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Strong's #3793 - ὄχλος

Transliteration
óchlos
Phonetics
okh'-los
Root Word (Etymology)
from a derivative of (G2192) (meaning a vehicle)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TDNT
5:582,750
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Thayer's
  1. a crowd
    1. a casual collection of people
      1. a multitude of men who have flocked together in some place
      2. a throng
    2. a multitude
      1. the common people, as opposed to the rulers and leading men
      2. with contempt: the ignorant multitude, the populace
    3. a multitude
      1. the multitudes, seems to denote troops of people gathered together without order
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 622 ‑ אָסַף (aw‑saf');  1995 ‑ הָמֹן (haw‑mone', haw‑mone');  2428 ‑ חַיִל (khah'‑yil);  2945 ‑ טַף (taf);  5971 ‑ עַם (am);  6951 ‑ קָהָל (kaw‑hawl);  7235 ‑ רָבָה (raw‑baw');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (175)
Matthew 50
Mark 38
Luke 41
John 20
Acts 22
Revelation 4
NAS (172)
Matthew 49
Mark 36
Luke 41
John 20
Acts 22
Revelation 4
CSB (175)
Matthew 50
Mark 38
Luke 41
John 20
Acts 22
Revelation 4
BSB (175)
Matthew 50
Mark 38
Luke 41
John 20
Acts 22
Revelation 4
ESV (158)
Matthew 44
Mark 37
Luke 37
John 15
Acts 21
Revelation 4
WEB (186)
Matthew 52
Mark 44
Luke 42
John 21
Acts 23
Revelation 4
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὄχλος, ὁ,

I

1. crowd, throng, Pi. P. 4.85, A. Pers. 42 (anap.), etc.; ἐσὄχλον ἕρπειν παρθένοισιν οὐ καλόν E. Or. 108, cf. Heracl. 44; ὁ ὄ. τῶν στρατιωτῶν the mass of the soldiers, X. Cyr. 6.1.26, cf. Th. 6.64, 7.62; μηδένα ὄ. Πελοποννησίων νεῶν Id. 2.88; ὄχλῳ in numbers (for an army), Id. 1.80; ὁ μισθοφόρος ὄ. Id. 3.109, cf. 4.56; οἱ τοιοῦτοι ὄ. undisciplined masses like these, ib. 126; ὄ. μᾶλλον ἢ στρατός Hdn. 6.7.1; of the camp-followers, X. An. 3.4.26, 4.3.26, etc.

2. in political sense, populace, mob, opp. δῆμος (people), Th. 7.8, cf. Pl. Plt. 304d; πρὸς ὄχλον ζῶν Id. Ax. 368d; οἱ ὁμότιμοι ὤκνουν τὴν τοῦ ὄ. ἰσομοιρίαν X. Cyr. 2.2.21; δικαστηρίων καὶ τῶν ἄλλων ὄ. and popular assemblies (in a contemptuous sense), Pl. Grg. 455a, cf. Euthd. 290a: prov., δι' ὄχλου ἤδη τοῦτό γε this is already in the mouths of the people, D.H. Lys. 10, cf. J. BJ 2.13.1, 4.9.2.

3. generally, mass, multitude, ὄ. τὸν πλεῖστον λόγων A. Pr. 827; τὸν πλεῖστον ὄ. τῶν πραχθέντων Isoc. 12.192; ἵππων ὄ. E. IA 191 (lyr.); ἄκριτος ἄστρων ὄ. Critias 19.5 D.; σαρκῶν Pl. Ti. 75e: in pl., the masses, καχεξία τις ὑποδέδυκε τοὺς ὄχλους Diph. 24.4, cf. Men. 161.1, 466.4; πιθανώτεροι οἱ ἀπαίδευτοι ἐν τοῖς ὄ. Arist. Rh. 1395b28.

II annoyance, trouble, σχολὴν ὄ. τε μέτριον E. Ion 635, etc.; ὄχλον παρέχειν to give trouble, Hdt. 1.86, cf. E. Med. 337, X. An. 3.2.27, Pl. Phd. 84d; δι' ὄχλου εἶναι, γενέσθαι, to be or become troublesome, Ar. Ec. 888, Th. 1.73, Pl. Alc. 1.103a; μάταιον ὄ. τοὺς λόγους νομίσητε D. 18.214; οἱ δὲ ἀντιλέγοντες ὄ. ἄλλως καὶ βασκανία κατεφαίνετο Id. 19.24.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὄχλος, ὄχλου, , in the N. T. only in the historical books and five times in the book of Revelation; as in Greek writings from Pindar and Aeschylus down, a crowd, i. e.

