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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #4473 - ῥαντισμός

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4472)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. a sprinkling (purification)
    1. blood of sprinkling
      1. i.e. appointed for sprinkling (serving to purify)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5079 ‑ נִדָּה (nid‑daw');  
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KJV (2)
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 1
NAS (2)
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 1
CSB (2)
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 1
BSB (2)
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 1
ESV (2)
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 1
WEB (2)
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ῥαν-τισμός, ὁ,

sprinkling, ὕδωρ ῥαντισμοῦ LXX Numbers 19:9 sq.; αἷμα ῥαντισμοῦ Hebrews 12:24; 1 Peter 1:2 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ῤαντισμός, ῤαντισμοῦ, (ῤαντίζω, which see), used only by Biblical and ecclesiastical writers, a sprinkling (purification): αἷμα ῤαντισμοῦ, blood of sprinkling, i. e. appointed for sprinkling (serving to purify), Hebrews 12:24 (ὕδωρ ῤαντισμοῦ for הַנִּדָּה מֵי, Numbers 19:9, 13, 20f); εἰς ῤαντισμόν αἵματος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, i. e. εἰς τό ῥαντίζεσθαι (or ἵνα ῥαντιζωνται) αἵματι Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, that they may be purified (or cleansed from the guilt of their sins) by the blood of Christ, 1 Peter 1:2 (Winer's Grammar, § 30, 2 α.).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ῥαντισμός , - o ,

(< ