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Entry for Strong's #5550 - χρόνος

Transliteration
chrónos
Phonetics
khron'-os  
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
9:581,1337
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. time either long or short
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 319 ‑ אַחֲרִית (akh‑ar‑eeth');  2161 ‑ זָמַם (zaw‑mam');  3117 ‑ יוֹם (yome);  3453 ‑ יָשִׁישׁ (yaw‑sheesh');  4801 ‑ מֶרְחָק (mer‑khawk');  5704 ‑ עַד (ad);  5704 ‑ עַד (ad);  6256 ‑ עֵת (ayth);  6471 ‑ פַּעֲמָה (pah'‑am, pah‑am‑aw');  7093 ‑ קֵץ (kates);  7281 ‑ רֶגַע (reh'‑gah);  8447 ‑ תֹּר (tore, tore);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (53) NAS (49) HCS (50)
Matthew 3
Mark 2
Luke 6
John 4
Acts 17
Romans 2
1 Corinthians 2
Galatians 2
1 Thessalonians 1
2 Timothy 1
Titus 1
Hebrews 3
1 Peter 4
Jude 1
Revelation 4
Matthew 3
Mark 2
Luke 7
John 4
Acts 17
Romans 2
1 Corinthians 2
Galatians 2
1 Thessalonians 1
2 Timothy 1
Titus 1
Hebrews 3
1 Peter 4
Jude 1
Revelation 4
Matthew 3
Luke 7
John 3
Acts 16
Romans 2
1 Corinthians 2
Galatians 2
1 Thessalonians 1
2 Timothy 1
Titus 1
Hebrews 3
1 Peter 4
Jude 1
Revelation 4
BYZ TIS TR
N-APM 3
N-ASM 28
N-DPM 2
N-DSM 4
N-GPM 6
N-GSM 3
N-NSM 7
N-APM 3
N-ASM 27
N-DPM 2
N-DSM 5
N-GPM 6
N-GSM 4
N-NSM 7
N-APM 3
N-ASM 28
N-DPM 2
N-DSM 4
N-GPM 6
N-GSM 3
N-NSM 7
NA WH
N-APM 3
N-ASM 27
N-DPM 2
N-DSM 5
N-GPM 6
N-GSM 4
N-NSM 7
N-APM 3
N-ASM 31
N-DPM 3
N-DSM 5
N-GPM 7
N-GSM 4
N-NSM 7


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χρόνος, ὁ,

time, Hom. (v. infr.), etc.: dist. fr. καιρός, D. 59.35, cf. Ammon. Diff. p.79 V.; τῶν δὲ πεπραγμένων ἀποίητον οὐδ' ἂν χ. δύναιτο θέμεν τέλος P. O. 2.17; μυρίος χ. Id. I. 5(4).28, S. OC 618; μακρὸς κἀναρίθμητος χ. Id. Aj. 646; ὁ πᾶς χ. Pi. P. 1.46, cf. A. Eu. 484; πρόπας χ. ib. 898; ἐς τὸ πᾶν χρόνου ib. 670; but in Prose, τοῦ χ. τὸν πλεῖστον Th. 1.30, cf. Isoc. 9.41; τὸν πρῶτον τοῦ χ. X. Lac. 1.5; τὸν δι' αἰῶνος χ. A. Ag. 554; χρόνου πολλοῦ δέονται take a long time, X. Smp. 2.4, etc.; δότε τι τῷ χ. Antipho 5.86. time in the abstract, ἀμερὴς χ. Timo 76; τριμερής S.E. M. 10.197, cf. Plu. 2.153b; defined by Zeno Stoic. 1.26, Apollod. ib. 3.260.

2. a definite time, period, δεκέτης, τρίμηνος, S. Ph. 715 (lyr.), Tr. 164; χ. βίου, ἥβης χ., E. Alc. 670, El. 20; πολὺν ἀριθμὸν χρόνου γεγονότες Aeschin. 1.49: pl., of points or periods of time, τοῖς χ. ἀκριβῶς with chronological accuracy, Th. 1.97; τοῖς χ. by the dates, Isoc. 11.36; μετενεγκόντα τοὺς χ. altering the dates, D. 18.225; μακρῶν καὶ πολλῶν χρόνων Pl. Lg. 798b; τεσσαράκοντα χρόνους ἐνιαυτῶν IG 5(1).728.7 (Sparta), cf. 14.1747.3 (Rome); χρόνων μῆκος (dub., leg. χρόνου) Chor. 35.51 p.403 F.-R. date, term of payment due, Leg.Gort. 1.10, al. year, Ἑλληνικά 1.233 (Rhamnus, i B. C.), PLond. 2.417.14 (iv A. D.), App.Anth. 6.154.1 (leg. εἷς ἔτι), Ps.- Ptol. Centil. 24, cf. EM 254.13. equatorial degree, Ptol. Tetr. 44, Paul.Al. A. 2, al., Cat.Cod.Astr. 5(1).240.

