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Strong's #2375 - θυρεός

Transliteration
thyreós
Phonetics
thoo-reh-os'
Origin
from (G2374)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
5:312,702
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a shield, a large oblong, four cornered shield
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4043 ‑ מְגִנָּה (maw‑gane', meg‑in‑naw');  5699 ‑ עֲגָלָה (ag‑aw‑law');  6793 ‑ צִנָּה (tsin‑naw');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
Ephesians
1
NAS (1)
Ephesians
1
HCS (1)
Ephesians
1
BSB (1)
Ephesians
1
ESV (1)
Ephesians
1
WEB (1)
Ephesians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

θῠρεός, ὁ, (θύρα)

I stone put against a door to keep it shut, Od. 9.240, 313.

II oblong shield (shaped like a door), PSI 4.428.36 (iii B.C.), Inscr. ap. Plu. Pyrrh. 26, Callix. 2; hence, of the Roman scutum (opp. ἀσπίς,= clipeus), Plb. 2.30.3, 6.23.2, D.H. 4.16, cf. Ephesians 6:16, Apollod. Poliorc. 163.2, Arr. Tact. 3.2, etc.

III disk forming part of καθετήρ, IG 11(2).287 B 68 (Delos, iii B.C.). Math., oval, Procl. in Euc. 1 Deff. 3,8.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

θυρεός , -οῦ ,

(< θύρα ),

[in LXX for H4043, H6793;]

1. in Hom., a door-stone.

2. In late Gk. (Polyb., Plut.), the scutum, a large oblong shield: θ . τ . πίστεως , Ephesians 6:16 (cf. Wisdom of Solomon 5:20, where ὁσιότης is likened to the ἀσπίς , the clypeus or small round shield of the light-armed soldier).†


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

For the late usage of this word for the long oblong shield of Roman equipment (cf. Polyb. vi. 23. 2), as in Ephesians 6:16, see PSI IV. 428.35 (iii/B.C.) ὅπλα ἀσπὶς φαρότρα θυρεός.

 

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
θυρεοί θυρεοίς θυρεον θυρεόν θυρεὸν θυρεός θυρεού θυρεούς θυρεώ thureon thyreon thyreòn
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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