the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2326 - θερισμός
- harvest, the act of reaping
- fig. of the gathering of men into the kingdom of God
- referring to time of reaping, the final judgment, when the righteous are gathered into the kingdom of God and the wicked are cast into hell for ever
I mowing, reaping, X. Oec. 18.3, PHib. 1.90.5 (iii B.C.), PFlor. 101.4 (i A.D.).
1. reaping-time, harvest, Eup. 202, Plb. 5.95.5, Matthew 13:30, al.
2. harvest, crop, LXX Leviticus 19:9, Matthew 9:37.
θερισμός, θερισμοῦ, ὁ (θερίζω), harvest: equivalent to the act of reaping, John 4:35; figuratively, of the gathering of men into the kingdom of God, ibid. equivalent to the time of reaping, i. e. figuratively, the time of final judgment, when the righteous are gathered into the kingdom of God and the wicked are delivered up to destruction, Matthew 13:30, 39; Mark 4:29. equivalent to the crop to be reaped, i. e. figuratively, a multitude of men to be taught how to obtain salvation, Matthew 9:37; Luke 10:2; ἐξηράνθη ὁ θερισμός, the crops are ripe for the harvest, i. e. the time is come to destroy the wicked, Revelation 14:15. (the Sept. for קָצִיר rare in Greek writings, as Xenophon, oec. 18, 3; Polybius 5, 95, 5.)
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θερισμός , -οῦ , ὁ
(< θερίζω ),
[in LXX chiefly for H7105;]
(a) the act: John 4:35;
(b) the time: fig., Matthew 13:30; Matthew 13:39, Mark 4:29
(c) the crop: fig., Matthew 9:37-38, Luke 10:2, Revelation 14:15.†
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P Lille I. 1 verso.9 (B.C. 259–8) ἐὰν δὲ μὴ πρὸ τοῦ θερισμοῦ συντελῆται, P Hib I. 90.5 (B.C. 222) ἐμίσθωσεν εἰς ἐνιαυτὸν [ἕνα σ ]πόρον ἕνα (deleted in pap.) καί θερισμόν, a lease ";for one year, for one seed-time and harvest,"; BGU II. 594.5 (A.D. 70–80) μετὰ τὸν θερισμὸ [ν ἐργολ ]αβήσομα [ι, and P Flor I. 80.13 (i/ii A.D.) ἀρξόμεθα δὲ τ [οῦ ] θερισμ [ο ]ῦ ὁ [πό ]τε ἐὰν κελ ̣ευσθῶμεν ὑπό σου. See also τὰ θέριστρα with reference to harvesting operations in P Oxy II. 277.8 (B.C. 19).
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