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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4458 - -πώς

Transliteration
-pṓs
Phonetics
poce
Origin
adverb from the base of (G4225), an enclitic particle of indefiniteness of manner
Parts of Speech
particle
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. by any means, at all, perhaps
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7665 ‑ שָׁבַר (shaw‑bar');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (13)
Acts
2
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
5
Galatians
2
1 Thessalonians
1
NAS (7)
Acts
1
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
1
2 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
HCS (9)
Acts
1
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
Philippians
1
ESV ( 0 )
ESV (7)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
3
Galatians
1
WEB (2)
1 Corinthians
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πως,

Ion. κως, enclit.

Adv. of Manner, in any way, at all, by any means, οὐ μέν π. ἅλιον πέλει ὅρκιον Il. 4.158, cf. Od. 20.392; ἀλλὰ μὴ γένοιτό π . A. Ag. 1249; cf. οὔπως, μήπως: freq. after other Advbs. of Manner, ὧδέ π . somehow so, X. Cyr. 3.3.7; ἄλλως π . in some other way, Id. An. 3.1.20; τεχνικῶς π . ib. 6.1.5; εὐσχημόνως π . Id. Cyr. 1.3.9; sometimes merely to qualify their force, when it cannot be always rendered by any one English equivalent, ἀεί π . Il. 12.211; μάλα π . 14.104, X. Cyr. 4.5.54; μόγις π . Pl. Prt. 328d, etc.: with Verbs, καὶ ἔτυχέ κως τοῦ μάγου Hdt. 3.78, cf. 150; τὸ γὰρ κάταγμα τυγχάνω ῥίψασά π . S. Tr. 695; ἠθάς εἰμί π. τῶν τῆσδε μύθων Id. El. 372; πράσσοντές π. ταῦτα Th. 2.3; ἀπώκνησάν π . Id. 3.20; freq. after γάρ, ἔνεστι γάρ π . . . τῇ τυραννίδι νόσημα A. Pr. 226, cf. Ch. 958 (lyr.), etc.: most freq. after hypothet. Particles, εἴ πως Od. 14.460; ἐάν π . S. OC 1770 (anap.), Tr. 584; ἤν π . Ar. V. 399: expressing uncertainty, I suppose, Hdt. 1.95, 3.108 .

II πως, πῶς, or πώς, in a certain way, opp. ἁπλῶς, Arist. Pol. 1275a16; οὐδ' ὁ ἁπλῶς ὀργιζόμενος, ἀλλ' ὁ πῶς Id. EN 1106a1; ἀλλὰ πῶς πραττόμενα καὶ πῶς νεμόμενα δίκαια ib. 1137a12 .

2. πὼς μὲν . ., πὼς δὲ . . in one way . ., in another . ., Iamb. Comm.Math. 13, Them. in de An. 4.25-28,al.; πῶς μὲν . ., ὅλως δὲ . . Arist. Pol. 1263a26 . ( πῶς is Adv. of stem πο- (I.- E. q[uglide]o- ), whence ποῦ, ποῖ, πῇ, etc.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πως ,

enclit. part.,

at all; see εἴπως , μήπως .


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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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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