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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1535 - εἴτε

Transliteration
eíte
Phonetics
i'-teh
Origin
from (G1487) and (G5037)
Parts of Speech
Conjunction
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. if ... if
  2. whether ... or
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (62)
Romans
4
1 Corinthians
27
2 Corinthians
12
Ephesians
2
Philippians
6
Colossians
6
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
1
1 Peter
2
HCS ( 0 )
HCS (63)
Romans
4
1 Corinthians
27
2 Corinthians
13
Ephesians
1
Philippians
6
Colossians
6
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
2
1 Peter
2
BSB (65)
Romans
4
1 Corinthians
27
2 Corinthians
14
Ephesians
2
Philippians
6
Colossians
6
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
2
1 Peter
2
ESV (58)
Romans
4
1 Corinthians
23
2 Corinthians
12
Ephesians
2
Philippians
6
Colossians
6
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
1
1 Peter
2
WEB (64)
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
27
2 Corinthians
14
Ephesians
2
Philippians
6
Colossians
6
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
2
1 Peter
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

εἴτε,

Dor. αἴτε,

I generally doubled, εἴτε..εἴτε.., Lat. sive..sive.., either..or.., whether..or.., so that two cases are put as equally possible or equivalent; thrice repeated, S. El. 606; εἴτ' οὖν.., εἴτε.. Id. OT 1049; εἴτ' οὖν.., εἴτε καί.. A. Ag. 843; εἴτ' οὖν.., εἴτ' οὖν.. Id. Ch. 683; εἴτε.., εἴτ' ἄρ' οὖν.. S. Ph. 345; εἴτε.., εἴτ' αὖ.. Pl. Phlb. 34b; εἴτε καί.., εἴτε καί.. Id. R. 471d: with Substantives, τὴν εἴθ' ἡδονὴν εἴτε ἀπονίαν ἢ εὐστάθειαν Plu. 2.1089d: the first εἴτε is sts. omitted in Poets, ξεῖνος, αἴτ' ὦν ἀστός Pi. P. 4.78; αἰνεῖν, εἴτε με ψέγειν θέλεις A. Ag. 1403; μύραινά γ', εἴτ' ἔχιδν' ἔφυ Id. Ch. 1002; λόγοισιν, εἴτ' ἔργοισιν S. OT 517, cf. Tr. 236; and even in Prose, πόλις, εἴτε ἰδιῶται Pl. Lg. 864a, cf. 907d, Sph. 224e: the first εἴτε is sts. replaced by εἰ, as εἰ..εἴτε.., Lat. utrum..an.., v.l. in Hdt. 3.35; εἰ.. εἴτε καί.. A. Ch. 768; εἰ..εἴτε μή Id. Eu. 468; εἰ μὲν.., εἴτε καὶ μή.. X. Cyr. 2.1.7; sts. (ἠὲ καί.. v.l. in Il. 2.349) stands for the second εἴτε, E. El. 896, Pl. Phdr. 277d, IG 1.40.5; or for the first, S. Aj. 178 (lyr.), E. Alc. 115 (lyr.); εἴτε.. εἴτε.., c. subj. (cf. εἰ), v.l. in Archyt. ap Stob. 3.1.105.

II in indirect questions, Od. 3.90, etc.; σκοπεῖτε εἴτ' ὀρθῶς λογίζομαι ταῦτ' εἴτε μή D. 15.11.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

εἴτε , see εἰ .


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

To the exx. of this dialectic form, which in the NT is found only in Mark 4:28 אB*L, add a Messenian inscr. of B.C. 91, dealing with the Mysteries, Michel 694.30 ff. μετὰ δὲ ταῦτα αἱ παρθένοι αἱ ἱεραὶ. . . εἶτεν ἁ θοιναρμόστρια (";the lady president of the feast";) ἁ εἰς Δάματρος. . . εἶτεν ἁ ἱέρεα τᾶς Δάματρος κτλ., and from the papyri P Leid Wx. 9 (ii/iii A.D.) εἶτεν κατὰ πρόσθεσιν τῶν φωτῶν ὑψωθέντων κτλ. Dittenberger supplies the word in OGIS 237.13 (end of iii/B.C.) corresponding to a preceding.12 πρῶτομ μέν, and cites Syll 540.150 (B.C. 175–1), 653.31 (B.C. 91). The word therefore can hardly now be described as ";very rare"; (Grimm-Thayer).

 

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.
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