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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4215 - ποταμός

Transliteration
potamós
Phonetics
pot-am-os'  
Word Origin
probably from a derivative of the alternate of (4095) (cf (4224))
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
6:595,921
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a stream, a river
  2. a torrent
  3. floods
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2975 ‑ יְאוֹר (yeh‑ore');  5104 ‑ נָהָר (naw‑hawr');  5158 ‑ נַחְלָה (nakh'‑al, nakh'‑law, nakh‑al‑aw');  6388 ‑ פֶּלֶג (peh'‑leg);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (16) NAS (17) HCS (17)
Matthew 2
Mark 1
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 1
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 8
Matthew 3
Mark 1
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 1
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 8
Matthew 3
Mark 1
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 1
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 8
BYZ TIS TR
N-APM 1
N-ASM 5
N-DSM 2
N-GPM 2
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 3
N-NSM 2
N-APM 1
N-ASM 5
N-DSM 3
N-GPM 2
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 3
N-NSM 2
N-APM 1
N-ASM 5
N-DSM 2
N-GPM 2
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 3
N-NSM 2
NA WH
N-APM 1
N-ASM 5
N-DSM 3
N-GPM 2
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 3
N-NSM 1
T-NSM 1
N-APM 1
N-ASM 5
N-DSM 3
N-GPM 2
N-GSM 1
N-NPM 3
N-NSM 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ποτᾰμός, ὁ,

river, stream, Ὠκεανοῖο ἐξ οὗ περ πάντες π. Il. 21.196; π. ἁλιμυρήεις, ἀργυροδίνης, βαθυδίνης, βαθύρροος, δεινός, διιπετής, δινήεις, ἐΰρροος, ἐρίδουπος, εὐρὺ ῥέων, θεῖος, ἱερός, ἴφθιμος, καλλίροος, κελάδων, λάβρος, πλήθων, χειμάρροος, ὠκύροος, Od. 5.460, Il. 21.8, 212, 8, 25, 17.263, Od. 11.242, Il. 21.130, Od. 10.515 (pl.), Il. 21.304, Od. 11.238, 10.351 (pl.), Il. 17.749 (pl.), Od. 5.441, Il. 18.576, 21.270, 5.87, 87, 598; νυκτὸς π., of the rivers of hell, Pi. Fr. 130.9: prov., ἄνω ποταμῶν, of extraordinary events, A. Fr. 335, etc. (in full, ἄνω π. ἱερῶν χωροῦσι παγαί E. Med. 410 (lyr.)); π. οὐκ ἔστιν ἐμβῆναι δὶς τῷ αὐτῷ Heraclit. 91; π. θαλάσσῃ ἐρίζεις, of unequal combats, Suid., etc.

2. metaph., rivers of fire or lava, Pi. P. 1.22, A. Pr. 370: Com., ζωμοῦ π. κρέα θερμὰ κυλίνδων Telecl. 1.8, cf. Pherecr. 108.3; also π. πραγμάτων Porph. Marc. 5 .

3. artificial stream, canal, Str. 16.1.10, Arr. An. 7.21.1; οἱ ὀρυχθέντες π. OGI 54.23 (Adule, iii B. C. ).

II personified, rivergod, Il. 20.7, 73, etc.

III name of the constellation Eridanus, Eudox. ap. Hipparch. 1.2.20, Arat. 358, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ποταμός, ποταμοῦ, , from Homer down, the Sept. for נָהָר and יְאֹר, a stream, a river: Matthew 3:6 L T Tr WH; Mark 1:5; Acts 16:13; 2 Corinthians 11:26 ( Winer's Grammar, § 30,2a.); Revelation 8:10; Revelation 9:14; Revelation 12:15; Revelation 16:4,12; Revelation 22:1 f; equivalent to a torrent, Matthew 7:25,27; Luke 6:48; Revelation 12:15f; plural figuratively equivalent to the greatest abundance (cf. colloquial English streams, floods), John 7:38.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ποταμός , -οῦ , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H5104, H2975;]

a river, stream, torrent: ; ; , :, , , , ; ; ; ; ; . Fig., pl., Papyri ὕδατος ζῶντος , .

 

 

 

 


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";the day before the Sabbath,"; in NT only Mark 15:42, where it is an explanation of παρασκευή for the benefit of non-Jewish readers. The word occurs in Judith 8:6, and in the titles of Psalms 92:1-15 [MT Psalms 91:1-16] א, Psalms 92:1-15 [MT Psalms 93:1-5] אB.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
ποταμοι ποταμοί ποταμοὶ ποταμοίς ποταμον ποταμόν ποταμὸν ποταμος ποταμός ποταμὸς ποταμου ποταμού ποταμοῦ ποταμους ποταμούς ποταμοὺς ποταμω ποταμώ ποταμῷ ποταμων ποταμών ποταμῶν potamo potamō potamoi potamoì potamôi potamō̂i potamon potamón potamòn potamôn potamōn potamō̂n potamos potamós potamòs potamou potamoû potamous potamoùs

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