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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3772 - οὐρανός

Transliteration
ouranós
Phonetics
oo-ran-os'
Origin
perhaps from the same as (G3735) (through the idea of elevation)
Parts of Speech
TDNT
the sky
Definition
Thayer's
  1. the vaulted expanse of the sky with all things visible in it
    1. the universe, the world
    2. the aerial heavens or sky, the region where the clouds and the tempests gather, and where thunder and lightning are produced
    3. the sidereal or starry heavens
  2. the region above the sidereal heavens, the seat of order of things eternal and consummately perfect where God dwells and other heavenly beings
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 410 ‑ אֵל (ale);  776 ‑ אֶרֶץ (eh'‑rets);  4791 ‑ מָרוֹם (maw‑rome');  7549 ‑ רָקִיעַ (raw‑kee'‑ah);  7834 ‑ שַׁחַק (shakh'‑ak);  8064 ‑ שָׁמֶה (shaw‑mah'‑yim, shaw‑meh');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (283)
Matthew
84
Mark
20
Luke
37
John
19
Acts
25
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
3
Galatians
1
Ephesians
4
Philippians
1
Colossians
5
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
11
James
2
1 Peter
3
2 Peter
6
1 John
1
Revelation
54
NAS (273)
Matthew
82
Mark
19
Luke
34
John
18
Acts
26
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
3
Galatians
1
Ephesians
4
Philippians
1
Colossians
5
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
10
James
2
1 Peter
3
2 Peter
6
Revelation
52
HCS (273)
Matthew
82
Mark
18
Luke
35
John
18
Acts
26
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
3
Galatians
1
Ephesians
4
Philippians
1
Colossians
5
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
10
James
2
1 Peter
3
2 Peter
6
Revelation
52
BSB (273)
Matthew
82
Mark
18
Luke
35
John
18
Acts
26
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
3
Galatians
1
Ephesians
4
Philippians
1
Colossians
5
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
10
James
2
1 Peter
3
2 Peter
6
Revelation
52
ESV (245)
Matthew
69
Mark
17
Luke
30
John
17
Acts
22
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
Ephesians
4
Philippians
1
Colossians
5
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
9
James
2
1 Peter
3
2 Peter
6
Revelation
50
WEB (278)
Matthew
83
Mark
20
Luke
37
John
18
Acts
26
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
3
Galatians
1
Ephesians
3
Philippians
1
Colossians
5
1 Thessalonians
2
2 Thessalonians
1
Hebrews
10
James
2
1 Peter
3
2 Peter
6
Revelation
53
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

οὐρᾰνός, ὁ,

Dor. and Boeot. ὠρανός Alcm. 23.16, Theoc. 2.147, 5.144, Corinn. Supp. 2.79, Hymn.Isaiah 19:1-25; Aeol. ὄρανος (ὀράνω Sapph. 37, 64, Alc. 34, but ὠράνω Sapph. 1.11 (s. v.l.), Alc. 17 (s. v.l.), and v. Οὐρανία):

never used in pl. by classical writers, v. 1.4: (v. fin.):

I heaven: in Hom. and Hes.,

1 vault or firmament of heaven, sky, γαῖα.. ἐγείνατο ἶσον ἑαυτῇ οὐρανὸν ἀστερόεντα, ἵνα μιν περὶ πάντα καλύπτοι Hes. Th. 127; ἔχει δέ τε κίονας αὐτὸς [Ἄτλας] μακράς, αἳ γαῖάν τε καὶ οὐρανὸν ἀμφὶς ἔχουσι Od. 1.54, cf. A. Pr. 351; χάλκεος Il. 17.425; πολύχαλκος 5.504, Od. 3.2; σιδήρεος 15.329; wrapped in clouds, Il. 15.192, Od. 5.303; above the aether, Il. 2.458, 17.425, 19.351, cf. Sch. Il. 3.3; even Emp. continued to regard it as solid (στερέμνιον), Placit. 2.11.2 (Vorsokr. ip.209); defined as αἰθέρος τὸ ἔσχατον by Zeno Stoic. 1.33, cf. Ar. Nu. 95 sqq.; ἠέλιος δὲ οὐρανοῦ ἐξαπόλωλε, of an eclipse, Od. 20.357, cf. S. Aj. 845; ἐν δὲ τὰ τείρεα πάντα, τά τ' οὐρανὸς ἐστεφάνωται Il. 18.485; Ἕσπερος, ὃς κάλλιστος ἐν οὐρανῷ ἵσταται ἀστήρ 22.318; οὐρανὸς ἀστερόεις 6.108,al.

