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Strong's #3529 - νίκη

Root Word (Etymology)
apparently a primary word
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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Strong #: 5331 ‑ נֶצַח (neh'‑tsakh, nay'‑tsakh);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

νίκ-η [], ,


1. victory, ν. φαίνεται Μενελάου victory clearly belongs to M., Il. 3.457, cf. Alc. 80, etc.; μάχης ν. Il. 7.26, 8.171; ν. πολέμου Pl. Lg. 641a, cf. c; ἡ ἐν τῷ πολέμῳ ν. ib. 647b: freq. of victory in the games, Ἰσθμία ν. Pi. I. 2.13; ν. παγκρατίου or ἀπὸ π., ib. 7(6).22, 6(5).60: c. gen. objecti, ν. ἀντιπάλων victory over.., Ar. Eq. 521; ἡ τῶν ἡδονῶν ν. Pl. Lg. 840c: c. gen. rei, τῶν πολεμικῶν ν. X. Mem. 3.4.5; ν. δοῦναί τινι Il. 16.845, etc.; ν. καὶ κράτος S. El. 85; νίκην νικᾶν τινα, v. νικάω 1.1, 11.1b.

2. later, generally, mastery, ascendancy, etc., in all relations, νίκην διασῴζεσθαι to keep the fruits of victory, X. Cyr. 4.2.26, cf. 4.1.15.

3. success in a lawsuit, Od. 11.544; in the concrete, damages, etc., recovered, Leg.Gort. 9.31.


1. pr. n., Nike, the goddess of victory, Hes. Th. 384, cf. Pi. I. 2.26, etc.; Νίκη Ἀθάνα Πολιάς S. Ph. 134, cf. E. Ion 457 (lyr.), 1529.

2. Astrol., name of sixth κλῆρος, Paul.Al. K. 3, Cat.Cod.Astr. 1.160.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

νίκη, νίκης, (from Homer down), victory: 1 John 5:4 (cf. νῖκος).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

νίκη , -ης , ,

[in LXX: 1 Chronicles 29:11 (H5331), freq. in 1-4 Mac;]

victory: 1 John 5:4.†

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
νικη νίκη νίκην nike nikē níke níkē
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