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Strong's #1073 - γέμω

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  1. to be full, filled, full
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4390 ‑ מָלָא (maw‑lay', maw‑law');  5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (11)
Matthew 2
Luke 1
Romans 1
Revelation 7
NAS (11)
Matthew 2
Luke 1
Romans 1
Revelation 7
CSB (11)
Matthew 2
Luke 1
Romans 1
Revelation 7
BSB (11)
Matthew 2
Luke 1
Romans 1
Revelation 7
ESV (9)
Matthew 2
Luke 1
Romans 1
Revelation 5
WEB (12)
Matthew 3
Luke 1
Romans 1
Revelation 7
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


used only in pres. and impf.,

1. to be full, prop. of a ship, Hdt. 8.118, X. HG 5.1.21: generally, πάντα γ. Jul. MIsa 368c. = κύειν, Hsch.

2. c. gen. rei, to be full of, πλοῖα γέμοντα χρημάτων Th. 7.25; λιμὴν ἔγεμεν πλοίων Pl. Criti. 117e; κώμας πολλῶν καὶ ἀγαθῶν γεμούσας X. An. 4.6.27; of animals, to be laden. ὄνοι γέμοντες οἴνου καὶ βρωμάτων Posidon. 5: metaph., κόμπος τῆς ἀληθείας γ. A. Ag. 613, cf. S. OT 4; γέμω κακῶν δή E. HF 1245; γ. θρασύτητος Pl. Lg. 649d; ἀσυμμετ ρίας καὶ αἰς χρότητος γέμουσα ψυχή Id. Grg. 525a; πικρίας Phld. Ir. p.56 W.: c. dat., to be filled with, ἰτρίοισι, πέμμασι, Archipp. 9, Antiph. 174.2; γῆν πυρὸς γέμουσαν ῥεύμασιν Carc. 5; γ. ἐξ ἁρπαγῆς.Matthew 23:25.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

γέμω, defect. verb, used only in present and imperfect (in N. T. only in present indicative and participle); to be full, filled full;

a. τίνος (as generally in Greek writings): Matthew 23:25 Lachmann, 27; Luke 11:39; Romans 3:14 (from Psalm 9:28 ()); Revelation 4:6, 8; Revelation 5:8; Revelation 15:7; Revelation 17:3 R G (see below), ; .

b. ἐκ τίνος: Matthew 23:25 (γέμουσιν ἐξ ἁρπαγῆς (L omits; Tr brackets ἐξ) their contents are derived from plunder; see γεμίζω, b. (and references there)).

c. Hebraistically (see πληρόω, 1 (cf. Buttmann, 164 (143); Winer's Grammar, § 30, 8 b.)), with accusative of the material. γέμοντα (Treg. γέμον τά) ὀνόματα βλασφημίας, Revelation 17:3 (L T Tr WH (see above and cf. Buttmann, 80 (70))).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(used only in Pres. and impf.),

[in LXX for H4390, H5375;]

to be full;

1. properly, of a ship (Xen.).

2. Generally (Plat., al.),

(a) c. gen. rei: Matthew 23:27, Luke 11:39, Romans 3:14 (LXX) Revelation 4:6; Revelation 4:8; Revelation 5:8; Revelation 15:7; Revelation 17:3 (Rec Revelation 17:4) Revelation 21:9;

(b) seq. ἐκ : Matthew 23:25;

(c) c. acc rei (called a solecism in WM, 251; Bl., § 36, 4), as in later Gk. from Byz. to Mod, times (Jannaris, Gr., 1319): Revelation 17:3.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Lond 122.94 (magic, iv/A.D.) (= I. p. 119) πυρὸς γέμι . See also the early Christian inscription IMAe I. 1238 ἐπὶ γέμι τὸ θηκίον τοῦτο , ";since this tomb is full."; For the construction with the acc., as in Revelation 17:3, cf. the MGr γέμω χρήματα , ";I am full of possessions.";



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List of Word Forms
γεμει γέμει γεμον γέμον γεμοντα γέμοντα γεμοντων γεμόντων γέμουσα γεμουσας γεμούσας γεμουσιν γέμουσιν έγεμον gemei gémei gemon gémon gemonta gémonta gemonton gemontōn gemónton gemóntōn gemousas gemoúsas gemousin gémousin
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