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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #3005 - λεῖμμα

Word Origin:
from (3007)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a remnant
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7611 ‑ שְׁאֵרִית (sheh‑ay‑reeth');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

λεῖμμα, ατος, τό,


1. remnant, residue, Phld. Herc. 1251.6 (pl.), Plu. Nic. 17, τοῦ παιδὸς τὰ λείμματα what was left of him, his remains, Hdt. 1.119; so, of persons, LXX 2 Kings 19:4, Romans 11:5.

2. in Music, interval of 256 243 left over when two τόνοι of 9 8 are measured off from the διὰ τεσσάρων (4 3), Ptol. Harm. 1.10, Gaud.Harm. 13, 15, Adrast. ap. Theon.Sm. p.68 H., al., Procl. in Ti. 2.168, 179 D.; misunderstood as the number 13 (256 243) by Plu. 2.1017f, cf. Anon. ap. Theon.Sm.p.69 H. in Rhythmic, the shortest pause, λ. ἐν ῥυθμῷ χρόνος κενὸς ἐλάχιστος Aristid.Quint. 1.18.

3. in Medicine, intermission in fever, Steph. in Gal. 1.268 D. (sg.and pl.).

4. deficiency, μὴ γενέσθαι μήτε δανεισμὸν μήτε λ. περὶ ταύτας τᾶς εἰσφορᾶς IG 5(1).1432.9 (Messene, i B.C. /i A.D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 λεῖμμα ( WH λίμμα, see their Appendix, p. 154and cf. Iota), λείμματος, τό (λείπω), a remnant: Romans 11:5. ( Herodotus 1,119; Plutarch, de profect. in virtut. c. 5; for שְׁאֵרִית, 2 Kings 19:4.)

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (Romans 11:5, WH λίμμα) see P Tebt I. 115.23 (B.C. 115–3) τὸ γεγονὼς (l. ὸς) λῖμμα (l. λεῖμμα) (πυροῦ) : cf. Mayser Gr. p. 84.


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