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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #293 - ἀμφίβληστρον

Root Word (Etymology)
from a compound of the base of (G297) and (G906)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. anything thrown around one to impede his motions, as chains, a garment, a net for fishing
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2764 ‑ חֶרֶם (khay'‑rem, kheh'‑rem);  4364 ‑ מִכְמֹר (mak‑mawr', mik‑more');  4685 ‑ מְצֹדָה (maw‑tsode', mets‑o‑daw', mets‑o‑daw');  
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀμφίβληστρον, , τό (ἀμφιβάλλω), in Greek writings anything thrown around one to impede his motion, as chains, a garment; specifically, a net for fishing (casting-net): Mark 1:16 R G L; Matthew 4:18. (the Sept.; Hesiod scut. 215; Herodotus 1, 141; Athen. 10, 72, p. 450.) (Synonym: see δίκτυον, and cf. Trench, § lxiv.; B. D. under the word .)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀμφίβληστρον , -ου , τό

(< ἀμφιβάλλω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H2764;]

something thrown around, as a garment; spec., a casting-net: Matthew 4:18.†

ἀμφι -βάλλω

(v. supr.),

[in LXX: Habakkuk 1:17 *;]

= περιβάλλω , to throw around, as a garment: absol. (MM, VGT, s.v.), of casting a net: Mark 1:16 (Rec. βάλλονταν ἀμφίβληστρον ).†

SYN.: δίκτυον G1350, σαγήνη G4522. . is a casting-net, σ . a drag-net, δ . is the more general term - a net of any kind (Tr., Syn., § lxiv).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
αμφιβληστρον αμφίβληστρον ἀμφίβληστρον αμφιβλήστρω αμφιβολείς amphiblestron amphiblēstron amphíblestron amphíblēstron
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