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Strong's #3938 - πάροδος

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G3844) and (G3598)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. a passing by or passage
  2. in passing
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Strong #: 1870 ‑ דֶּרֶךְ (deh'‑rek);  1982 ‑ הֵלֶךְ (hay'‑lek);  5674 ‑ עָבַר (aw‑bar');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


(A), , = cross παροδίτης, LXX Ezekiel 16:25, IG 14.1372 (Rome), 12(7).445 (Aegiale), BCH 46.355 (Lebedus), CIG 3273 (Smyrna).


(B), ,

way by or past, passage, Th. 3.21, Arist. Cael. 294b26; π. καὶ τροπαὶ τῶν ἄστρων ib. 296b4, cf. Simp. in Cael. 507.24; π. τοῦ χρόνου passage, lapse of time, Porph. Sent. 44. Astrol., rotation of chronocratory, Vett. Val. 37.9, cf. Ptol. Tetr. 109.

2. going by or past, passing, entrance, Th. 4.82; ἐν τῇ π. as they passed by, Id. 1.126, cf. Plb. 5.68.8; κατὰ τὴν π. Id. 21.46.12; ἐκ π., ἐν π., by the way, cursorily, Arist. Cael. 306b27, Phld. Rh. 1.245 S., D.S. 18.16; π. τινὶ ἐπὶ τὰς ὕστερον πράξεις διδόναι Plu. 2.345c; τὴν π. ἵν' ἔχῃς τῶν θυρῶν εὐνουστέραν entrance by the door, Dionys. Com. 3.17.

II narrow entrance or approach, mountain-pass, as Thermopylae, etc., Lys. 2.30, X. An. 4.7.4, etc.; λαβεῖν τὰς π. take the pass, D. 5.20, cf. 9.32, Phld. Rh. 1.334 S.; opp. δίοδοι, X. Cyn. 6.6. esp. side-entrance on the stage, Semus 20, Poll. 4.126. gallery or passage-way surmounting fortifications, IG 22.463.49,52,1672.110.

III coming forward, appearance, esp. before the assembly, D. 3.29, Jul. Or. 7.205b, etc.

2. first entrance of a chorus in the orchestra, which was made from the side wings, Arist. EN 1123a23, Poll. 4.108; ὥσπερ δράματος Plu. 2.805d. first song sung by the chorus after its entrance, Arist. Po. 1452b22, Plu. 2.785a.

3. use of stage for an artist's performance, ἡ π. εὗρεν δραχμήν Michel 908, 909 (lasos).

4. public recitation, AP 11.422 (Antioch.). in a ship, gangway, passage along the deck, Plu. Demetr. 43: metaph., π. καὶ ἐπιβάθρα τοῦ συγγράφειν Artem. 3 Praef.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πάροδος, παροδου, (παρά, near by; ὁδός), a passing by or passage : ἐν παρόδῳ, in passing (A. V. by the way), 1 Corinthians 16:7. (Thucydides 1, 126; 5:4; Polybius 5, 68, 8; Cicero, ad Att. 5, 20, 2.; Lucian, dial. deor. 24, 2.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πάρ -οδος , -ου , ,

[in LXX: Genesis 38:14 (H1870), etc.;]

a passing or passage: ἐν Papyri, in passing, 1 Corinthians 16:7.†

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

";round about"; (Acts 5:16), formerly a nom. sing. (Boisacq p. 772), and rare in Attic prose, cf. PSI IV. 317.5 (A.D. 95) πά ]ντες οἱ πέριξ, and Kibel 468.1 Λαίνεος στήλη με πέριξ ἔχει.


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
πάροδον παροδω παρόδω παρόδῳ παροικεσίας parodo parodō paródoi paródōi
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