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Strong's #1823 - ἐξαστράπτω

Root Word (Etymology)
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  1. to send forth lightning, to lighten
  2. to flash out like lightning, to shine, be radiant
    1. of garments
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1300 ‑ בָּרָק (baw‑rawk');  3947 ‑ לָקַח (law‑kakh');  7043 ‑ קָלַל (kaw‑lal');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


flash as with lightning, LXX Nahum 3:3, Luke 9:29; of the sun's light, Zos.Alch. p.111 B.; φόβῳ καὶ κάλλεϊ Tryph. 103.

Thayer's Expanded Definition


1. properly, to send forth lightning, to lighten.

2. to flash out like lightning, to shine, be radiant: of garments, Luke 9:29; (of gleaming arms, Nahum 3:3; Ezekiel 1:4, 7; φόβῳ καί κάλλει πολλῷ Tryphiodor. 103; (cf. Winer's Grammar, 102 (97))).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐξ -αστράπτω ,

[in LXX: Numbers 3:3 (H1300), Ezekiel 1:4 (H3947 hithp.) 17 Da LXX 106 (H7043)*;]

to flash like lightning, gleam, be radiant: ἱματισμός , Luke 9:29.†

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

See s.v. ἀστράπτω. The compound, which occurs in the NT only in Luke 9:29 (cf. LXX Ezekiel 1:4; Ezekiel 1:7, Nahum 3:3) may convey the idea of ";flashing forth"; as from an inward source (cf. Farrar CGT ad l.), but is perhaps simply intensive, ";dazzling"; (RV).


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
εξαστράπτον εξαστραπτόντων εξαστραπτων εξαστράπτων ἐξαστράπτων εξατιμωθήση exastrapton exastraptōn exastrápton exastráptōn
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