corner graphic   Hi,    
Facebook image
ver. 2.0.17.02.21
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Lexicons

Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #959 - Βερνίκη

Transliteration
Berníkē
Phonetics
ber-nee'-kay  
Word Origin
from a provincial form of (5342) and (3529)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
Bernice = "bring victory"
  1. the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I. Acts 12:1
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Acts 3
Acts 3
Acts 3
BYZ TIS TR
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 2
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 2
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 2
NA WH
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 2
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 2


Thayer's Expanded Definition
 Βερνίκη, Βερνίκης, (for Βερενικη, and this the Macedonic form (cf. Sturz, De dial. Mac., p. 31) of Φερενικη (i. e. victorious)), Bernice or Berenice, daughter of Herod Agrippa the elder. She married first her uncle Herod, king of Chalcis, and after his death Polemon, king of Cilicia. Deserting him soon afterward, she returned to her brother Agrippa, with whom previously when a widow she was said to have lived incestuously. Finally she became for a tithe the mistress of the emperor Titus ( Josephus, Antiquities 19,5, 1; 20,7, 1,3; Tacitus, hist. 2,2,81; Suetonius, Titus 7): Acts 25:13,23; Acts 26:30. Cf. Hausrath in Schenkel i., p. 396f; (Farrar, St. Paul, ii. 599f).

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Βερνίκη

(elsewhere Βερενίκη ,

Macedonian form of Φερενίκη , cf. Veronica, Victoria), -ης , ή ,

Bernice, Berenice, daughter of Herod Agrippa I: Acts 25:13; Acts 25:23; Acts 26:30


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

This form, for the more usual Βερενίκη , is read by Wilcken (Add. et Corr. p. xi) in P Petr III. 1ii. 7 (B.C. 236) μητρ [ὸς θ ]εῶν Βερνείκης . Mayser Gr. p. 146 compares also Βερνικίω (νι ) in P Tebt I. 120.132 (B.C. 97 or 64). Add P Tebt II. 407.14 (A.D. 199) Βερνίκῃ Διδύμου γυναικί μου χαίρειν , and for the full form Preisigke 307 (Ptolemaic) βασίλισ ]σα Βερενίκη , ib. 438 (do.) Λίβυς Διονυσίου Νειλεὺς καὶ Βερενίκη ἡ γυνή , P Grenf I. 24.3 (B.C. 146–17) Βερενείκης εὐεργετίδ [ος . The shortened form is a good example of a phonetic principle working in Κοινή Greek, discovered by Kretschmer, by which an unaccented vowel tends to fall out after a liquid or nasal if the same vowel occurred in the neighbouring syllable (σκόρδον for σκόροδον , etc.).

 

 

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
Βερνικη Βερνίκη Βερνικης Βερνίκης Bernike Bernikē Berníke Berníkē Bernikes Bernikēs Berníkes Berníkēs

Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
the Seventh Week after Epiphany
There are 54 days til Easter!
Search for…
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
Prev Entry
Βενιαμίν
Next Entry
Βέροια
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology