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Strong's #4110 - πλάσμα

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4111)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. what has been moulded or formed, as from wax
  2. the thing formed by a potter, earthen vessel
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1870 ‑ דֶּרֶךְ (deh'‑rek);  3336 ‑ יֵצֶר (yay'‑tser);  
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KJV (1)
Romans 1
NAS (2)
Romans 2
HCS (1)
Romans 1
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Romans 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πλάσμα, ατος, τό,

anything formed or moulded, image, figure, πλάσματα πηλοῦ Ar. Av. 686; κήρινον . . οὐκ οἶδ' ὅ τι π. as it were a piece of wax- work, Pl. Tht. 197d, cf. 200c, Sph. 239e; of figures made by bakers, Men. 113: pl., cakes of incense, POxy. 2144.29 (iii A.D.) . the body, as fashioned by the Creator, PMag.Par. 1.212. II counterfeit, forgery, π. ὅλον ἐστὶν ἡ διαθήκη D. 45.29 . figment, fiction, πλάσματα τῶν προτέρων Xenoph. 1.22, cf. Arist. Cael. 289a6, Str. 1.2.36, J. BJ 1.1.2, Plu. Thes. 28, etc.; of a story which is fictitious but possible, opp. ἱστορία 11 and μῦθος 11.3, S.E. M. 1.263, Aus. Prof. 21.26, cf. Ph. 1.528 . pretence, Phld. Vit. p.38 J., Plu. Mar. 43 .

2. delusion, Phld. Lib. p.56O.

III formed style in writing or speaking, π. καὶ τὴν ἄλλην κατασκευὴν δημηγόρου Id. Rh. 1.199 S.; opp. τρόπος, σχῆμα, ib.164S.; π. ἱστορικόν, opp. ὑπαγωγικόν, D.H. Pomp. 4; ἡνίκ' ἂν ᾖ ποιητικὸν τοῦ λόγου τὸ π . Longin. 15.8.

2. in music, affected execution, with trills, falsetto, etc., μετὰ πλάσματος αὐλεῖν, opp. ἀπλάστως, Thphr. HP 4.11.5; of studied intonation in orators or actors, π. φωνῆς ἀθόρυβον Plu. Per. 5, cf. 2.405d; lectio plasmate effeminata, Quint. Inst. 1.8.2; ἀναγνώσεις μετὰ πλάσματος Sor. 1.49 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πλάσμα, πλάσματος, τό (πλάσσω), what has been moulded or formed, as from wax (Plato, Theact., p. 197 d. and p. 200 b.); the thing formed by a potter, earthen vessel (Vulg. figmentum): Romans 9:20 (with πηλοῦ added, Aristophanes av. 686).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πλάσμα , -τος , τό

(< πλάσσω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H3336;]

that which is moulded or formed : Romans 9:20 (LXX).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";dyed purple"; : P Ryl II. 151.14 (A.D. 40) χιτῶνα πορφυροῦν, P Oxy III. 531.14 (ii/A.D.) τὰ ἱμάτια τὰ λευκὰ τὰ δυ [ν ]άμενα μετὰ τῶν πορφυρῶν φορεῖσθαι φαινολίων, ";the white robes which are to be worn with the purple cloaks"; (Edd.) For the form πόρφυρος, hitherto regarded as poetic (LS8), cf. P Ryl II. 242.9 (iii/A.D.) εἰς τὸ φόρφυρεν (l. πόρφυρον) [.] . . . ι ̣̈̀μ ̣άτιν μου αὐτὸ πωλῶ, ";I am selling it for my purple cloak"; (Edd.); for πορφύριον used as a subst. cf. P Oxy III. 520.18 (A.D. 143) πορφυρίο (υ) στατή (ρων) δ ̄, ";four staters of purple,"; P Lond 899.3 (ii/iii A.D.) (= III. p. 208) τὸ πορφύριόν σοι ἔπεμψα : and for πορφύριν as a vulgar form (see Mayser Gr. p. 260) of πορφύριον cf. P Iand 9.40 (ii/A.D.) σου ̣ͅ το ̣, πορφύρ [ι ̣ν ̣ ε ̣̓π ̣ι ̣, σ ̣ε ̣ α ̣̓]νε ̣[πεμψα. For the adj. πορφυρικός see P Tebt I. 8.31 (c. B.C. 201).


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