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Strong's #3181 - μεθόριος

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G3326) and (G3725)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. a border, frontier
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μεθόριος, α, ον

(also ος, ον Ph. (v. infr.)), (ὅρος)

lying between as a boundary, γῆ μεθορία τῆς Ἀργείας καὶ Λακωνικῆς the border country between.., Th. 2.27, 4.56: neut. pl., borders, marches, ἐν -ίοις τῆς Ἀττικῆς καὶ Βοιωτίας Th. 2.18, cf. X. Cyr. 1.4.16, etc.; τὰ μ. Τύρου καὶ Σιδῶνος v.l. in Mark 7:24; μεθόρια φιλοσόφου τε καὶ πολιτικοῦ Prodic. 6: sg., τὸ μεθόριον LXX John 19:27 cod. A: metaph., Pl. Lg. 878b; ὁ ὕπνος δοκεῖ εἶναι τοῦ ζῆν καὶ τοῦ μὴ ζῆν μ. Arist. GA 778b30, cf. HA 588b5, Hierocl. in CA 20p.462M.; ἐν μεθορίῳ [εἶναι ] Arist. Pr. 943 b26, Gal. 6.255; ἡ Ἀράβων καὶ Ἀσσυρίων μεθορία (sc. χώρα) Plu. Crass. 22; ἡ μεθόριος Ph. 2.514; ἔστι ἐν λιτότητι μεθόριος there is a limit to frugality, cj. in Epicur. Sent.Vat. 63.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μεθόριον, μεθοριου, τό (neuter of adjective μεθόριος, μεθόρια, μεθόριον; from μετά with, and ὅρος a boundary), a border, frontier: τά μεθόρια τίνος, the confines (of any land or city), i. e. the places adjacent to any region, the vicinity, Mark 7:24 R G. (Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μεθ -όριον , -ου , τό

(neut. of μεθόριος , -α , -ον ),

[in LXX: Joshua 19:27 A *;]

Rec. for ὅριον (q.v.),

a border, boundary: Mark 7:24.†

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

On the formation of this word, which is read in Mark 7:24 ANX al., see Robertson Gr. p. 156 f.


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