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Strong's #2084 - ἑτερόγλωσσος

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  1. one who speaks a foreign language
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Att. ἑτέρο-ττος, ον,

1. of other (i.e. foreign) tongue, Plb. 23.13.2, Str. 8.1.2; ἐν ἑτερογλώσσοις λαλεῖν by men of foreign tongue, 1 Corinthians 14:21, cf. Onos. 26.2, Aq. Isaiah 33:19.

2. of diverse tongues, ζῷα Ph. 1.406.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἑτερόγλωσσος, ἑτερογλωσσου, (ἕτερος and γλῶσσα), one who speaks (another i. e.) a foreign tongue (opposed to ὁμόγλωσσος): Psalm 113:1 () Aq.; Polybius 24, 9, 5; Strabo 8, p. 333; (Philo, confus. lingg. § 3; others); but differently in 1 Corinthians 14:21, viz. one who speaks what is utterly strange and unintelligible to others unless interpreted see what is said about 'speaking with tongues' under γλῶσσα, 2.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† ἑτερό -γλωσσος

(Att.. -ττος ), -ον ,

[in Aq.: Psalms 114:1, Isaiah 33:19*;]

of alien speech, of another tongue (v. Cremer, 681): 1 Corinthians 14:21 (aliter in LXX).†

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

With this compound (1 Corinthians 14:21) cf. the similarly formed ἑτερογνώμων, e.g. Vett. Val. p. 79.18 οὗτοι γάρ εἰσι ἑτερογνώμονες τόποι αἰτίας ἐπάγοντες καὶ καθαιρέσεις.


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
ετερογλωσσοις ετερογλώσσοις ἑτερογλώσσοις eteroglossois eteroglōssois heteroglossois heteroglōssois heteroglṓssois
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