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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #135 - αἴνιγμα

Transliteration
aínigma
Phonetics
ah'ee-nig-ma
Origin
from a derivative of (G136) (in its primary sense)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
TDNT
1:178,27
Definition
Thayer's
  1. an obscure saying, enigma, riddle
  2. an obscure thing
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2420 ‑ חִידָה (khee‑daw');  8047 ‑ שַׁמָּה (sham‑maw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (1)
1 Corinthians
1
NAS (1)
1 Corinthians
1
HCS (1)
1 Corinthians
1
BSB (1)
1 Corinthians
1
WEB ( 0 )
WEB (1)
1 Corinthians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

αἴνιγμα, ατος, τό,

I dark saying, riddle, Pi. Fr. 177, A. Pr. 610, etc., cf. LXX De. 28.37: freq. in pl., ἐξ αἰνιγμάτων in riddles, darkly, A. Ag. 1112, 1183; δι' αἰνιγμάτων Aeschin. 3.121 (v.l.), etc.; ἐν αἰνίγματι 1 Corinthians 13:12; αἴ. προβάλλειν, ξυντιθέναι, πλέκειν to make a riddle, Pl. Chrm. 162b, Ap. 27a, Plu. 2.988a; opp. διειπεῖν, εἰδέναι, S. OT 393, 1525; μαθεῖν E. Ph. 48.

II taunt, Aristaenet. 1.27.

III ambush (Theban), Palaeph. 4.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


αἴνιγμα , -τος , τό

(<αἰνίσσομαι , to speak in riddles; <αἰνός = δεινός , dread, strange),

[in LXX for H2420, Numbers 12:8 and always exc. Deuteronomy 28:37 (H8047;]

a dark saying, riddle: 1 Corinthians 13:12 (cf. Nu, l.c.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
αινίγμασι αινίγμασιν αινίγματα αινιγματι αινίγματι αἰνίγματι αινιγματισταί αινιγμάτων ainigmati ainígmati
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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