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Strong's #2272 - ἡσύχιος

Root Word (Etymology)
a prolonged form of a compound probably of a derivative of the base of (G1476) and perhaps (G2192)
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  1. quiet, tranquil
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Strong #: 5222 ‑ נֵכֶה (nay‑keh');  
Frequency Lists
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KJV (2)
1 Timothy 1
1 Peter 1
NAS (2)
1 Timothy 1
1 Peter 1
CSB (2)
1 Timothy 1
1 Peter 1
BSB (2)
1 Timothy 1
1 Peter 1
ESV (2)
1 Timothy 1
1 Peter 1
WEB (1)
1 Peter 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Dor. ἁς- (v.l. ἡς-), ον,= ἥσυχος,

still, quiet, at rest, ἡσύχιον δ' ἄρα μιν πολέμου ἔκπεμπε Il. 21.598; εἰρήνα Pi. P. 9.22; also in Prose, τρόπον ἡ. of a quiet disposition, Hdt. 1.107; οὐδ' ἡ. ὁ σώφρων βίος Pl. Chrm. 160b; αἱ ἡ. πράξεις ib. c; τὸ ἡ. ἦθος Id. R. 604e; οἱ ἡ. Antipho 3.2.1; τὸ ἡ. τῆς εἰρήνης (v.l. ἥσυχον) Th. 1.120: Comp. -ώτερος more reposeful, Phld. Rh. 2.60S. Adv. -ίως h.Merc. 438, Pl. Tht. 179e.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἡσύχιος, ἡσυχία, ἡσύχιον ((perhaps akin to ἧμαι to sit, Latinsedatus; cf. Curtius, § 568; Vanicek, p. 77)); from Homer down; quiet, tranquil: 1 Peter 3:4; βίος, 1 Timothy 2:2; Josephus, Antiquities 13, 16, 1.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἡσύχιος , -α , -ον

(= the more freq. ἥσυχος ; cf. Wisdom of Solomon 18:14, Sirach 25:20),

[in LXX: Isaiah 66:2 (H7307 H5223)*;]

quiet, tranquil: 1 Timothy 2:2, 1 Peter 3:4.†

SYN.: ἤρεμος G2263, of tranquillity arising from without; ., from within (v. Ellic. on 1Ti, l.c.; but also v. CGT, ib.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this adj. (MGr ἥσυχος). as in 1 Timothy 2:2, cf. CIG III. 5361.13. f (Jew. inscr. of Berenice) ἔν τε τῆι ἀναστροφῆι ἡσύχιον ἦθος ἐνδικνύμενος, IG VII. 396.15 διενέγκας σεμνόν τε καὶ ἡσύχιον βίον παρ᾽ ὅλον τὸν τῆς ζωῆς αὐτοῦ χρόνον, and the late P Oxy I. 129.8 (vi/A.D.) where a father repudiates a betrothal because he wishes that his daughter ";should lead a peaceful and quiet life";—εἰρηνικὸν καὶ ἡσύχιον βίον διάξαι. For the adverb ἡσυχῆι (for form, see Mayser Gr. p. 122 f.) = ";quietly,"; cf. P Hib I, 73.6 (B.C. 243–2) ἡσυχῆι. . . ἀπήγαγον [τὸν ] Κ. ε [ἰς τὸ ἐν Σινάρυ δεσμω ]τήριον : it is used = ";slightly"; in personal descriptions, such as P Petr I. 16(1).4 (B.C. 237) σύνοφρυς ήσυχῆι, ";with slightly meeting eyebrows,"; ib. 19.5 (B.C. 225) ἀναφάλανθος ήσυχῆι, ";slightly bald in the forehead,"; P Grenf I. 33.8 (c. B.C. 103–2) προκέφαλος ἡσυχῆ, ";with a slightly sugar-loafed head,"; P Leid Nii. 7 (ii/B.C.) (= I. p. 69) ἔνσιμος ήσυχῇ, ";slightly snub-nosed.";


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List of Word Forms
ησυχιον ησύχιον ἡσύχιον ησυχιου ησυχίου ἡσυχίου πραέως esuchion ēsuchion hesychion hesýchion hēsychion hēsýchion praeos praeōs praéos praéōs
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