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Strong's #1655 - ἐλεήμων

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  1. merciful
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2587 ‑ חַנּוּן (khan‑noon');  2617 ‑ חֶסֶד (kheh'‑sed);  7349 ‑ רַחוּם (rakh‑oom');  7922 ‑ שֵׂכֶל (seh'‑kel, say'‑kel);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐλε-ήμων, ον,

gen. ονος, pitiful, merciful, Od. 5.191, D. 21.101, LXX Psalms 111:4(112).4, Matthew 5:7; of God, LXX Exodus 34:6, al.: c.gen., Ar. Pax 425: Comp. and Sup., ἐλεημονέστερος, -τατος, Arist. HA 608b8, Lys. 24.7. Adv. -μόνως, condemned by Poll. 8.11.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐλεήμων, ἐλεημον, merciful: Matthew 5:7; Hebrews 2:17. (From Homer, Odyssey 5, 191 on; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐλεήμων , -ον ,

[in LXX chiefly for H2587;]

merciful: Matthew 5:7, Hebrews 2:17.†

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 Wvii. 27 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐλεήμων ἐν ὥραις βιαίος (l.αις). In the NT the adj. is confined to Matthew 5:7, Hebrews 2:17 : in the LXX it is frequent of God, but of men only in Psa. 111꞉4 [MT Psalms 119:4] and ter in Prov.


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
ελεημονες ελεήμονες ἐλεήμονες ελεημων ελεήμων ἐλεήμων eleemon eleēmōn eleḗmon eleḗmōn eleemones eleēmones eleḗmones
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