ἔθος

Lemma: ἔθος
Literated: éthos
Pronounce: eth'-os
Part of Speech: Noun Neuter
Part of Speech: from ἔθω; a usage (prescribed by habit or law):--custom, manner, be wont.
Language: Greek
According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.
And he came out, and went, as he was wont, to the mount of Olives; and his disciples also followed him.
Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.
For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us.
And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.
And they are informed of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to walk after the customs.
To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.
Especially because I know thee to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently.
And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
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