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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #270 - ἀμάω

Transliteration
amáō
Phonetics
am-ah'-o
Origin
from (G260)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to reap, mow down
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Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀμάω

(A), Od. 9.135, etc.; pres. part. ἀμάων A.R. 3.1187, dat. pl. ἀμώντεσσι Theoc. 10.16: impf. ἤμων Il. 18.551: fut. ἀμήσω Hes. Op. 480, Hdt. 6.28: aor. ἤμησα Hes. Th. 181, A. Ag. 1044, ἄμησα (δι-) Il. 3.359: Med., Hes. Op. 778, E. Fr. 419: fut. ἀμήσομαι S. Fr. 625 (v. infr. 3), A.R. 1.688: Pass., aor. part. ἀμηθείς Nic. Al. 216: pf. ἤμημαι (ἐξ-) S. Aj. 1179. Simple Verb takes augm. in Hom., but not compds., v. Il. 3.359, 24.165, Od. 5.482. [ Hom. has in simple Verb, in compds., Trag. always ᾰ; later, Theoc. 10.16, 50, A.R. 1.1183, etc., Theoc. 11.73, Call. Cer. 137, etc.]:

1. orig., reap corn, abs., ἤμων ὀξείας δρεπάνας ἐν χερσὶν ἔχοντες Il. 18.551; ὑμνὸν ἀμάειν Hes. Op. 392; θερίζειν καὶ ἀ. PHib. 1.47.12 (iii B.C.); ἥμενος ἀμήσεις Hes. Op. 480: metaph., ἤμησαν καλῶς they reaped abundantly, A. Ag. 1044: c.acc., μάλα κεν βαθὺ λήϊον.. εἰς ὥρας ἀμῷεν Od. 9.135, cf. Thgn. 107; ὡς ἀμήσων τὸν σῖτον Hdt. 6.28, cf. 4.199; τἀλλότριον ἀρῶν θέρος Ar. Eq. 392. metaph., ἐλευθερίαν ἀμώμεθα Plu. 2.210b.

2. generally, cut, λαχνήεντ' ὄροφον λειμωνόθεν ἀμήσαντες Il. 24.451; θαλλὸν ἀμάσας Theoc. 11.73: Med., σχοῖνον ἀμησάμενος AP 4.1.26 (Mel.); στάχυν ἀμήσονται A.R. 1.688, cf. Call. Dian. 164; ἀμῶνται Q.S. 14.199.

3. mow down in battle. A.R. 3.1187, 1 [*] 82, AP 9.362.25: fut. Med. ἀμάσεται is cited from S. (Fr. 625) in this sense by Hsch.

ἀμάω

(B), mostly in Med., draw, gather (cf. ἐξ-, ἐπ-, καταμάομαι), ταλάροισιν ἀμησάμενοι [γάλα] Od. 9.247, cf. A.R. 3.859; ἀλλότριον κάματον σφετέρην ἐς γαστέρ' ἀμῶνται Hes. Th. 599; ἀμήσατο γαῖαν ἀμφ' αὐτοῖς A.R. 1.1305: metaph., ἀρετήν Jul. Or. 5.169b: Act., χερσὶν ἀμήσας κρατὸς ὕπερθε κόνιν, of a mourner, pouring dust on his head, AP 7.241 (Antip.). Poet. and later Prose. (Cl. Lith. sémti 'draw (water)'.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἀμάω , -

(in cl. chiefly poët.),

to reap: James 5:4.†


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

The word is almost entirely poetical in earlier Greek, though found in Herodotus. Plutarch has it, and P Hib I. 4712 (an uneducated letter of B.C. 256), θερίζειν δὲ καὶ ἀμᾶν , ";to mow and to reap,"; which indicates its place in the vernacular.

 

 

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
αμησαντων αμησάντων ἀμησάντων αμήσατε αμήσετε αμήση αμήσης αμήσητε ημβλύνθησαν ημβλυώπουν amesanton amesánton amēsantōn amēsántōn
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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