2. heaven, as the seat of the gods, outside or above this skyey vault, the portion of Zeus (v. Ὄλυμπος), 15.192, cf. Od. 1.67, etc.; οὐ. Οὔλυμπός τε Il. 1.497, 8.394; Οὔλυμ πός τε καὶ οὐ. 19.128; πύλαι οὐρανοῦ Heaven -gate, i. e. a thick cloud, which the Ὧραι lifted and put down like a trap-door, 5.749, 8.393; so, later, οἱ ἐξ οὐρανοῦ the gods of heaven, A. Pr. 897 (lyr.); οἱ ἐν οὐρανῷ θεοί (viz. Sun, etc.) Pl. R. 508a; εὔχετο, χεῖρ' ὀρέγων εἰς οὐ. ἀστερόεντα Il. 15.371, Od. 9.527; νὴ τὸν οὐ. Ar. Pl. 267, 366.

3. in common language, sky, οὐδέ τις ἄλλη φαίνετο γαιάων, ἀλλ' οὐ. ἠδὲ θάλασσα Od. 14.302; σέλας δ' εἰς οὐ. ἵκῃ Il. 8.509; κλέος οὐρανὸν ἵκει, κλέος οὐ. εὐρὺν ἱκάνει, renown reaches to heaven, ib. 192, Od. 19.108; so ὀρυμαγδός, κνίση, σκόπελος οὐρανὸν ἷκεν or ἱκάνει, Il. 17.425, 1.317, Od. 12.73 (cf. οὐράνιος 11, οὐρανομήκης): metaph., ὕβρις τε βίη τε σιδήρεον οὐ. ἵκει deeds of violence 'cry to heaven', 15.329, 17.565; γῇ τε κοὐρανῷ λέξαι.. τύχας E. Med. 57, cf. Philem. 79.1; πρὸς οὐρανὸν βιβάζειν τι to exalt to heaven, S OC 381; πρὸς τὸν οὐ. ἥλλοντο leaped up on high, X. Cyr. 1.4.11; πρὸς τὸν οὐ. βλέπειν Id. Oec. 19.9.

4. in Philos., the heavens, universe, Pl. Plt. 269d, Ti. 32b, Arist. Cael. 278b21, Metaph. 990a20, al.: pl. in VT, οἱ οὐρανοί the heavens, LXX Psalms 97:6(96).6, 148.4,al.

5. a region of heaven, climate, Hdt. 1.142.

6. Pythag. name of 10, Theol.Ar. 59.

II anything shaped like the vault of heaven, as,

1 vaulted roof or ceiling, Hsch.

2. roof of the mouth, palate, Arist. HA 492a20, PA 660a14, Ath. 8.344b, AP 5.104 (Mar Arg.).

3. lid, Matro Conv. 12.

4. tent, pavilion, Them. Or. 13.166b.

III pr. n., Uranos, son of Erebos and Gaia, Hes. Th. 127s q.; but husband of Gaia, parent of Cronos and the Titans (cf. Οὐρανίδης), ib. 106, h.Hom. 30.17, cf. A. Pr. 207. (Acc. to Arist. Mu. 400a7, from ὅρος and ἄνω, cf. Pl. Cra. 396c. This must be wrong, but the true etym. is doubtful.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

οὐρανός , -οῦ , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H8064 (hence, often pl., οἱ οὐ ., v. infr.);]

heaven;

