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Strong's #2287 - θανατήφορος

from (the feminine form of) (G2288) and (G5342)
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  1. death bringing, deadly
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Strong #: 4191 ‑ מוּת (mooth);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

θᾰνᾰτήφορ-ος, ον,

death-bringing, αἶσα A. Ch. 369 (lyr.); περίοδος θ.

cycle of mortality, Pl. R. 617d;

of hurts or accidents, Hp. Art. 48;

of a surgical operation, Antyll. ap. Orib. 45.17.6; ῥίζα ἐν Αἰθιοπία,

of arrow-poison, Acokanthera Schimperi, Thphr. HP 9.15.2; ὀδύναι Arist. PA 672a36; γένεθλα.. θ. κεῖται

causing death by contagion, S. OT 181 (lyr.); πᾶσαι μεταβολαὶ πολιτειῶν θ. X. HG 2.3.32; ἁμαρτία LXX Numbers 18:22; δίκαι

capital trials, Not.Arch. 4.19 (Cyrene, Aug.); ἐπιστολή Hdn. 4.12.8; περιστάσεις Vett.Val. 225.7. Adv. -ρως, νοσεῖν Phld. Rh. 2.148S.: neut. sg. as Adv., ἐπλήγη οὐχὶ -φόρον Aen.Tact. 27.9; but -φόρον ᾄδειν

to sing a death song, AP 11.186 (Nicarch.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

θανατηφόρος, θανατηφόρον (θάνατος and φέρω), death-bringing, deadly: James 3:8. (Numbers 18:22; Job 33:23; 4 Macc. 8:17, 25; 15:26; Aeschylus, Plato, Aristotle, Diodorus, Xenophon, Plutarch, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

θανατη -φόρος , -ον

(< θάνατος , φέρω ),

[in LXX: Numbers 18:22 (H4191), Job 33:23, 4 Maccabees 8:18; 4 Maccabees 8:26; 4 Maccabees 15:26*;]

deadly, death-bringing: James 3:8.†

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

This NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (James 3:8) occurs septies in Vett. Val., e.g. p. 225.7 κινδυνώδεις καὶ θανατηφόροι περιστάσεις, and p. 237.7 χαλεπὸς καὶ θανατηφόρος.


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
θανατηφόροι θανατηφόρον θανατηφορου θανατηφόρου θανατήφορου thanatephorou thanatephórou thanatēphorou thanatēphórou
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