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Strong's #3112 - μακράν

Root Word (Etymology)
feminine accusative case singular of (G3117) ((G3598) being implied)
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  1. far, a great way
  2. far hence
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 752 ‑ אָרֹךְ (aw‑roke');  5274 ‑ נָעַל (naw‑al');  5493 ‑ שׂוּר (soor, soor);  6186 ‑ עָרַךְ (aw‑rak');  7235 ‑ רָבָה (raw‑baw');  7350 ‑ רָחֹק (raw‑khoke', raw‑khoke');  7350 ‑ רָחֹק (raw‑khoke', raw‑khoke');  7368 ‑ רָחַק (raw‑khak');  7368 ‑ רָחַק (raw‑khak');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. μακρήν, acc. fem. of μακρός used as Adv., far, μ. ἀνωτέρω θακῶν A. Pr. 314; μ. λελειμμένος


1. left far behind, ib. 857; οὐδέπω μακρὰν πτέσθαι σθένοντες S. OT 16; ἀπελθεῖν Ar. Ra. 438 (lyr.); ἱέναι X. An. 3.4.17; ἔστ' οὐ μ. ἄπωθεν Ar. Av. 1184; τοὔργον οὐ μ. λέγεις the business you speak of is not far to seek, S. Ph. 26: c. gen., far from, βαρβάρου χθονός E. IT 629; κἂν ᾖ τοῦ γένους μ. Pl.Com. 192; τῶν πολεμίων Plb. 3.50.8; οὐ μ. ἀπό τινος Id. 3.45.2: in Comp., ἀποσκίδνασθαι μακροτέραν to a greater distance, Th. 6.98; πορεύεσθαι μ. X. An. 2.2.11: Sup., ὅτι μακροτάτην as far as possible, c. gen. loci, ib. 7.8.20.

2. μακρὰν λέγειν speak at length, A. Th. 713, S. El. 1259; μ. τείνειν A. Ag. 1296, S. Aj. 1040; ἐκτείνειν A. Ag. 916.

II of Time, long, μ. ζῆν, ἀναμένειν, S. El. 323, 1389 (lyr.); οὐ μ. shortly, E. Or. 850, etc.; so οὐκ ἐς μακρήν Hdt. 5.108, cf. A. Supp. 925, Ar. V. 454, etc.; εὐθύς, οὐκ εἰς μὰκράν D. 18.36 (but, not at length, Phld. Piet. 25).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μακράν (properly, feminine accusative of the adjective μακρός, namely, ὁδόν, a long way (Winers Grammar, 230 (216); Buttmann, § 131, 12)), adverb, the Sept. for רָחוק) (from Aeschylus down); far, a great way: absolutely, ἀπέχειν, Luke 15:20; of the terminus to which, far hence, ἐξαποστελῶ σε, Acts 22:21; with ἀπό τίνος added, Matthew 8:30; Luke 7:6 (T omits ἀπό); John 21:8; τόν Θεόν ... οὐ μακράν ἀπό ἑνός ἑκάστου ἡμῶν ὑπάρχοντα, i. e. who is near everyone of us by his power and influence (so that we have no need to seek the knowledge of him from without), Acts 17:27; οἱ εἰς μακράν (cf. Winer's Grammar, 415 (387)) those that are afar off, the inhabitants of remote regions, i. e. the Gentiles, Acts 2:39, cf. Isaiah 2:2ff; Zechariah 6:15. metaphorically, οὐ μακράν εἰ ἀπό τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ Θεοῦ, but little is lacking for thy reception into the kingdom of God, or thou art almost fit to be a citizen in the divine kingdom, Mark 12:34; οἱ πότε ὄντες μακράν (opposed to οἱ ἐγγύς), of heathen (on the sense, see ἐγγύς, 1 b.), Ephesians 2:13; also οἱ μακράν, Ephesians 2:17.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μακράν (prop. fern. acc of μακρός , Sc. ὁδόν ), adv.,

[in LXX for H7350 hi., H7368, etc.;]

a long way, far: Luke 15:20, Acts 22:21; seq. ἀπό , Matthew 8:30, Luke 7:6, John 21:8, Acts 17:27; id. metaph., Mark 12:34; οἱ εἰς μ ., Acts 2:39 (cf. Isaiah 2:2); metaph., οἱ ποτὲ ὄντες μ . (opp. to ἐγγύς ), Ephesians 2:13; οἱ μ ., Ephesians 2:17.†

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

μακράν is construed with the gen. in P Oxy I. 113.18 (ii/A.D.) ἡ αἰτία αὕτη ἐστίν, διὰ τὸ τὸν χαλκέα μακρὰν ἡμῶν εἶναι, ";the reason is that the smith is a long way from us"; (Edd.). For εἰς μακράν cf. Meyer Ostr 66.2 (iii/A.D.) ἐὰν ὁ ἄνθρωπος ἀπῆλθεν εἰς μακράν κτλ., where note also ἐάν c. ind. (cf. Blass–Debrunner § 372).


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
εμακροημέρευσαν μακραν μακράν μακρὰν μακρόβιον μακροημερεύσετε μακροημερεύσητε μακροήμεροι μακρότερον makran makràn
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