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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1008 - βοτάνη

Transliteration
botánē
Phonetics
bot-an'-ay
Origin
from (G1006)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. an herb fit for fodder, green herb, growing plant
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1877 ‑ דֶּשֶׁא (deh'‑sheh);  2682 ‑ חָצִיר (khaw‑tseer');  6212 ‑ עֵשֶׂב (eh'‑seb);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βοτάνη [ ], , (βόσκω)

1. pasture, Il. 13.493, Pl. Prt. 321b, etc.; ἐκ βοτάνης ἀνιόντα Theoc. 25.87; ἐν β. Id. 28.12; ἔγρονται ἐς βοτάναν E. Fr. 773.29; β. ἁ λέοντος the lion's pasture, i.e. Nemea, Pi. N. 6.42: metaph., ὥσπερ ἐν κακῇ β. τρεφόμενοι Pl. R. 401c.

2. fodder, Od. 10.411.

3. herb, Thphr. HP 4.4.13, Dsc. 1 Praef. 1 (pl.), etc.

4. in pl., plants, as material for making clothes, opp. δοραί, Diog. Oen. 10.

5. weeds, Thphr. HP 2.7.5, POxy. 729.22 (ii A. D.): in pl., Gp. 2.46.2.

6. ἱερὰ β., = περιστερεών, Dsc. 4.60.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βοτάνη , -ης ,

(< βόσκω ),

[in LXX for H6212, H1877, H2682;]

1. grass, fodder.

2. green herb: Hebrews 6:7.†

SYN.: λάχανον G3001, a garden herb, a vegetable.


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

βοτάνη is common in the magic papyri, e.g. P Lond 46.199 (iv/A.D.) (= I. p. 71) κυνοκεφάλ (ιον ) βοτ (άνην ) —a herb mentioned by Pliny (N. H. xxx. 2) as employed for magical purposes (Ed.). In P Amh II. 91.12 (A.D. 159) κατασπορὰς βοτανισμούς is rendered by the editors ";sowing and weeding."; For βοτανισμός see also BGU I. 197.17 (A.D. 17), ib. II. 526.19, .34 (A.D. 86).

 

 

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
βοτάνη βοτανην βοτάνην βοτρύδια botanen botanēn botánen botánēn
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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