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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1305 - διατροφή

from a compound of (G1223) and (G5142)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
  1. sustenance
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KJV (1)
1 Timothy
NAS (1)
1 Timothy
HCS (1)
1 Timothy
BSB (1)
1 Timothy
ESV (1)
1 Timothy
WEB (1)
1 Timothy
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

διατροφή, ἡ,

sustenance and support, X. Vect. 4.49, Men. 14, Epit. 88, D.S. 1.74, BGU 321.7 (iii A.D.); τῷ τέρατι [the Minotaur] πρὸς διατροφὴν κατασκευάσαι λαβύρινθον D.S. 4.77: pl., means of subsistence, 1 Timothy 6:8.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** δια -τροφή , ῆς ,

(< διατρέφω , to support, sustain),

[in LXX: 1 Maccabees 6:49 *;]

food, nourishment: 1 Timothy 6:8.†

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

διατροφή is found, as in 1 Timothy 6:8, in P Oxy II. 275.19 (a contract of apprenticeship—A.D. 66) εἰς λόγον διατροφῆς δραχμὰς πέντε, ";on account of his keep five drachmas,"; III. 494.16 (a will = A.D. 156) ἡ δ᾽ αὐτὴ γυνή μου χορηγήσει τῷ υἱῷ μου Δείῳ εἰς δ ̣[ι ]α ̣[τρο ]φὴν αὐτοῦ καὶ τὴν ἄλλην δαπάνην κτλ., ";my said wife shall supply to my son Dius for his sustenance and other expenses"; etc. (Edd.), ib. 497.8 (a marriage contract—early ii/A.D.) χορηγείτω ὁ αὐτὸς Θέων τοῖς τέκνοις τὰ πρὸς τὴν διατροφήν, BGU I. 321.7 (A.D. 216) τὰ εἰς διατροφὴν ἀποκείμενα σειτάρια, etc. For the verb, as in Judith 5:10, cf. P Oxy III. 638 (A.D. 112) ἐπὶ τὸν τῆς ζωῆς αὐτῆς χρόνον ἐφ᾽ ὃν καὶ διατρέφειν ἡμᾶς αὐτήν.


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
διατροφας διατροφάς διατροφὰς diatrophas diatrophàs
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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