3669. homoiósis
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homoiósis: a making like, likeness
Original Word: ὁμοίωσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: homoiósis
Phonetic Spelling: (hom-oy'-o-sis)
Short Definition: making like, likeness
Definition: making like, likeness, resemblance.

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Cognate: 3669 homoíōsis (a feminine noun, used only in Js 3:9) – likeness; particularly, the application of God's likeness in all people by being created in His image (Gen 1:26, 27; Jn 1:4,7,9). See 3667 (homoiōma).

Js 3:9: "With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness (3669 /homoíōsis) of God" (NASU).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from homoioó
a making like, likeness
NASB Translation
likeness (1).

STRONGS NT 3669: ὁμοίωσις

ὁμοίωσις, ὁμοιώσεως, (ὁμοιόω);

1. a making like: opposed to ἀλλοίωσις, Plato, rep. 5, 454 c.

2. likeness (Plato, Aristotle, Theophrastus): καθ' ὁμοίωσιν Θεοῦ, after the likeness of God, James 3:9 from Genesis 1:26. (Cf. Trench, § xv.)


From homoioo; assimilation, i.e. Resemblance -- similitude.

see GREEK homoioo

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