|Origin:||from a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure)|
|Reference:||TDNT - 2:517,229|
|In Greek:||elpida 18, elpidi 12, elpidov 13, elpiv 10|
|In NET:||hope 47, a hope 2, confident expectation 1, in hope 1|
|In AV:||hope 53, faith 1|
|Definition:||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
from a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure);
expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence:-faith, hope.
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