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Strong's #4140 - πλησμονή

from a presumed derivative of (G4130)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. repletion, satiety, for the satisfying of the flesh, to satiate the desires of the flesh
    1. indulgence of the flesh
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1879 ‑ דָּשֵׁן (daw‑shane');  2960 ‑ טֹרַח (to'‑rakh);  7241 ‑ רְבִיבִים (raw‑beeb');  7647 ‑ שָׂבָע (saw‑baw');  7649 ‑ שָׂבֵעַ (saw‑bay'‑ah);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πλησμον-ή, ἡ,

a being filled, satiety, opp. ἔνδεια, κένωσις, Pl. R. 571e, Smp. 186c; esp. with food, repletion, surfeit, Hp. Aph. 2.4; οὔτε π. οὔτε μέθη X. Cyr. 4.2.40, cf. Phld. Mus. p.62K.; ἐς πλησμονάς E. Tr. 1211; ἐν πλησμονῇ τοι Κύπρις, ἐν πεινῶντι δ' οὔ Id. Fr. 895; ἐσθίειν εἰς π. LXX Exodus 16:3 : c. gen., τῶν μὲν γὰρ ἄλλων ἐστὶ πάντων π. Ar. Pl. 189, cf. Isoc. 1.20; π. ὑγροῦ Hp. Aph. 7.62; τιμῆς τε καὶ νίκης Pl. R. 586d, etc.; also π. περί τι Id. Lg. 837c; π. ἀπό τινος Luc. Nigr. 33 .

II abundance, LXX Proverbs 3:10, Gp. 1.10.8 (pl.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πλησμονή, πλησμονῆς, (πίμπλημι (cf. Winers Grammar, 94 (89))), repletion, satiety (Vulg. saturitas): πρός πλησμονήν σαρκός, for the satisfying of the flesh, to satiate the desires of the flesh (see σάρξ, 4), Colossians 2:23, cf. Meyer at the passage; (others (including R. V.) render the phrase against (i. e. for the remedy of) the indulgence of the flesh; see Lightfoot at the passage, and πρός. I. 1 c.). (Aristophanes, Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, Plutarch, others; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πλησμονή , -ῆς ,

(< πίμπλημι ),

[in LXX chiefly for H7649 and cognate forms;]

a filling up, satiety: πρὸς Papyri σαρκός (RV, against the indulgence of the flesh; but ICC, in l, for the full satisfaction of the flesh, op. cit., 276 ff.), Colossians 2:23.†

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

";meekness,"; ";gentleness."; The older form πραότης (see s.v. πραΰς) is found in P Lond 1912.101 (A.D. 41) μετὰ πρα ̣ότητος καὶ φιλανθροπείας, ";with mutual forbearance and kindliness"; (Ed.) : cf. also the periphrasis in an inscr. of about A.D. 350 from the Kara Dagh printed by W. M. Ramsay in The Thousand and One Churches p. 518—

λεύσεις, ὦ φίλε, τύμ ́βον Ἀκυλείνου πραότητος,

";you behold, friend, the tomb of the meek Aquilinus,"; lit. ";the meekness of Aquilinus.";


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List of Word Forms
πλησμονή πλησμονην πλησμονήν πλησμονὴν πλησμονής plesmonen plesmonḕn plēsmonēn plēsmonḕn
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