1. a casual collection of people; a multitude of men who have flocked together in some place, a throng: Matthew 9:23, 25; Matthew 15:10, etc.; Mark 2:4; Mark 3:9, and often; Luke 5:1, 19; Luke 7:9, etc.; John 5:13; John 6:22, 24; John 7:20, 32, 49, etc.; Acts 14:14; Acts 17:8; Acts 21:34; τίς ἐκ τοῦ ὄχλου, Luke 11:27; Luke 12:13; or ἀπό τοῦ ὄχλου, ; ἀπό (for i. e. on account of (cf. ἀπό, II. 2 b.)) τοῦ ὄχλου, Luke 19:3; βία τοῦ ὄχλου, Acts 21:35; πολύς ὄχλος and much more often ὄχλος πολύς, Matthew 14:14; Matthew 20:29; Matthew 26:47; Mark 5:21, 24; Mark 6:34; Mark 9:14; Mark 14:43 (here T Tr WH omit; L Tr marginal reading brackets πολύς); Luke 7:11; Luke 8:4; Luke 9:37; John 6:2, 5; John 12:12 (but here Tr marginal reading brackets WH prefix ; cf. Buttmann, 91 (80)); Revelation 19:1, 6; with the article πολύς ὄχλος, the great multitude present, Mark 12:37; ( ὄχλος πολύς (the noun forming with the adjective a single composite term, like our) the common people, John 12:9 T WH Tr marginal reading; cf. Buttmann, as above; some would give the phrase the same sense in Mark, the passage cited); πάμπολυς, Mark 8:1 (Rec.); ἱκανός, Mark 10:46; Luke 7:12; Acts 11:24, 26; Acts 19:26; ... πλεῖστος ὄχλος (the most part of the multitude), Matthew 21:8; πᾶς ὄχλος, Matthew 13:2; Mark 2:13; Mark 4:1; Mark 7:14 (Rec.); ; Luke 13:17; Acts 21:27; ὄχλον τοσοῦτον, Matthew 15:33; αἱ μυριάδες τοῦ ὄχλου Luke 12:1; οὐ μετά ὄχλου, not having a crowd with me, Acts 24:18; ἄτερ ὄχλου, in the absence of the multitude ((see ἄτερ)), Luke 22:6. plural οἱ ὄχλοι, very often in Matt. and Luke, as Matthew 5:1; Matthew 7:28; Matthew 9:8, 33, 36; Matthew 11:7; Matthew 12:46; Matthew 13:34, 36, etc.; Luke 3:7, 10; Luke 4:42; Luke 5:3; Luke 8:42, 45; Luke 9:11; Luke 11:14, etc.; Acts 8:6; Acts 13:45; Acts 14:11, 13, 18; Acts 17:13; once in John 7:12 (where Tdf. the singular); in Mark only Rec.; and without the article Mark 10:1; ὄχλοι πολλοί, Matthew 4:25; Matthew 8:1; Matthew 12:15 (R G); ; Luke 5:15; Luke 14:25; πάντες οἱ ὄχλοι, Matthew 12:23.

2. the multitude, i. e. the common people, opposed to the rulers and leading men: Matthew 14:5; Matthew 21:26; Mark 12:12; (John 7:12b (provided the plural is retained in the first part of the verse)); with contempt, "the ignorant multitude, the populace, John 7:49; ἐπισύστασις ὄχλου, a riot, a mob, Acts 24:12 (L T Tr WH ἐπίστασιν (which see) ὄχλου).

3. universally, a multitude: with a genitive of the class, as τελωνῶν, Luke 5:29; μαθητῶν, Luke 6:17; ὀνομάτων (see ὄνομα, 3), Acts 1:15; τῶν ἱερέων, Acts 6:7; the plural ὄχλοι, joined with λαοί and ἔθνη, in Revelation 17:15 seems to designate troops of men assembled together without order. (The Sept. chiefly for הָמון.)


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὄχλος , -ου , ,

[in LXX for H1995 (chiefly in Da TH), H2428, H6951, etc.;]

1. a moving crowd or multitude of persons, a throng: Matthew 9:23, Mark 2:4, Luke 5:1, John 5:13, al.; pl., Matthew 5:1, Mark 10:1, Luke 3:7, and freq.; . ἱκανός , Mark 10:46, al.; τοσοῦτος , Matthew 15:33; οῦ μετ᾿ ὄχλου , Acts 24:18; ἄτερ ὄχλου , Luke 22:6; πᾶς ὁ ὄ ., Matthew 13:2, Mark 2:13, al.; . πολύς (Papyri .), Matthew 20:29, Mark 5:21, al.; ὄ πολύς ό . (Papyri .), the populace, the common people, Mark 12:37 (Swete, in l; Field, Notes, 37), John 12:9 (Westc., in l).

2. (As also cl., opp. to δῆμος , q.v., and cf. Tr., Syn., § xcviii), the populace, the common people (cf. ὁ πολὺς ὄ ., supr.), Matthew 14:5; Matthew 21:26, Mark 12:12, John 7:12 b; so with contempt (cl.), John 7:49. In a more general sense, a multitude: c. gen., ὀνομάτωςν (see .), Acts 1:15; μαθητῶν , Luke 6:17, al.


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";provoke"; (= παροργίζω, Hesych.), is regarded by Moffatt (ICC ad Hebrews 3:16) as a LXX coinage ";to express ‘rebellious’ with a further sense of provoking or angering God."; In Deuteronomy 32:16 it is parallel to παροξύνω.

 


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List of Word Forms
οχλοι όχλοι ὄχλοι οχλοις όχλοις ὄχλοις οχλον όχλον ὄχλον οχλος όχλος ὄχλος οχλου όχλου ὄχλου οχλους όχλους ὄχλους οχλω όχλω ὄχλῳ οχλων όχλων ὄχλων οχυρά οχυραί οχυραίς οχυράν οχυράς οχυροίς οχυρόν οχυρών οχυρώση ωχυρωμένη ωχύρωσεν ochlo ochlō ochloi óchloi óchlōi ochlois óchlois ochlon ochlōn óchlon óchlōn ochlos óchlos ochlou óchlou ochlous óchlous
 
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