1485. ethos
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ethos: custom, a usage (prescribed by habit or law)
Original Word: ἔθος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: ethos
Phonetic Spelling: (eth'-os)
Short Definition: a custom
Definition: a custom, habit; an institute, rite.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 1485 éthos (from 1486 /éthō, "to be accustomed") – an unwritten custom; behavior based on tradition (a habit) fixed by the religious social life of a nation. See 1486 (ethō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ethó
custom, a usage (prescribed by habit or law)
NASB Translation
custom (6), customs (5), habit (1).

STRONGS NT 1485: ἔθος

ἔθος, ἐθεος (ἦθος), τό, from Aeschylus (Agam. 728 (?); better from Sophocles) down, custom: Luke 22:39; ἔθος ἐστι τίνι followed by an infinitive, John 19:40; Acts 25:16; Hebrews 10:25; contextually, usage prescribed by law, institute, prescription, rite: Luke 1:9; Luke 2:42; Acts 16:21; Acts 21:21; Acts 26:3; Acts 28:17; περιτέμνεσθαι τῷ ἔθει Μωϋσέως, Acts 15:1; ἀλλάξει τά ἔθη παρέδωκε Μωϋσῆς, Acts 6:14.

custom, manner

From etho; a usage (prescribed by habit or law) -- custom, manner, be wont.

see GREEK etho

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