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Strong's #2278 - ἠχέω

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  1. to sound
    1. used of the roaring of the sea
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1949 ‑ הוּם (hoom);  1993 ‑ הָמָה (haw‑maw');  2388 ‑ חָזַק (khaw‑zak');  2689 ‑ חֲצֹצְרָה (khats‑o‑tser‑aw');  6750 ‑ צָלַל (tsaw‑lal');  7582 ‑ שָׁאָה (shaw‑aw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Aeol. and Dor. ἀχέω [ ]:


1. intr., sound, ring, peal, ἠχεῖ δὲ κάρη.. Ὀλύμπου Hes. Th. 42; ὅταν ἀχήσῃ πολιὸς βυθός Mosch. Fr. 1.4; ἀχοῦσι προσπόλων χέρες E. Supp. 72 (lyr.); of metal, ἠχέεσκε ὁ χαλκὸς τῆς ἀσπίδος Hdt. 4.200; τὰ χαλκία πληγέντα μακρὸν ἠχεῖ Pl. Prt. 329a, cf. Men. 66.4; of the grasshopper, chirp, Alc. 39, Theoc. 16.96; of the ears, tingle, ἠχήσει τὰ ὦτα LXX 1 Kings 3:11; διὰ τί ἠχεῖ ἢ διὰ τί ἐμφαίνεται; impers., of anecho, Arist. AP 0.98a27.

2. suffer from noises in the ears, Herod.Med. ap. Orib. 10.40.3.

II c. acc. cogn., ἀχεῖν (ἰαχεῖν codd.) ὕμνον to let it sound, A. Th. 869 (lyr.); κωκυτόν S. Tr. 866; γόους Id. Fr. 523; ὕμνους E. Ion 883 (lyr.); χαλκέον ἄχει sound the cymbal! Theoc. 2.36; ἐφεξῆς ἠχοῦντα αὐτά (sc. τὰ φωνήεντα) Demetr. Eloc. 71: Med., ἀχεῖσθαί τινα to sound his praises, dub. in Pi. Fr. 75.19: Pass., ἠχεῖται κτύπος a sound is made, S. OC 1500. (Cf. sq.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἠχέω (ἤχῳ); (ἦχος, which see); (from Hesiod down); to sound: 1 Corinthians 13:1; used of the roaring of the sea, Luke 21:25 Rec. (Compare: ἐξηχέω, κατηχέω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἠχέω , -

(< ἦχος ),

[in LXX for H1993, etc.;]

to sound: 1 Corinthians 13:1 (cf. ἐξ -, κατ -ηχέω ).†

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
ήχει ήχησαν ηχήσατε ήχησε ηχήσει ήχησεν ηχήσουσι ηχούντι ηχούσαν ηχούσης ηχων ηχών ἠχῶν echon echôn ēchōn ēchō̂n
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