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Strong's #3902 - παράσημος

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  1. marked falsely, spurious, counterfeit: as a coin
  2. marked beside or in the margin
    1. so noteworthy words, which the reader of a book marks on the margin
  3. noted, marked, conspicuous, remarkable
    1. of persons in a bad sense, notorious
  4. marked with a sign: a ship marked with the image or figure of Dioscuri (Castor and Pollux)
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ASV (1)
Acts 1
BSB (1)
Acts 1
CSB (1)
Acts 1
ESV (1)
Acts 1
KJV (1)
Acts 1
LEB (0)
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LSB (5)
John 1
Acts 4
N95 (2)
Acts 2
NAS (4)
Acts 2
NLT (1)
Acts 2
WEB (1)
Acts 1
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Acts 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

παράσημ-ος, ον,


marked amiss or falsely, counterfeit, esp. of money, D. 24.213, Poll. 3.86, Plu. 2.65b: metaph., of men, Ar. Ach. 518; δόξα π. E. Hipp. 1114 (lyr.); π. ῥήτωρ D. 18.242; δύναμις π. αἴνῳ power falsely stamped with praise,

I. e. praised by a wrong standard, A. Ag. 780 (lyr.).

2. of words and phrases, false, incorrect, AP 11.144 (Cereal.); Ἀττικῶν παράσημος (leg. -σήμων) ἕν (sc. βιβλίον) Gal. Libr.Propr. 17; τὸ π. eccentricity of style, Demetr. Eloc. 208.

3. marked by the side, noted, Plu. 2.1010d; π. τινί marked, notorious for a thing, ib.823b, etc.; π. ἐπιτηδεύων τι remarked as studying it, Id. Brut. 2; τὸ π. φεύγουσαι (of women) conspicuousness, Gal. 12.439.

4. indicative, c. gen., τὸ π. ὄνομα τῆς πρὸς ὑμᾶς ἔχθρας Plu. Cor. 23.

II Adv. -μως with false accent, EM 191.34.

2. with a distinguishing prefix, Thphr. HP 3.12.3 codd.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παράσημος, παράσημον (παρά (which see IV. 2), and σῆμα (a mark))

1. marked falsely, spurious, counterfeit; as coin.

2. marked beside or on the margin; so of noteworthy words, which the reader of a book marks on the margin hence,

3. universally, noted, marked, conspicuous, remarkable (of persons, in a bad sense, notorious); marked with a sign: ἐν πλοίῳ παρασήμῳ Διοσκωυροις, in a ship marked with the image or figure of the Dioscuri, Acts 28:11 (cf. B. D. under the word ).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**παράσημος , -ον

(<σῆμα , a mark),

[in LXX: 3 Maccabees 2:29*;]

1. in cl., marked amiss, spurious, counterfeit. Later,

2. marked at the side, annotated (Plut.).

3. marked with a sign (LXX); as subst., a figurehead : Acts 28:11 (v. MM, xix).†

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

P Tebt I. 56.13 (c. B.C. 130–121) ἀρούρας πέ [ν ]τε, ";5 arourae."; For the form πέτε cf. P Iand 14.6 (iv/A.D.) ἐποί ]ησα ἐκεῖ πέτε ἡ [μ ̣]έρας.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
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