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Strong's #4125 - πλευρά

Root Word (Etymology)
of uncertain affinity
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. the side of the body
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 663 ‑ אֲפִיק (af‑ake', af‑eek');  2502 ‑ חָלַץ (khaw‑lats');  3326 ‑ יָצוּעַ (yaw‑tsoo'‑ah);  3326 ‑ יָצוּעַ (yaw‑tsoo'‑ah);  5966 ‑ עָלַע (aw‑lah');  6106 ‑ עֶצֶם (eh'‑tsem);  6654 ‑ צַד (tsad);  6763 ‑ צַלְעָה (tsay‑law', tsal‑aw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πλευρ-ά, ᾶς, ἡ,

= cross πλευρόν, rib, rare in sg., βοὸς π. Hdt. 4.64; παρὰ τὴν π. ἑκάστην Arist. HA 513b29: pl., ribs, Id. PA 654b35 .

2. pl., generally, side of a man or animal, ἄλλοτ' ἐπὶ πλευρὰς κατακείμενος, ἄλλοτε δ' αὖτε ὕπτιος Il. 24.10; of both sides, ἀνὰ πλευράς τε καὶ ὤμους 23.716; οὐρῇ δὲ πλευράς τε καὶ ἰσχία ἀμφοτέρωθεν μαστίεται 20.170, cf. Hes. Sc. 430, A. Pr. 71, Eu. 843 (lyr.): sg., also, of one side, S. OC 1260, Aj. 834, etc.; a side of beef, etc., PCair.Zen. 381.5 ( iii B.C., written πλερά ): the pl. form is v.l. in E. Hec. 826 .

II side, of things and places, νηὸς πλευραί Thgn. 513; χωρίου Pl. Sis. 388e; [ Πακτωλοῦ ] D.P. 833; of an army, αἱ π. τοῦ πλαισίου X. An. 3.4.22, cf. 28, Plu. Mar. 25, etc.; παρὰ π. τινὶ εἶναι Plb. 5.26.6; παρὰ π., opp. κατὰ κεφαλήν, IG 22.463.72

III Math., side of a triangle or other figure, Antipho Soph. 13, Pl. Ti. 53d, 54c, etc.: esp. side of a rectangle, ib. 36c: hence, one factor of any product, Id. Tht. 148a, Arist. Metaph. 1051a26, Euc. 7 Def. 17, etc. side of a square of cube, and root of a square of cubic number, Id. 8.11, 12, Theol.Ar. 11; κυβικὴ π. cube root, Ph. Bel. 52.4 . generator of a cone or cylinder, Archim. Sph.Cyl. 1.8, 12 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πλευρά, πλευρᾶς, , from Homer (who always uses the plural) down; the side of the body: John 19:34; John 20:20, 25, 27; Acts 12:7.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πλευρά , -ᾶς , ,

[in LXX (freq. pl. as in Hom.) chiefly for H6763;]

the side: Matthew 27:49 ([[WH]] R, mg.), John 19:34; John 20:20; John 20:25; John 20:27 Acts 12:7.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the enclitic που cf. PSI V. 483.5 (B.C. 258–7) ἐὰν οὖν που παραβάληι, ib. 484.6 (B.C. 258–7) ἴσως γάρ που καὶ ἡμεῖς πού σοι χρήσιμοι ἐ ̣σ ̣όμ ̣[εθα ] γράψαι φιλότιμον ἐπιστολὴν πρὸς Ζωίλον, ἵνα ἡμᾶς ἀφῆι, and P Oxy X. 1252 recto.4 (A.D. 288–95) καὶ πάλαι προ ]σέταξα οἷς ἐὰν προσῇ π ̣ου followed by a lacuna. With the usage in Hebrews 2:6; Hebrews 4:4, cf. the fragment of a vi/A.D. petition, P Flor III. 296.17, where after a gap the words γά ?]ρ που ̣ διὰ τοῦ ἱεροψάλτου λέγων ὁ θ (εό)ς introduce a citation from Psa. 40꞉2f. [MT Psalms 41:1 f.]



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List of Word Forms
πλευρά πλεύρα πλευραί πλευραίς πλευραν πλευράν πλευρὰν πλευράς πλευροίς πλευρόν πλευρού πλευρών pleuran pleurán pleuràn
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