Word: elpij

Pronounce: el-pece'

Strongs Number: G1680

Orig: from a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:--faith, hope.

Use: TDNT-2:517,229 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H932 H982 H2113 H2380 H2617 H3689 H4007 H4268 H5082 H5315 H5833 H6643 H6957 H7364 H7664 H8431 H8615

    1) expectation of evil, fear
    2) expectation of good, hope
    2a) in the Christian sense
    2a1) joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation
    3) on hope, in hope, having hope
    3a) the author of hope, or he who is its foundation
    3b) the thing hoped for