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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4157 - πνοή

Transliteration
pnoḗ
Phonetics
pno-ay'
Origin
from (G4154)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
6:453,876
Definition
Thayer's
  1. breath, breath of life
  2. wind
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5315 ‑ נֶפֶשׁ (neh'‑fesh);  5397 ‑ נְשָׁמָה (nesh‑aw‑maw');  7307 ‑ רוּחַ (roo'‑akh);  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (2)
Acts
2
NAS (2)
Acts
2
HCS (2)
Acts
2
BSB (2)
Acts
2
ESV (2)
Acts
2
WEB (2)
Acts
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πνοή, ῆς, ἡ,

Ep. πνοιή, always in Hom.; Dor. πνοά (v. infr.); Lyr. πνοιά Pi. O. 3.31, B. 5.28: ( πνέω ):

blowing, blast, πνοιαὶ παντοίων ἀνέμων Il. 17.55, cf. Od. 4.839, Hes. Th. 253, 268; πνοιὴ Βορέαο Il. 5.697:abs., blast, breeze, 11.622, 13.590, etc.; ὀλίγη π. a light breeze, Arr. Tact. 34.4; π. βιαία a stiff breeze, ib. 35.4; οἷον π. εἰς ἄλλο Plot. 6.3.23; esp. to denote excessive swiftness, ἅμα πνοιῇς ἀνέμοιο along with, i.e.swift as, blasts of wind, Il. 24.342, etc.; ἅμα πνοιῇ Ζεφύροιο 19.415; ἐπέτοντο μετὰ πνοιῇς ἀνέμοιο Od. 2.148; πέτετο πνοιῇς ἀνέμοιο Il. 12.207; ἅμα πνοιῇσι πετέσθην 16.149; imitated by Ar. Av. 1396 (lyr.), ἅμ' ἀνέμων πνοαῖσι βαίην; freq. in Trag., ταχύπτεροι πνοαί A. Pr. 88; πνοαὶ δ' ἀπὸ Στρυμόνος μολοῦσαι Id. Ag. 192 (lyr.), cf. 654, Ar. Nu. 161, Arist. Mu. 392b11, etc.; blast of bellows, Th. 4.100 . II breathing hard, panting, of horses, Il. 23.380, S. El. 719 (pl.).

2. generally, breath, ἔμπνους μέν εἰμι . . καὶ πνοὰς . . πνέω E. HF 1092; μητρὸς οἴχονται πνοαί Id. Or. 421: metaph., πνοιὴ Ἡφαίστοιο the breath of Hephaestus, i.e. flame, Il. 21.355; πυρὸς πνοᾷ E. Tr. 815 (lyr.); πρὶν καταιγίσαι πνοὰς Ἄρεως A. Th. 63, cf. 115 (lyr.); θεοῦ πνοαῖσιν ἐμμανεῖς E. Ba. 1094; πνοαὶ Ἀφροδίτης Id. IA 69; θυμοῦ πνοαί Id. Ph. 454 .

III vapour, exhalation, σποδὸς προπέμπει πλούτου πνοάς, of a burning city, A. Ag. 820; τηγάνου π. Eub. 75.8, cf. Antiph. 217.7; λιβάνου πνοαί Anaxandr. 41.37 (anap.). breath of a wind-instrument, Αἰολῇσιν ἐν πνοαῖσιν αὐλῶν Pi. N. 3.79; αὐλῶν π. Ar. Ra. 313; σύριγγος πνοά E. Or. 145 (lyr.). Poet. ( Pl. Cra. 419d is no exception), once in Th. and freq. in later Prose (v. supr.) for πνεῦμα.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πνοή , -ῆς , ή

(< πνέω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H5397;]

1. a blowing, blast, wind: Acts 2:2.

2. a breathing, breath: Acts 17:25 (Genesis 2:7, al.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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πνοή πνοην πνοήν πνοὴν πνοης πνοής πνοῆς πόα πόαν pnoen pnoēn pnoḕn pnoes pnoês pnoēs pnoē̂s
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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