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Strong's #3410 - μίσθωμα

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G3409)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. the price for which anything is either let or hired
    1. of a harlots hire
  2. that which is either let or hired for a price, as of a house, dwelling, lodging
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 866 ‑ אֶתְנָה (eth‑naw');  868 ‑ אֶתְנָן (eth‑nan');  5078 ‑ נֵדֶה (nay'‑deh);  5083 ‑ נָדָן (naw‑dawn');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Acts 1
NAS (2)
Acts 2
HCS (1)
Acts 1
BSB (1)
Acts 1
ESV (1)
Acts 1
WEB (1)
Acts 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μίσθ-ωμα, ατος, τό,


1. price agreed on in hiring, contract-price, Hdt. 2.180, etc.: pl., IG 12.347.43, al. (v B.C.), 22.334.28 (iv B.C.); a courtesan's price, Machoap. Ath. 13.581a; τῶν ἀκροαμάτων τὰ μ. Phylarch. 66 J.; τὰ παρά τινος μ. Alciphr. 1.37.

2. contract, μισθοῦσι μισθώματα farm out contracts, Arist. Ath. 47.2, cf. D. 19.125; ἀπὸ μισθωμάτων θύειν by contract, Isoc. 7.29 (but expld. as from the proceeds of rents by Did. ap. Harp.).

3. rent, IG 12(7).55.15 (Amorgos, iv/iii B.C.), Tab.Heracl. 1.128.

II that which is let for hire, hired house, Acts 28:30.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μίσθωμα, μισθώματος, τό (μισθόω);

1. the price for which anything is either let or hired (Herodotus, Isocrates, Demosthenes, Aelian, others; of a harlot's hire, Hosea 2:12; Deuteronomy 23:18; Micah 1:7; Proverbs 19:13; Ezekiel 16:31-34, and in classical Greek (cf. Philo in Flac. § 16 at the end)).

2. that which is either let or hired for a price, as a house, dwelling, lodging ((cf. Lightfoot's Commentary on Philip., p. 9 note 3)): Acts 28:30.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μίσθωμα , -τος , τό

(< μισθόω ),

[in LXX: Deuteronomy 23:18 (19), Micah 1:7, Ezekiel 16:31; Ezekiel 16:34; Ezekiel 16:41 (H868), Ezekiel 16:33, (H5078, H5083), Ezekiel 16:32, Proverbs 19:13*;]

1. price, hire (cl, and LXX).

2. In sense not found elsewhere, a hired dwelling: Acts 28:30.†

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

In the astrological P Ryl II. 63.7 (iii/A.D.) we find the ";kidneys"; assigned to Saturn—Κρόνου νεφροί. For the diminutive cf. P Oxy I. 108i. 9 (A.D. 183 or 215) γλῶσσα μία, νεφρία β ̄, ";1 tongue, 2 kidneys";—a cook’s monthly meat bill.


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
μίσθωμα μισθώματα μισθώματά μισθωματι μισθώματι μισθώματος μισθωμάτων misthomati misthōmati misthṓmati
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