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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #4161 - ποίημα

Word Origin:
from (4160)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. that which has been made
  2. a work
    1. of the works of God as creator
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4639 ‑ מַעֲשֶׂה (mah‑as‑eh');   6467 ‑ פֹּעַל (po'‑al);  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ποί-ημα, ατος, τό, ( ποιέω )

anything made or done: hence, I work, π. χρύσεα, χάλκεα καὶ σιδήρεα, Hdt. 4.5, 7.84, cf. 2.135; Γλαύκου τοῦ Χίου π. Id. 1.25; of the works of Daedalus, Pl. Men. 97e; π. ἐραστοῦ a lover's invention, Id. R. 474e; product, of land formed by silting-up of rivers, Arr. An. 5.6.4 (pl.).

2. poem, Cratin. 186, Pl. Phd. 60d, Ly. 221d; τὰ μετὰ μέτρου π. Isoc. 2.7, 15.45; π. εἰς τὰς Μούσας IG 7.1773.17 (Thespiae, ii A. D. ): pl., of single verses, = ἔπη, D.H. 1.41, Comp. 3 . poetical, esp. metrical, form, περὶ ποιήματος, title of work by Hephaestio.

3. fiction, Arr. An. 5.6.5 (pl.).

4. onomatopoeic word, Hsch. s.v. μάματα.

II deed, act, opp. πάθημα, Pl. R. 437b (pl.), Sph. 248b; π. πονηρά LXX 2 Esdras 9:13 . (Written ποιϝήματα (in signf. 1.1 ) in Mnemos. 57.208 (Argos, vi B.C. ).)

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ποίημα, ποιήματος, τό (ποιέω), that which has been made; a work: of the works of God as creator, Romans 1:20; those κτισθέντες by God ἐπί ἔργοις ἀγαθοῖς are spoken of as ποίημα τοῦ Θεοῦ ( A. V. his workmanship), Ephesians 2:10. ( Herodotus, Plato, others; the Sept. chiefly for מַעֲשֶׂה.)

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";put forward"; (Acts 19:33) : cf. P Ryl II. 77.43 (A.D. 192) ἐμάθομεν τὸν Ἀχιλλέα προβαλόμενον ἑαυτὸν (";put himself forward";) εἰς ἐξηγ (ητείαν), P Oxy XII. 1424.5 (c. A.D. 318) φησὶν προβεβλῆσθαι εἰς λειτουργίαν, ";he says that he has been appointed to a public office"; (Edd.), and from the inscrr. Syll 732 (= .3 1104).29 (B.C. 37–6) ἡ σύνοδος. . . ὁμοθυμαδὸν προεβάλετο τοὺς εἰσοίσοντας αὐτοῖς αὐτοῖς τὰς καθηκούσας τιμάς, ib. 364 (= .3 797).23 (A.D. 37) φίλους τε κρινεῖν, οὓν ἂν αὐτὸς προαιρῆται, καὶ ἐχθρούς, οὓς ἂν αὐτὸς προβάληται. See also P Grenf I. 11i. 14, ii. 13 (B.C. 157).

For προβολή, see P Tebt I. 5.225 (B.C. 118) with the editors’note, also PSI VI. 666.10 (iii/B.C.) and P Flor II. 153.10 (A.D. 268).


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