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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #4139 - πλησίον

Transliteration:
plēsíon
Phonetics:
play-see'-on  
Word Origin:
neuter of a derivative of pelas (near)
Parts of Speech:
Adverb
TDNT:
6:311,872
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a neighbour
    1. a friend
    2. any other person, and where two are concerned, the other (thy fellow man, thy neighbour), according to the Jews, any member of the Hebrew nation and commonwealth
    3. according to Christ, any other man irrespective of nation or religion with whom we live or whom we chance to meet
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Neuter of a derivative of πελας pelas (near)

πέλᾰς,

Adv. near, hard by, c. gen., which commonly stands before π., Τηλεμάχου π. ἵστατο Od. 15.257; Νείλου π . A. Supp. 308, cf. Ag. 1038, 1671; καὶ τάδ' ἀγχόνης π . E. Heracl. 246, cf. HF 1109; also before its case, π. τῆς Κασταλίης Hdt. 8.39, cf. 138; αὕτη π. σοῦ S. El. 1474; separated from its case, Id. Ant. 580 .

2. c. dat., π. ἐμβόλῳ, σκάπτῳ π ., Pi. O. 7.18, N. 11.4; σοὶ π . A. Supp. 208, cf. Fr. 102 .

3. abs., χριμφθεὶς πέλας Od. 10.516; π. στείχειν, παρεῖναι, παραστατεῖν, E. Or. 877, S. Aj. 83, A. Th. 669 .

II οἱ π . (sc. ὄντες ) one's neighbours, Democr. 293, Antipho Soph. 58, Hdt. 1.97, Critias 15.6 D., Th. 1.69, 4.78, 92, Arist. EN 1169a14, etc.; one's fellow creatures, E. Heracl. 2, Hipp. 441; τὰ τῶν πέλας κακά, opp. τὰ οἰκήϊα, Hdt. 7.152: sg., ὁ π . one's neighbour, Id. 3.142, Th. 1.32; πᾶς τις αὑτὸν τοῦ π. μᾶλλον φιλεῖ E. Med. 86; cf. πλησίον .

III Sup. πελαστάτω nearest, Hp. Loc. Hom. 12, 45, Mul. 1.66: a Sup. Adj. πελάστατος, η, ον, IG 14.352 ii65 ( Halaesa ).

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