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Strong's #2870 - κοπετός

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masculine noun
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  1. lamentation with beating of the breast as a sign of grief
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Strong #: 1065 ‑ בְּכִי (bek‑ee');  4553 ‑ מִסְפֵּד (mis‑pade');  5092 ‑ נְהִי (neh‑hee');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κοπετός, ὁ,

noise, Eup. 347; esp. of lamentation, = κομμός, Acts 8:2, Plu. Fab. 17 (pl.), AP 11.122 (Nicarch.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κοπετός, κοπετοῦ, (from κόπτομαι, see κόπτω), the Sept. for מִסְפֵּד; Latinplanctus, i. e. lamentation with beating of the breast as n sign of grief: κοπετόν ποιεῖσθαι ἐπί τίνι, Acts 8:2; ἐπί τινα, Zechariah 12:10. (Eupolis in Bekker's annott. ad Etym. Magn., p. 776; Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 11, 31; Plutarch, Fab. 17.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κοπετός , -οῦ ,

(< κόπτω , mid.),

[in LXX chiefly for H4553;]

= cl. κομμός , a beating of the head and breast, lamentation: seq. ἐπί c. dat. pers., Acts 8:2.†

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 this familiar LXX word, which in the NT is confined to Acts 8:2, we may compare Kaibel 345.3 f.—

μῆτερ ἐμή, θρήν [ων ἀ ]ποπαύεο, λ [ ]ξον ὀδυρμῶν

κ [αὶ ] κοπετῶν · Ἀῒδης οἶκ [τ ]ον ἀποστ [ρέφ ]εται.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
κοπετον κοπετόν κοπετὸν κοπετός κοπετώ kopeton kopetòn
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