3. Special phrases: acc., χρόνον for a while, for a long or short time, Od. 4.599, 6.295, Hdt. 1.175, 7.223, etc.; πολὺν χρόνον for a long time, Od. 11.161; δηρὸν χ. Il. 14.206; οὐκ ὀλίγον χ. 19.157; τοῦτον τὸν χ. Hdt. 1.75; ἐς τὸν αἰὲν χ. for ever, E. Or. 207 (lyr.); οὐ πολὺς χ. ἐξ οὗ.. Pl.R. 452c; παλαιὸς ἀφ' οὗ χρόνος S. Aj. 600 (lyr.); ἦν χρόνος ἐν ᾧ.., or ὅτε.., Linusap. D.L. Prooem. 4, Critias 25.1 D.; ἕνα χ. once for all, Il. 15.511. gen., χρόνου περιιόντος as time came round, Hdt. 4.155; so χ. ἐπιγενομένου, διεξελθόντος, προβαίνοντος, Id. 1.28, 2.52, 3.53; χρόνου γενομένου after a time, D.S. 20.109; ὀλίγου χρόνου in a short time, Hdt. 3.134; πολλοῦ.. οὐχ ἑόρακά πω χρόνου Ar. Pl. 98; οὐ μακροῦ χ., τοῦ λοιποῦ χ., S. El. 478 (lyr.), 817; βαιοῦ κοὐχὶ μυρίου χ. Id. OC 397; ποίου χρόνου; A. Ag. 278; πόσου χ.; after how long? Ar. Ach. 83. dat., χρόνῳ in process of time, Xenoph. 18, Hdt. 1.80, 176, al.: freq. in Trag., as A. Ag. 126, 463, Ch. 650 (all lyr.); also χρόνῳ κοτέ Hdt. 9.62; τῷ χ. ποτέ Ar. Nu. 865; χρόνῳ, χρόνοις ὕστερον, long after, Th. 1.8, Lys. 3.39; οὐ χρόνῳ immediately, Ps. Democr. Alch. p. 49B.: also c. Art., τῷ χ. Ar. Nu. 66, 1242. ὁ ἄλλος χ., in Att., of past time, D. 20.16, ὁ λοιπὸς χ., of future, v. λοιπός 3; so χ. ἐφέρπων, ἐπαντέλλων, μέλλων, Pi. O. 6.97, 8.28, 10(11).7; also κατὰ χ. ἱκνούμενον or κατὰ χ. [τὸν] ἱ. at a later (or the fitting) time, Ant.Lib. 27.4 (cf. ἱκνέομαι 111.2).

4. with Preps.: — ἀνὰ χρόνον in course of time, after a time, Hdt. 1.173, 2.151, 5.27, al. ἀφ' οὗ χρόνου from such time as.., X. Cyr. 1.2.13. διὰ χρόνου after a time, after an interval, S. Ph. 758, Ar. Lys. 904, Pl. 1055, Th. 2.94; διὰ χρόνου πολλοῦ Hdt. 3.27; διὰ π. χ. Ar. V. 1476; διὰ μακρῶν χρόνων Pl. Ti. 22d: but χρόνος.. διὰ χρόνου προὔβαινέ μοι means one space of time after another, day after day, S. Ph. 285. ἐκ πολλοῦ τευ χ. a long time since, long ago, Hdt. 2.58. ἐν χρόνῳ, like χρόνῳ, in course of time, at length, A. Eu. 1000 (lyr.); for a long time, Pl. Phdr. 278d; ἐν πολλῷ χρόνῳ ib. 228a; ἐν χρόνοισι perh. formerly, [ Emp. ] Sphaer. 108 (leg. Κάρπιμος). ἐντὸς χρόνου within a certain time, Hdt. 8.104. ἐπὶ χρόνον for a time, for a while, Il. 2.299, Od. 14.193, Hdt. 1.116; πολλὸν ἐπὶ χ. Od. 12.407; χρόνον ἐπὶ μακρόν Hdt. 1.81; παυρίδιον or παῦρον ἐπὶ χ., Hes. Op. 133, 326. ἐς χρόνον hereafter, Hdt. 3.72, 9.89. i μετὰ χρόνον after a time, Id. 2.52, etc.; μέχρι τοῦ αὐτοῦ χ. up to the same time, Th. 1.13. πρὸ τοῦ καθήκοντος χ. Aeschin. 3.126; so τοῦ χρόνου πρόσθεν S. Ant. 461. σὺν (ξὺν) χρόνῳ, like χρόνῳ or διὰ χρόνου, A. Ag. 1378, Eu. 555 (lyr.). ὑπὸ χρόνου by lapse of time, Th. 1.21: but ὑπὸ αὐτὸν τὸν χ. about the same time, Hdt. 7.165, cf. Th. 1.100 (pl.).

