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Strong's #443 - ἀνθρωποκτόνος

from (G444) and kteine (to kill)
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  1. a manslayer, murderer
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀνθρωπο-κτόνος, ον,

I murdering men, homicide, E. IT 389, 1 John 3:15, John 8:44.

II proparox., ἀνθρωπόκτονος βορά feeding on slaughtered men, E. Cyc. 127.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀνθρωποκτόνος, ἀνθρωποκτονον (κτείνω to kill), a manslayer, murderer: John 8:44. contextually, to be deemed equal to a murderer, 1 John 3:15. (Euripides, Iph. T. (382) 389.) (Cf. Trench, § 83, and φονεύς.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἀνθρωποκτόνος , -ον

(< κτείνω , to kill),

a murderer, manslayer (Eur.; v. MM, VGT, s.v.): John 8:44, 1 John 3:16.†

SYN.: φονεύς G5406, ἀνδροφόνος G409 (v. Tr., Syn, § 83).

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

ἀνθρωποκτόνος, for which only Euripides is cited, will be one of the words Hellenistic prose has taken over from poetical vocabulary. Murray gives the lines thus (1ph. Taur. 389)—

This land of murderers to its god hath given
Its own lust; evil dwelleth not in heaven.


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
ανθρωποκτονος ανθρωποκτόνος ἀνθρωποκτόνος anthropoktonos anthropoktónos anthrōpoktonos anthrōpoktónos
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