1. of the vault or firmament of heaven, the sky and the aerial regions above the earth: opp. to ἡ γῆ , Hebrews 1:10, 2 Peter 3:5; 2 Peter 3:10, ὁ οὐ . και ἡ γῆ , i.e. the world, the universe, Matthew 5:18, Mark 13:31, Luke 10:21, Acts 4:24, Revelation 10:6, al.; ἀπ᾿ ἄκρων οὐ . ἕως ἄ . αὐτῶν (on the absence of art, aft. prep., v. Bl., § 46, 5), Matthew 24:31; ὑπὸ τὸν οὐ ., Acts 2:5, Colossians 1:23; ὑψωθῆναι ἕως τοῦ οὐ ., fig., Matthew 11:23, Luke 10:15; σημεῖον ἐκ τοῦ οὐ ., Matthew 16:1, Mark 8:11, al.; αἱ ν ψέλαι τον οὐ ., Matthew 24:30, al.; τὰ πετεινὰ τοῦ οὐ ., Matthew 6:26, Mark 4:32, al.; οἱ ἀστέρες τοῦ οὐ ., Revelation 6:13, al.; pl. οἱ οὐ . (Bl., § 32, 5), Matthew 3:16, Mark 1:10, John 1:32, 2 Peter 3:7; 2 Peter 3:13, al.

2. Of the abode of God and other blessed beings: of angels, Matthew 24:36, Mark 12:25, Galatians 1:8, Revelation 10:1, al.; of Christ glorified, Mark 16:19, Luke 24:51, Acts 3:21, Romans 10:6, al.; of God, Matthew 5:34, Romans 1:18, al.; ὁ Πατὴρ ὁ ἐν τοῖς οὐ . (Dalman, Words, 184 ff.), Matthew 5:16; Matthew 6:1, al.; θησαυρὸς ἐν σὐ ., Matthew 6:20, Mark 10:21, al.

3. By meton.,

(a) of the inhabitants of heaven: Revelation 18:20 (cf. Revelation 12:12, Job 15:15, Isaiah 44:23);

(b) as an evasive reference to God, characteristic of later Judaism (Dalman, Words, 204 ff.): Matthew 21:25, Mark 11:30, Luke 15:18, John 3:27 al.; ἡ βασιλεία τῶν οὐ . (= τοῦ Θεσῦ ; see βασιλεία ).


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";trust,"; ";deposit,"; which is read for παραθήκη in the TR of 1 Timothy 6:20, 2 Timothy 1:14, may be illustrated from Chrest. I. 198.17 (B.C. 240) ἐμ παρακαταθήκηι, BGU I. 114i. 7 (ii/A.D.) ἀπαιτεῖν παρακαταθήκην ἐξ ὑπαρχόντων, .9 νοοῦμεν ὅτι αἱ παρακαταθῆκαι προῖκές (";gifts";) εἰσιν, and P Oxy I. 71i. 6 (A.D. 303) παρακαταθήκην ἀκίνδυνον καὶ ἀνυπόλογον, ";a secure deposit, subject to no claim or charge."; See also Artem. p. 4.17 λαβὼν μνᾶς δέκα παρακαταθήκην ἐφύλαξεν and Plut. Anton. 21 where the word is used of ";deposits"; with the Vestal Virgins.

For the verb cf. P Oxy II. 237vii. 16 (A.D. 186) παρακαταθέμενός τε τὸ ἀργύριον, ";placing money on deposit,"; and BGU I. 326i. 16 (A.D. 194) (= Chrest. II. p. 365) τῇ τε πίστι [α ]ὐτῆς παρακατατίθομαι (l. παρακατατίθεμαι).

 

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List of Word Forms
ουρανε ουρανέ οὐρανέ ουρανο΄ν ουρανοι ουρανοί οὐρανοί οὐρανοὶ ουρανοις ουρανοίς οὐρανοις οὐρανοῖς ουρανον ουρανόν οὐρανόν οὐρανὸν ουρανος ουρανός οὐρανός οὐρανὸς ουρανου ουρανού οὐρανοῦ ουρανους ουρανούς οὐρανούς οὐρανοὺς ουρανω ουρανώ ούρανώ οὐρανῷ οὐρανῳ ουρανων ουρανών οὐρανῶν ourane ourané ourano ouranō ouranoi ouranoí ouranoì ouranôi ouranōi ouranō̂i ouranois ouranoîs ouranon ouranón ouranòn ouranôn ouranōn ouranō̂n ouranos ouranós ouranòs ouranou ouranoû ouranous ouranoús ouranoùs
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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