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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3317 - μεσονύκτιον

Transliteration
mesonýktion
Phonetics
mes-on-ook'-tee-on
Origin
neuter of compound of (G3319) and (G3571)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. midnight
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2676 ‑ חֲצוֹת (khaw‑tsoth');  2677 ‑ חֲצִי (khay‑tsee');  5399 ‑ נֶשֶׁף (neh'‑shef);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μεσονυκτιον

Neuter of a compound of G3319 and G3571

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μεσο -νύκτιος

(on v.l, μεσα -, v. Bl., § 6, 2), -ον

(< μέσος , νύξ ),

[in LXX chiefly for H3915 H2677;]

of or at midnight; as subst., neut., τὸ μ ., midnight (Arist. and late writers) : gen., Luke 11:5; μέχρι μ ., Acts 20:7; κατὰ τὸ μ ., Acts 16:25; acc (Rec., gen.; v. Bl., § 34, 8), Mark 13:35.†

μεσανύκτιον , see. μεσονύκτιος .


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 the epistolary phrase μνείαν ποιεῖσθαι, which is used by Paul in 1 Thessalonians 1:2, Romans 1:10, Ephesians 1:16, Philemon 1:4, cf. the letter of Isias to her husband, who was at the time ‘in retreat’ in the Serapeum at Memphis, P Lond 42.6 (B.C. 168) (=1. p. 30, Selections, p. 9) οἱ ἐν οἴκωι πάντες <σοῦ διαπαντὸς μνείαν ποιούμενοι >, and especially, in connexion with prayer, as in the Pauline passages, BGU II. 632.5 (ii/A.D.) μνι ̣αν σου ποιούμενος παρὰ τοῖς [ἐν ]θάδε θεοῖς ἐκομισάμην [ ]ν ̣ ἐπι [σ ]τόλιον κτλ. and Kaibel 983.2 ff. (B.C. 79)—

Δημήτριος ἥκω πρὸς μεγάλην Ἶσιν θεάν,

μνείαν ἐπ᾽ ἀγαθῶι τῶν γονέων ποιούμενος

καὶ τῶν ἀδελφῶν καὶ φίλων μου κατ᾽ ὄνομα.

Other exx. of the phrase from the inscrr. are Syll 929 (=.3685).79 ὑπ [ ]ρ χώρας μόνον ἐφαίνοντο μνείαν πεποιημένοι, Priene 50.10 ὅπως οὖν καὶ ὁ δῆμος φαίνηται μνείαν ποιούμενος τῶν καλῶν καὶ ἀγαθῶν ἀνδρῶν, and similarly Magn 90.16—all ii/B.C. On the form μνεία for the older μνηία see Mayser Gr. p. 127.

 

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
μεσονυκτιον μεσονύκτιον μεσονυκτιου μεσονυκτίου μεσονυκτίω μεσοπόρφυρα μεσοπορφύρου mesonuktion mesonuktiou mesonyktion mesonýktion mesonyktiou mesonyktíou
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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