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Strong's #3495 - νεανίσκος

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Noun Masculine
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  1. a young man, youth
    1. used of a young attendant or servant
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 582 ‑ אֱנוֹשׁ (en‑oshe');  970 ‑ בָּחֻר (baw‑khoor', baw‑khoor');  3206 ‑ יֶלֶד (yeh'‑led);  5288 ‑ נַעַר (nah'‑ar);  5958 ‑ עֶלֶם (eh'‑lem);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. νεην-, , (νεάν)

1. youth, young man, IG 12.374.162, al., Hdt. 4.72, 112, Pl. Smp. 211d, Arist. Pol. 1303b21, Anon.Hist.(FGrH 160) p.887 J., etc.; ν. τὸ εἶδος (nisi leg. νεανικός) X. HG 3.3.5; in Hdt. 3.53 the same youth is called both νεηνίης and νεηνίσκος; but in Antipho 3.4.6 and 8 the same person is called ν. and μειράκιον, and the eldest son of Socrates is called νεανίσκος X. Mem. 2.2.1, but μειράκιον Pl. Ap. 34d; ἔν τε παισὶ καὶ ν. καὶ ἐν ἀνδράσι Id. R. 413e; παῖς εἴκοσι ἔτεα, νεηνίσκος εἴκοσι, νεηνίης εἴκοσι, γέρων εἴκοσι Pythag. ap. D.L. 8.10, cf. Hp. Hebd. 5: more freq. than νεανίας in later Gr., Wilcken Chr. 30i4 (iii/ii B.C.), Plb. 1.36.12, Matthew 19:20, etc.

2. ὁ ἐμὸς ν. my young man, i.e. servant, Luc. Alex. 53; perh. also, PCair.Zen. 18.6 (iii B.C.), Mark 14:51 : pl., dub. sens., PCair.Zen. 153 (iii B.C., written νενίσκοις).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

νεανίσκος, νεανίσκου, (from νέαν, see νεανίας; on the ending νεανίσκος, νεανισκη, which has diminutive force, as ἀνθρωπίσκος, βασιλίσκος, παιδίσκη, etc., cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 443), from Herodotus down; the Sept. chiefly for בָּחוּר and נַעַר; a young man, youth: Matthew 19:20, 22; Mark 14:51a; Mark 16:5; Luke 7:14; Acts 2:17; (and L T Tr WH in (here WH marginal reading only), ); 1 John 2:13f; like נַעַר (2 Samuel 2:14; Genesis 14:24, etc.; cf. German Bursche, Knappe equivalent to Knabe (cf. our colloquial boys, lads )) used of a young attendant or servant: so the plural in Mark 14:51 Rec.; Acts 5:10.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

νεανίσκος , -ου ,

(dimin. of νεανίας ),

[in LXX chiefly for H5288, also for H970, etc.;]

a young man, youth: Matthew 19:20; Matthew 19:22, Mark 14:51; Mark 16:5, Luke 7:14, Acts 2:17 (LXX) Acts 23:18; Acts 23:22, 1 John 2:13-14; of an attendant (cf. Genesis 14:24, al.) : Acts 5:10.†

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
νεανία νεανίας Νεανισκε Νεανίσκε νεανισκοι νεανίσκοι νεανίσκοις νεανισκον νεανίσκον νεανισκος νεανίσκος νεανίσκου νεανίσκους νεανίσκω νεανίσκων Neaniske Neaníske neaniskoi neanískoi neaniskon neanískon neaniskos neanískos
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