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Strong's #409 - ἀνδροφόνος

from (G435) and (G5408)
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Noun Masculine
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀνδρο-φόνος, ον,


1. man-slaying, Homeric epith. of Hector, Il. 24.724, etc.; of Achilles, χεῖρες ἀ. 18.317; homicide, Pl. Phd. 114a; generally, murderous, ἀ. τὴν φύσιν Theopomp.Hist. 217: rarely exc. of slaughter in battle, but in Od. 1.261 φάρμακον ἀ. a murderous drug: epith. of αῖμα, Orph. H. 65.4.

2. of women, murdering their husbands, Pi. P. 4.252.

II as law-term, one convicted of manslaughter, homicide, Lys. 10.7, D. 23.29, cf. ib.216: hence as a term of abuse, τοὺς ἀ. ἰχθυοπώλας Ath. 6.228c, cf. Amphis 30.

III ἀ. Κῶνος, a landmark at Athens, IG 3.61 A ii 15.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀνδροφόνος, ἀνδροφονου, , a manslayer: 1 Timothy 1:9. (2 Macc. 9:28; Homer, Plato, Demosthenes, others) (Cf. φονεύς.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀνδρο -φόνος , -ου , ,

[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 9:28 *;]

a man-slayer: 1 Timothy 1:9 (cf. φονεύς , and v. MM, VGT, s.v.).†

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

For this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (1 Timothy 1:9) cf. OGIS 218.99 (iii/B.C.) τοὺς τὴμ ψῆφ [ον προσθεμ ]ένους ἀνδροφόνους εἶναι. It appears in a metrical epitaph from Corcyra (before B.C. 227), Kaibel 184.6 λῃστὰς ἀνδροφόνους.


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
ανδροφονοις ανδροφόνοις ἀνδροφόνοις ανδρωθέντα ανδρωθώσι androphonois androphónois
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