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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4435 - πυγμή

Transliteration
pygmḗ
Phonetics
poog-may'
Origin
from a primary pux (the fist as a weapon)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
6:915,973
Definition
Thayer's
  1. the fist, clenched hand
  2. up to the elbow
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 106 ‑ אֶגְרֹף (eg‑rofe');  
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Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πυγμ-ή, ἡ, ( πύξ ) fist, Hp. Art. 71, E. IT 1368; τῇ π. θενών Ar. V. 1384; πυγμῇ πατάξαι LXX Exodus 21:18, cf. Is. 58.4 .

2. boxing, as an athletic contest, πυγμῇ νικήσαντα Il. 23.669; πυγμὴν νικᾶν E. Alc. 1031; ἄνδρας πυγμὰν ἐνίκα Ὀλύμπια AP 6.256 (Antip.); πυγμᾶς ἄποινα Pi. O. 7.16, cf. 10(11).67; πυγμὴν or τὴν π. ἀσκεῖν, Pl. Lg. 795b, D. 61.24; freq. in Inscrr., e.g. πυγμὴν Ζωΐλος (sc. ἐνίκησε ) IG 7.1765 ( Thespiae ), etc. generally, fight, π. μονομάχων καὶ θηρίων Edict.Caes. ap. J. AJ 14.10.6, cf. Artem. 5.58; εἰς π. καθίστασθαι, τρέπεσθαι, of partridges, Gp. 14.20.1,2.

3. in Mark 7:3, πυγμῇ νίψασθαι is interpr. diligently (v.l. cross πυκνά, often ).

II a measure of length, the distance from the elbow to the knuckles,= 18 δάκτυλοι, Thphr. HP 9.11.5, Poll. 2.147, 158 .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πυγμή , -ῆς , ,

[in LXX: Exodus 21:18, Isaiah 58:4 (H106) *;]

the fist: πυγμῇ νίψασθαι τ . χῖρας (Τ , πυκνά ; Vg., Goth., Copt., crebro), to wash the hands with the fist (diligently, R, txt.; up to the elbow, R, mg.; the exact meaning is doubtful; v. Swete, in l): Mark 7:3.†


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

σάλος is used of a ";rough sea"; in Luke 21:25 : cf. Boll Offenbarung, P. 135.

 

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
πυγμαίς πυγμη πυγμή πυγμῇ πυθμένα πυθμένες πυθμένι pugme pugmē pygme pygmē pygmêi pygmē̂i
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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