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Strong's #2978 - λαῖλαψ

Transliteration
laîlaps
Phonetics
lah'ee-laps
Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a whirlwind, a tempestuous wind
  2. a violent attack of wind, a squall
    1. never a single gust nor a steady blowing wind, however violent, but a storm breaking forth from black thunder clouds in furious gusts, with floods of rain, and throwing everything topsy-turvy
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5191 ‑ נְטָל (net‑al');  5492 ‑ סוּפָה (soo‑faw');  5591 ‑ סַעַר (sah'‑ar, seh‑aw‑raw');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (3)
Mark
1
Luke
1
2 Peter
1
NAS (4)
Mark
1
Luke
2
2 Peter
1
HCS (3)
Mark
1
Luke
1
2 Peter
1
BSB (3)
Mark
1
Luke
1
2 Peter
1
ESV (1)
2 Peter
1
WEB (4)
Mark
2
Luke
1
2 Peter
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

λαῖλαψ, ᾰπος, ἡ,

furious storm, hurricane, βαῖνον ἐρεμνῇ λαίλαπι ἶσοι Il. 12.375; κελαινῇ λ. ἶσος 11.747; ἄνεμος σὺν λαίλαπι πολλῇ 17.57; Ζέφυρος βαθείῃ λ. τύπτων 11.306; Ζέφυρος μεγάλῃ σὺν λ. θύων Od. 12.408, cf. 426; ὅτε τε Ζεὺς λαίλαπα τείνῃ Il. 16.365; ὦρσεν ἔπι ζαῆν ἄνεμον.. λ. θεσπεσίῃ Od. 12.314, cf. 9.68; ὡς δ' ὑπὸ λαίλαπι.. βέβριθε χθών Il. 16.384, cf. Semon. 1.15; Νότου λαίλαπι Anacr. 113; λαίλαπι χειμωνοτύπῳ A. Supp. 33 (anap.), cf. LXX Job 21:18, Plb. 30.11.6; acc. to Arist. Mu. 395a7, a whirlwind sweeping upwards: metaph., ἔτλης λαίλαπα δυσμενέων AP 7.147 (Arch.).

Not found in early Prose, but common later, cf. λ. ἀνέμου Mark 4:37, Plu. Tim. 28; spelt λαῖλαμψ Sammelb. 4324.15:

a form λαιλαπετός, ὁ, occurs in Sch. A Il. 11.495, Hsch.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

λαῖλαψ , -απος , ,

[in LXX: Job 21:18; Job 27:20 א (H5492) Job 38:1, Jeremiah 25:32 (H5591), Wisdom of Solomon 5:14; Wisdom of Solomon 5:23, Sirach 48:9; Sirach 48:12*;]

a hurricane, whirlwind: Mark 4:37, Luke 8:23, 2 Peter 2:17.†

SYN.: θύελλα G2366, q.v., and cf. ἄνεμος G417.


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
λαιλαπος λαίλαπος λαιλαψ λαίλαψ λαῖλαψ λάκκοις λάκκον λάκκος λάκκου λάκκους λάκκω λάκκων lailapos laílapos lailaps laîlaps
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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