ver. 2.0.15.05.04
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to http://classic.studylight.org/
Problem finding something? Get the StudyLight-HowTo PDF file or read the "Frequently Asked Questions"

Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #189 - ἀκοή

Transliteration:
akoḗ
Phonetics:
ak-o-ay'  
Word Origin:
from (191)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
TDNT:
1:221,34
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. the sense of hearing
  2. the organ of hearing, the ear
  3. the thing heard
    1. instruction, namely oral
      1. of preaching the gospel
    2. hearsay, report or rumour
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 8085 ‑ שָׁמַע (shaw‑mah');   8104 ‑ שָׁמַר (shaw‑mar');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀκοή, ἡ, ἀκουή· (ἀκοϝ, cf. ἀκούω):

I

1. hearing, sound heard, ἕκαθεν δέ τε γίγνετ' ἀ. Il. 16.634.

2. thing heard, tidings, μετὰ πατρὸς ἀκουὴν ἱκέσθαι, βῆναι, Od. 2.308, 4.701; κατὰ τὴν Σόλωνος ἀκοήν according to Solon's story, Pl. Ti. 21a; report, Pi. P. 1.84, 90; ἀ. σοφοῖς thing for wise men to listen to, ib. 9.78; ἀκοῇ ἱστορεῖν, παραλαβεῖν τι by hearsay, Hdt. 2.29, 148; ἐπίστασθαι Antipho 5.67, Th. 4.126; ἐξ ἀκοῆς λέγειν Pl. Phd. 61d; τὰς ἀ. τῶν προγεγενημένων traditions, Th. 1.20; ἀκοαὶ.. λόγων Id. 1.73; ἀκοὴν μαρτυρεῖν, προσάγειν, give, bring hearsay evidence, D. 57.4; βαρὺν.. ἀκοῆς ψόφον AP 6.220 (Diosc.); ἐκ γὰρ ἀκουῆς οἰκτίρω σε ib. 7.220 (Agath.).

II

1. sense of hearing, Hdt. 1.38, etc.; joined with ὄψις, Pl. Phd. 65b, etc.; οἷς ὦτα μέν ἐστιν, ἀκοαὶδὲ οὐκ ἔνεισιν Ph. 1.474.

2. act of hearing, ἐς ἀκοὰν ἐμήν to my hearing, my ear, A. Pr. 689; γᾶρυν ἀραρεῖν ἀκοαῖσι Simon. 41; ὀξεῖαν ἀ... λόγοις διδούς S. El. 30; ἀκοῇ κλύειν Id. Ph. 1412; ἀκοαῖς δέχεσθαι, εἰς ἀκοὰς.. ἥκειν, E. IT 1496, Ph. 1480; δι' ἀκοῆς αἰσθάνεσθαι Pl. Lg. 900a; ἀκοὴν ὑπειπών demanding a hearing, E. HF 962; τοῖς ἀκροάμασι τὰς ἀ. ἀνατεθεικώς Plb. 24.5.9.

3. ear, ὀππάτεσσι δ' οὖδεν ὄρημ', ἐπιρρόμβεισι δ' ἄκουαι Sapph. 2.12, cf. A.R. 4.17; ἀπεσθίει μου τὴν ἀ. Hermipp. 52, cf. Pherecr. 199; δυσὶν ἀκοαῖς κρίνειν with two ears, Arist. Pol. 1287b27, cf. Pr. 960a30, Call. Fr. 106.5.

III hearing, listening to, ἀκοῆς ἄξιος Pl. Tht. 142d; εἰς ἀκοὴν φωνῆς within hearing of.., D.S. 19.41. obedience, ἀ. ὑπὲρ θυσίαν ἀγαθή LXX 1 Kings 15:22. in pl., place where supernatural voices are heard, IG 4.955.10 (Epid.), Marin. Procl. 32; αἱ ἀ. τοῦ θεοῦ Aristid. Or. 47(23).13.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ἀκοή, (ῆς, , (from an assumed perfect form ἤκοα, cf. ἀγορά above (but cf. epic Ακουν; Curtius, p. 555));

1. hearing, by which one perceives sounds; sense of hearing 1 Corinthians 12:17; 2 Peter 2:8. Hebraistically, ἀκοή ἀκούειν by hearing to hear, i. e., to perceive by hearing, Matthew 13:14; Acts 28:26 ( Isaiah 6:9); cf. Winer s Grammar, § 44,8 Rem. 3, p. 339; § 54,3, p. 466; (Buttmann, 183 f (159)).

2. the organ of hearing, the ear: Mark 7:35; Luke 7:1; 2 Timothy 4:3,4; Acts 17:20; Hebrews 5:11.

3. a thing heard;

a. instruction, namely oral; specifically, the preaching of the gospel, ( A. V. text report): John 12:38; Romans 10:16f (τίς ἐπίστευσε τῇ ἀκοή ἡμῶν; from Isaiah 53:1, Hebrew שְׁמוּעָה, which in 2 Samuel 4:4, etc., is rendered ἀγγελία); ἀκοή πίστεως preaching on the necessity of faith, (German Glaubenspredigt), Galatians 3:2,5; λόγος ἀκοῆς equivalent to λόγος ἀκουσθείς (cf. Winer's Grammar, 531 (494 f)): 1 Thessalonians 2:13; Hebrews 4:2.

b. hearsay, report, rumor; τίνος, concerning anyone: Matthew 4:24; Matthew 14:1; Matthew 24:6; Mark 1:28; Mark 13:7. (Frequent in Greek writings.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Frequency / Word / Parsing Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (24)NAS (23)HCS (22)
Matthew4
Mark3
Luke1
John1
Acts2
Romans2
1 Corinthians1
Galatians2
1 Thessalonians1
2 Timothy2
Hebrews2
2 Peter1
Matthew4
Mark3
Luke1
John1
Acts2
Romans2
1 Corinthians1
Galatians2
2 Timothy2
Hebrews2
2 Peter1
Matthew4
Mark3
Luke1
John1
Acts1
Romans3
1 Corinthians2
Galatians2
1 Thessalonians1
2 Timothy2
Hebrews1
2 Peter1
List of Word Forms
ακοαι ακοαί ἀκοαί ακοαις ακοαίς ἀκοαῖς ακοας ακοάς ἀκοὰς ακοη ακοή ἀκοή ἀκοὴ Ἀκοῇ ακοην ακοήν ἀκοήν ἀκοὴν ακοης ακοής ἀκοῆς ακολάστοις ακόλαστον ακολάστου akoai akoaí akoais akoaîs akoas akoàs akoe akoē akoḗ akoḕ Akoêi Akoē̂i akoen akoēn akoḗn akoḕn akoes akoês akoēs akoē̂s
Search for…
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
α  β  γ  δ  ε  ζ  η  θ  ι  κ  λ  μ
ν  ξ  ο  π  ρ  σ  τ  υ  φ  χ  ψ  ω
Prev Entry
ἀκμήν
Next Entry
ἀκολουθέω
Download the Language Fonts
Below you will find links to the TrueType font(s) used in this resource. Simply right-mouse click the link and save it to your fonts

Once you have finished you might need to close all open browsers and open your fonts directory to initialized the font(s) you just installed.

SIL Galatia Greek font
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