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Strong's #1407 - δρέπανον

Root Word (Etymology)
from drepo (to pluck)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. a sickle, a pruning-hook, a hooked vine knife, such as reapers and vinedressers use
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Strong #: 1861 ‑ דָּרְבָן (dor‑bone');  2770 ‑ חֶרְמֵשׁ (kher‑mashe');  4038 ‑ מַגָּל (mag‑gawl');  4211 ‑ מַזְמֵרָה (maz‑may‑raw');  4281 ‑ מַחֲרֵשָׁה (makh‑ar‑ay‑shaw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δρέπᾰνον, τό, also δράπανον

(q. v.), (δρέπω) = δρεπάνη, δ. εὐκαμπές Od. 18.368; χαλκέοις ἤμα δ. S. Fr. 534;

1. the usual form in Prose and Com., Hdt. 1.125, etc.; δ. θεριστικόν PMagd. 8.6 (iii B. C.).

2. pruning-knife, Pl. R. 333d.

3. scythe, X. Cyr. 6.1.30.

4. curved sword, scimitar, Hdt. 5.112, 7.93, Ar. Ra. 576.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δρέπανον, δρεπανου, τό (equivalent to δρεπάνη, from δρέπω, to pluck, pluck off), a sickle, a pruning-hook, a hooked vine-knife, such as reapers and vine-dressers use: Mark 4:29; Revelation 14:14-19. (Homer and subsequent writings; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δρέπανον , -ου , τό

(later form of Attic δρεπάνη , < δρέπω , to pluck),

[in LXX for מַזְמֵדָה , H2770, etc.;]

a sickle, pruning-hook; Mark 4:29, Revelation 14:14-19.†

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

P Magd 8.6 (B.C. 218) δρέπανον θεριστικὸν οὗ τιμὴ (δραχμαὶ) β ̄, ";a sickle for reaping worth 2 drachmae,"; P Petr II. 33.A. .16 καὶ φελίου καὶ δρεπάνου. In two (apparently Jewish or Jewish Christian) inscrr. from Phrygia we find δρέπανον used in connexion with an imprecation—C. and B. ii. p. 565, no. 466, ἐὰν δέ τις αὐτῶν μὴ φοβηθῇ τούτων τῶν καταρῶν, τὸ ἀρᾶς δρέπανον εἰσέλθοιτο εἰς τὰς οἰκήσις αὐτῶν καὶ μηδίναν ἐνκαταλείψετο : cf. ib. p. 652, no. 563. MGr δρεπάνι.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
δρέπανα δρεπάνοις δρεπανον δρέπανον δρέπανόν δρεπάνω δρομεύς δρομέως drepanon drépanon drépanón
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