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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #144 - αἴσθησις

from (G143)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
  1. perception, not only by the senses but by the intellect
  2. cognition, discernment
    1. of moral discernment in ethical matters
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1116 ‑ בּוּם (baw‑maw');  1847 ‑ דַּעַת (dah'‑ath);  3045 ‑ יָדַע (yaw‑dah');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

αἴσθ-ησις, εως, ἡ,

I sense-perception, sensation, Philol. 13, Archyt. 1, Arist. APo. 99b35; τοῦ σώματος ἡ αἴ. Hp. VM 9; πρὸς αἴσθησιν perceptibly, Ptol. Alm. 1.10, etc.: in pl., the senses, Democr. 9, al.; δι' ἑπτὰ σχημάτων αἱ αἰ. Hp. Vict. 1.23, cf. Pl. Tht. 156b, etc.: in sg. of the several senses, ἡ τοῦ ὁρᾶν αἴ. Id. R. 507e; ἀπ' ὄψεως ἤ τινος ἄλλῃς αἰ. Id. Phlb. 39b; organ or seat of sensation, X. Mem. 1.4.6; πάσα, τὰς αἰ. ἐν τῇ κεφαλῇ εἶναι Arist. Fr. 95, cf. Pr. 958b16; αἴ. πημάτων perception, sense of.., E. El. 290; esp. of pain, Vett. Val. 113.10. al.; also of the mind, perception, knowledge of a thing, ἐν αἰ. γενέσθαι τινός Plu. Lu 11, etc.; αἴ. ἔχειν τινός, = αἰσθάνεσθαί τινος, have a perception of a thing, Pl. Ap. 40c; περὶ ὑμῶν Tht. 192b; πᾶσαν αἴσθησιν αἰσθάνεσθαι Phdr. 240d; λαμβάνειν Isoc. 1.47; ἐν αἰ. εἶναι Plot. 4.7.15: also of things, αἴσθησιν ἔχειν give a perception, i.e. become perceptible, serving as Pass. to αἰσθάνομαι, Th. 2.61; more freq. αἴσθησιν παρέχειν Id. 3.22, X. An. 4.6.13, etc.; αἴ. ποιῆσαί τινι Antipho 5.44, cf. D. 10.7; αἴ. παρέχειν τινός furnish the means of observing, Th. 2.50; αἴ. ἐγένετο περί τινος D. 48.16.

II in object. sense, impressions of sense, Arist. Metaph. 980a22; stage-effects, Po. 1454b16;

1. αἰσθήσεις θεῶν visible appearances of the gods, Pl. Phd. 111b.

2. display of feeling, Arist. Rh. 1386a32 (v.l.).

3. in hunting, scent, X. Cyn. 3.5 (pl.). Confined to Prose in early writers, exc. E. l.c., Antiph. 196.5.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

αἴσθησις , -εως ,

(<αἰσθάνομαι ),

[in LXX chiefly for H1847;]

perception (MM, VGT, s.v.): Philippians 1:9.†

SYN.: ἐπίγνωσις G1922, q.v. (cf. Cremer, 620).

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 Leid Wxiv. 44 πάσαις ταῖς αἰθήσεσι, Wünsch AF 1.8 ff. (i/ii A.D.) τούτους ἀναθεμα [τί ]ζομεν · σῶμα, πνεῦμα, ψ [υ ]χήν, [δι ]άνοιαν, φρόνησιν, αἴσθησιν, ζοήν, καρδίαν, and ib. 4.55 (iii/A.D.) βασάνισον αὐτῶν τὴν διάνοιαν, τὰς φρένας, τὴν αἴσθησιν. Prof. H. A. A. Kennedy, following Klöpper, quotes a good passage from Hippocrates to illustrate Philippians 1:9 : —de Off. Med. 3 ἃ καὶ τῇ ὄψι καὶ τῇ ἁφῇ καὶ τῇ ἀκοῇ καὶ τῇ ῥινὶ καὶ τῇ γλώσσῃ καὶ τῇ γνώμῃ ἔστιν αἰσθέσθαι.


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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αισθησει αισθήσει αἰσθήσει αισθήσεως αίσθησιν αίσθησίν αίσθησις aisthesei aisthēsei aisthḗsei
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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