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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #206 - ἄκρον

Transliteration
ákron
Phonetics
ak'-ron
Origin
neuter of an adj. probably akin to the base of (G188)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. the farthest bounds, uttermost parts, end, highest, extreme
    1. of the earth
    2. of heaven
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 657 ‑ אֶפֶס (eh'‑fes);  931 ‑ בֹּהֶן (bo'‑hen);  3411 ‑ יְרֵכָה (yer‑ay‑kaw');  3671 ‑ כָּנָף (kaw‑nawf');  5490 ‑ סוֹף (sofe);  7079 ‑ קְנָת (ken‑awth');  7218 ‑ רֹאשׁ (roshe);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (6)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
1
Hebrews
1
NAS (8)
Matthew
2
Mark
4
Luke
1
Hebrews
1
HCS (6)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
1
Hebrews
1
BSB (6)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
1
Hebrews
1
ESV (5)
Matthew
1
Mark
2
Luke
1
Hebrews
1
WEB (5)
Matthew
1
Mark
2
Luke
1
Hebrews
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄκρον, ον, τό,

(neut. of ἄκρος) like cross ἄκρα, highest or farthest point:

I

1 mountain top, peak, Γάργαρον ἄκρον Ἴδης Il. 14.292; ἄκρον ὑπερβαλέειν Od. 11.597; τὰ ἄκρα heights, Hdt. 6.100, Pl. Criti. 110e, etc. ἄκρα νάων ships' tops, Alc. Supp. 12.9.

2. headland, cape, Σούνιον ἄκρον Ἀθηνέων Od. 3.278.

3. end, extremity, τὰ ἄ. τῆς θαλάσσης, [τοῦἀέρος ], Pl. Phd. 109d, 109e; ἄκρα χειρῶν hands, Luc. Im. 6; ἐξ ἄκρων at the end, Ar. Fr. 29; ἐξ ἄκρου Com.Adesp. 398; ἐπ' ἄκροις Pl. Sph. 220d: border, frontier, Plb. 1.42.2.

II metaph.,

1. highest pitch, height, πανδοξίας ἄκρον Pi. N. 1.11; εἰς ἄκρον ἀνδρείας ἱκέσθαι to highest pitch, Simon. 58; εἰς ἄκρον ἁδύς exceedingly, Theoc. 14.61; ἐπ' ἄκρον ἀφικέσθαι, ἐλθεῖν, Pl. Plt. 268e, Ti. 20a; πρὸς ἄκρῳ γενέσθαι Id. Phdr. 247b; ἄκρον ἔχων σοφίης Epigr.Gr. 442 (Nabataea); ἄκρον ἐρώτων εἰδότος, ἄκρα μάχας AP 7.448 (Leon.): — ἄκρα, τά, heights, highest point, οὔτοι ποθ' ἥξει (sic) τῶν ἄκρων ἄνευ πόνου S. Fr. 397; ἄκρα φέρεσθαι win prize, Theoc. 12.31; ἄκρα φέρουσ' ἀρετῆς ὑμῖν Epigr.Gr. 224.2 (Samos).

2. of persons, Ἄργεος ἄκρα Πελασγοί pride of Argos, Theoc. 15.142.

III δρυὸς ἄκρα, = cross ἀκρόδρυα, ib. 112. in Logic of Arist. τὰ ἄκρα are major and minor terms of syllogism, opp. to μέσον or middle, APr. 25b36, al. extremes in a proportion, Id. EN 1133b2.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἄκρος , -α , -ον ,

[in LXX for H7100, H931, etc.;]

highest, extreme; as subst., τὸ ἄ ., the top, extremity: Mark 13:27, Luke 16:24, Hebrews 11:21; pl. (cf. MM, VGT, s.v.), Matthew 24:31.†

ἄκρον , -ου , τό , see ἄκρος .


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 Tebt II. 380.17 (i/A.D.) οὐλὴ ὀφρύει δεξίᾳ ἄκρᾳ, ";a scar at the tip of the right eyebrow,"; P Oxy I. 43 (verso) i..17 (iii/A.D.) ἐπ᾽ ἄκρῳ ῥύμης Σεύθου. In P Oxy I. 108i. 3 (A.D. 183 or 215), the meat bill of a cook, ἄκρα β ̄are translated by the editors ";two trotters."; Cf. Preisigke 358.4 (iii/B.C.) τὸ ἄκρον τῆς σκιᾶς , of the shadows on a sundial, and Syll 804.9 (? ii/A.D.) κιτρίου προλαμβάνειν ( = ";eat,"; see s.v.) τὰ ἄκρα : ib. 425.7, .9 (iii/B.C.) κατὰ τῶν ἄκρων , ";down the heights"; (as often).

 

 

 

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Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
άκρα ακρον άκρον ἄκρον ακροτόμοις ακρότομον ακροτόμου ακροτόμω ακρου άκρου ἄκρου άκρω ακρων άκρων ἄκρων άρκον akron akrōn ákron ákrōn akrou ákrou
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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