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Strong's #3730 - ὁρμή

Transliteration
hormḗ
Phonetics
hor-may'
Origin
of uncertain affinity
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
5:467,730
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a violent motion, impulse
  2. a hostile movement, onset, assault
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2534 ‑ חֵמָה (khay‑maw', khay‑maw');  4853 ‑ מַשָּׂא (mas‑saw');  6388 ‑ פֶּלֶג (peh'‑leg);  7110 ‑ קֶצֶף (keh'‑tsef);  7722 ‑ שֹׁאָה (sho, sho‑aw', sho‑aw');  8161 ‑ שְׁעָטָה (shah'‑at‑aw);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (1)
Acts
1
NAS (2)
Acts
1
James
1
HCS (2)
Acts
1
James
1
BSB (2)
Acts
1
James
1
ESV (2)
Acts
1
James
1
WEB (2)
Acts
1
James
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὁρμ-ή, ἡ,

I

1. rapid motion forwards, onrush, onset, assault, μόγις δέ μευ ἔκφυγεν ὁρμήν Il. 9.355; ἐκ τοῦ αὐτοῦ χωρίου ἡ ὁ. ἔσται the attack, invasion, Hdt. 1.11; ἡ ἐπὶ βασιλέα ὁ. X. An. 3.1.10; also of an impulse received from another, ἐμέ τ' εἰσορόων καὶ ἐμὴν ποτιδέγμενος ὁ. Il. 10.123, cf. Od. 2.403.

2. more freq. of things, πυρὸς ὁ. the rage of fire, Il. 11.157; ὑπὸ κύματος ὁρμῆς by the shock of a wave, Od. 5.320; ἔγχεος ὁ. Hes. Sc. 365; but ἐς ὁρμὴν ἔγχεος ἐλθεῖν within my spear's cast, within reach of my spear, Il. 5.118; ὁ. γονάτων spring of knee, i.e. power to spring or leap, Pi. N. 5.20; ποδὸς ὁ. speed of foot, E. El. 112 (lyr.): pl., of the tides, Ptol. Tetr. 3.

II

1. impulse to do a thing, effort, μίνυνθα δέ οἱ γένεθ' ὁρμή Il. 4.466; μελέη δέ μοι ἔσσεται ὁ. Od. 5.416; φιλότητος.. ἄμβροτος ὁ. Emp. 35.13; πίστιος ὁ. Id. 114.3; ἐπεὶ δὲ δαιμονίη τις γίνεται ὁ. Hdt. 7.18; μαινομένᾳ σὺν ὁρμᾷ S. Ant. 135 (lyr.), cf. Tr. 720; τίς προσήγαγε χρεία; τίς ὁ.; Id. Ph. 237; οὕτω καθ' ὁρμὴν δρῶσιν, i. e. with so much zeal, ib. 566; εἰ.. ἄγοι αὐτὸν ὁ. θειοτέρα Pl. Phdr. 279a: joined with ἐπιθυμία, Id. Phlb. 35d, Th. 3.36; μιᾷ ὁ. with one impulse, X. An. 3.2.9; ἀπὸ μιᾶς ὁ. Th. 7.71; ὑπὸ μιᾷ τῇ ὁ. Luc. Hist.Conscr. 2: c. gen. objecti, eager desire of or for a thing, Th. 7.43, etc.: so with a Pr, ἡ ὁρμή, ἣν ὁρμᾷς ἐπὶ τοὺς λόγους Pl. Prm. 135d, cf. 130b; ἔχειν ὁρμὴν πρός τι Arist. MM 1185a31, al.; ὁ. ἐπέπεσέ τισι, c. inf., Th. 4.4; ὁ. παραστῆσαί τισι εἴς τι or c. inf., Plb. 2.48.5, Plu. Cor. 33; ὁ. σχεῖν, c. inf., Id. Publ. 19.

2. in Stoic philosophy, appetition, including reasoned choice and irrational impulse, Stoic. 3.40, al.

3. Pythag. name for 2, Anatolius ap. Theol.Ar. 8.

III setting oneself in motion, start on a march, etc., ἐν ὁρμῇ εἶναι to be on the point of starting, X. An. 2.1.3, cf. Arist. Rh. 1393a3; ἐπὶ παντὸς ὁρμῇ.. πράγματος at the start of every undertaking, Pl. Ti. 27c; ἡ ὁ. [τούτων τῶν ἀνέμων] the point at which these winds start, Arist. Mete. 364b5, cf. Pl. R. 511b (pl.). (Cf. Skt. s´rati 'flow'.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὁρμή , -ῆς , ,

[in LXX: Proverbs 3:25 (H7722), etc.;]

1. a violent movement, impulse: James 3:4;

2. a hostile movement, onset, assault. Acts 14:5.†


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

";host"; (Luke 10:35) : Artem. p. 190.24 al. For πανδόκεια, ";hostess,"; cf. Syll 901 (=.3 1251).3 (period of Roman Republic) Δεκομία Συρίσκα πανδόκια χρηστὰ χαῖρε (cf. the Vergilian Copa Syrisca), and Herodian I. p. 248.24 (cited by Dittenberger ad l.).

 

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ορμάς ορμη ορμή ὁρμὴ ορμήν ορμής horme hormē hormḕ orme ormē
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