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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #276 - ἀμετάθετος

Transliteration
ametáthetos
Phonetics
am-et-ath'-et-os
Origin
from (G1) (as a negative particle) and a derivative of (G3346)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. not transposed, not to be transferred, fixed, unalterable
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KJV (2)
Hebrews
2
NAS (2)
Hebrews
2
HCS (2)
Hebrews
2
BSB (2)
Hebrews
2
ESV (2)
Hebrews
2
WEB (2)
Hebrews
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀμετά-θετος, ον,

1. unalterable, immutable, κατάληψις, of knowledge, Zeno Stoic. 1.20; of fate, Chrysipp.ib.2.264, cf. Plb. 30.17.2; ἀκίνητα καὶ ἀ. OGI 331 (Pergam.), etc. Adv. -τως, διακεῖσθαι D.S. 1.83, cf. Ascl. in Metaph. 22.6.

2. Gramm., not inflected, A.D. Synt. 322.1.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† -μετάθετος , -ον

(<μετατίθημι ),

[in LXX: 3 Maccabees 5:1; 3 Maccabees 5:12 *;]

immutable: Hebrews 6:18; as subat., τὸ ἀ ., immutability, Hebrews 6:17 (v. MM, VGT, s.v.).†


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

In OGIS 331.58 (ii/B.C.) King Attalus II of Pergamon, writing to the Pergamenes, orders his rescript to be placed in the temples, ὅπως ἂν εἰς τὸν ἅπαντα χρόνον ἀκίνητα καὶ ἀμετάθετα μένηι : cf. ib. 335.73 (an Aeolic inscription, ii/i B.C.) [τὰ δὲ κρίθεντα ὐ ]π [ ]ρξοισι κύρια καὶ ἀμετάθετα . A letter from Sufenas Verus in Lafoscade, no. 105.11 (A.D. 131) has βεβαιῶ ἐπί τε τῷ ἀσάλευτον [sc. τὴν δωρεὰν ] καὶ ἀμετάθετον εἰς τὸν ἀεὶ χρόνον εἶναι καὶ κτλ . P Oxy I. 75.15 (A.D. 129) ἐφ᾽ ᾗ [sc. διαθήκῃ ] ἀμεταθέτῳ ἀμφότεροι ἐτελεύτησαν , and ib. III. 482.35 (A.D. 109) διαθήκῃ , ἐφ᾽ ᾗ καὶ ἀμεταθέτῳ ἐτελεύτα (";which will was unchanged at his death";), show that the word was used as a technical term in connexion with wills. The connotation adds considerably to the force of Hebrews 6:17 f..

 

 

 

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
αμεταθετον αμετάθετον ἀμετάθετον αμεταθετων αμεταθέτων ἀμεταθέτων ametatheton ametathetōn ametathéton ametathétōn ametátheton
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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