II lifetime, age, ὁ μακρὸς ἀνθρώπων χρόνος S. Ph. 306; χρόνῳ παλαιοί Id. OC 112; χρόνῳ μείων ib. 374; τοσόσδε τῷ χ. so far gone in years, Pl. Ax. 365b; χρόνῳ βραδύς S. OC 875.

III season or portion of the year, περιγράψαι τοῦ ἔτους χρόνον X. Mem. 1.4.12. delay, οὐδ' ἐποίησαν (fort. ἐνεποίησαν) χ. οὐδένα D. 19.163; χρόνον δ' αἱ νύκτες ἔχοντι linger, Theoc. 21.25; χρόνους ἐμποιεῖν to interpose delays, D. 23.93. Gramm., 1 tense of a verb, D.H. Th. 24, A.D. Adv. 123.17, D.T. 638.3.

2. time or quantity of a syllable, Longin. 39.4, A.D. Synt. 130.4, al.: βραχὺς χ. a short syllable, ib. 309.23; of the augment, ib. 237.10.

3. in Rhythmic and Music, time, διαιρεῖται ὁ χ. ὑπὸ τῶν ῥυθμιζομένων Aristox. Rhyth. p.79 W., etc.; ὁ πρῶτος [χ. ] time-unit, ibid., Aristid. Quint. 1.14, etc.; χρόνος κενός ib.18: freq. in pl., λέξις εἰς χρόνους τεθεῖσα διαφέροντας Aristox. Rhyth. p.77 W., cf. Anon.Rhythm. Oxy. 9ii6; [ μέτρα] προχωρεῖ ἕως λ χρόνων Aristid.Quint. 1.23.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 χρόνος, χρόνου, , from Homer down, the Sept. for יום, עֵת, etc. time: Hebrews 11:32; Revelation 10:6; χρόνος τοῦ φαινομένου ἀστέρος, the time since the star began to shine (cf. φαίνω, 2a.), Matthew 2:7; ( χρόνος τοῦ τεκεῖν αὐτήν ( Genesis 25:24), Luke 1:57 ( Buttmann, 267 (230); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 44,4a.)); τῆς ἐπαγγελίας, Acts 7:17; τῆς παροικίας, 1 Peter 1:17; χρονοι ἀποκαταστάσεως, Acts 3:21; οἱ χρονοι τῆς ἀγνοίας, Acts 17:30; χρόνου διαγενομένου, Acts 27:9; πόσος χρόνος ἐστιν, ὡς τοῦτο γέγονεν, Mark 9:21; παρεληλυθώς χρόνος, 1 Peter 4:3 (where Rec. adds τοῦ βίου); τεσσαρακονταετής, Acts 7:23; Acts 13:18; στιγμή χρόνου, Luke 4:5; πλήρωμα τοῦ χρόνου, Galatians 4:4; ποιεῖν ((which see, II. d.) to spend) χρόνον, Acts 15:33; Acts 18:23; βιῶσαι τόν ἐπίλοιπον χρόνον, 1 Peter 4:2; διδόναι χρόνον τίνι (i. e. a space of time, respite), ἵνα etc. Revelation 2:21 (( Josephus, b. j. 4,3, 10)); plural joined with καιροί, Acts 1:7; 1 Thessalonians 5:1 (see καιρός, 2e., p. 319a); ἐπ' ἐσχάτων ( L T Tr WH ἐσχάτου) τῶν χρόνων (see ἔσχατος, 1at the end), 1 Peter 1:20; (add, ἐπ' ἐσχάτου τοῦ ( Tr WH omit τοῦ) χρόνου, Jude 1:18 L T Tr WH). with prepositions: ἄχρι, Acts 3:21; διά τόν χρόνον, on account of the length of time, Hebrews 5:12 ( Polybius 2,21, 2; Alciphron 1,26, 9); ἐκ χρόνων ἱκανῶν, for a long time, Luke 8:27 ( R G L Tr marginal reading (see below)); ἐν χρόνῳ, Acts 1:6,21; ἐν ἐσχάτῳ χρόνῳ, Jude 1:18 Rec.; ἐπί χρόνον ( A. V. for a while), Luke 18:4; ἐπί πλείονα χρόνον ( A. V. a longer time), Acts 18:20; ἐφ' ὅσον χρόνον for so long time as, so long as, Romans 