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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #216 - ἄλαλος

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G1) (as a negative particle) and (G2980)
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  1. speechless, dumb, wanting the faculty of speech
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 483 ‑ אִלֵּם (il‑lame');  5956 ‑ עָלַם (aw‑lam');  
Frequency Lists
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KJV (3)
Mark 3
NAS (3)
Mark 3
CSB (2)
Mark 2
BSB (3)
Mark 3
ESV (3)
Mark 3
WEB (3)
Mark 3
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄλᾰλος, ον,

speechless, dumb, prob. in A. Fr. 60, LXX Psalms 37:13(38).13, Mark 9:17, etc.; κείμεσθα ἄ. IG 14.1627: Comp. -ώτερος Sch. Pi. N. 8.41.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἄλαλος, (λάλος, talking, talkative) (from Aeschylus on), speechless, dumb, lacking the faculty of speech: Mark 7:37; πνεῦμα, Mark 9:17, 25, because the defects of demoniacs were thought to proceed from the nature and peculiarities of the demons by which they were possessed. (the Sept. Psalm 37:14 (); Psalm 30:19 (); ἀλάλου καί κακοῦ πνεύματος πλήρης, Plutarch, de orac. def. 51, p. 438 b.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

-λαλος , -ον

(< λάλος , talkative),

[in LXX: Psalms 31:18 (H481 ni.) Psalms 38:13 (H483)*;]

dumb, speechless: Mark 7:37; Mark 9:17; Mark 9:25. †

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
άλαλα αλαλον άλαλον ἄλαλον άλαλος αλαλους αλάλους ἀλάλους αλωμένους alalon álalon alalous alálous
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