7:1; 1 Corinthians 7:39; Galatians 4:1; κατά τόν χρόνον, according to (the relations of) the time, Matthew 2:16; μετά πολύν χρόνον, Matthew 25:19; μετά τοσοῦτον χρόνον Hebrews 4:7; πρό χρόνων αἰωνίων ( R. V. before times eternal), 2 Timothy 1:9; Titus 1:2. the dative is used to express the time during which something occurs (dative of duration of time, cf. Winer s Grammar, § 31,9; (Buttmann, § 133,26)): (χρόνῳ ἱκανῷ, for a long time, Luke 8:27 T Tr text WH); ἱκανῷ χρόνῳ, Acts 8:11; (τοσούτῳ χρόνῳ, John 14:9 L T Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading); πολλοῖς χρόνοις ( R. V. marginal reading of a long time ( A. V. oftentimes); cf. πολύς, c.), Luke 8:29; αἰωνίοις ( R. V. through times eternal), Romans 16:25. the accusative is used in answer to the question how long: χρόνον, for a while, Acts 19:22. Revelation 6:11 (where in R L T Tr WH μικρόν is added); also χρόνον τινα ( A. V. a while), 1 Corinthians 16:7; ὅσον χρόνον ( A. V. while), Mark 2:19; χρόνους ἱκανούς, for a long time, Luke 20:9; μικρόν χρόνον, John 7:33; John 12:35; Revelation 20:3; πολύν χρόνον John 5:6; τοσοῦτον χρόνον, John 14:9 ( R G Tr text WH text); ἱκανόν ( A. V. long time), Acts 14:3; οὐκ ὀλίγον ( R. V. no little time), Acts 14:28; τόν πάντα χρόνον, Acts 20:18. (On the ellipsis of χρόνος in such phrases as ἀφ' οὗ, ἐν τῷ ἑξῆς ( Luke 7:11 L marginal reading Tr text WH text), ἐν τῷ καθεξῆς ( Luke 8:1), ἐξ ἱκανοῦ, etc., see ἀπό, I:4b., p. 58b top, ἑξῆς, καθεξῆς, ἐκ IV:1, etc. Synonym: see καιρός, at the end; cf. αἰών, at the end.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χρόνος , -ου , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H3117, also for H6256, etc.;]

time (a space of time, whether long or short; cf. Lft., Notes, 70): , , , ; ; ; ; ; , , ; , ; στιγμὴ χρόνου , ; πλήρωμα τοῦ χ ., ; ποιεῖν χ ., ; ; βιῶσαι , ; διδόναι , ; pl., χ . καὶ ( ) καιροί (Lft., l.c.), , ; ἐπ᾿ ἐσχάτου τῶν χ . (χρόνου ), , ; c. prep., ἄχρι , ; διὰ τὸν χ ., ; ἐν χ ., ; ; ἐπὶ (πλείονα ) χ ., , ; ἐφ᾿ ὅσον χ ., , , ; κατὰ τὸν χ ., ; μετὰ τολὺν (τοσοῦτον ) χ ., , ; πρὸ χ . αἰωςίων , , , instr. dat. of extension of time (v. M, Pr., 75, 148; Deiss., LAE, 206), ; , , ; acc, of duration of time, , , ; ; ; , ; ; ; , , .

SYN.: see καιρός G2540.

 

 

 

 


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List of Word Forms
χρονοις χρόνοις χρονον χρόνον χρονος χρόνος χρονου χρόνου χρονους χρόνους χρονω χρόνω χρόνῳ χρονων χρόνων chrono chronō chrónoi chrónōi chronois chrónois chronon chronōn chrónon chrónōn chronos chrónos chronou chrónou chronous chrónous

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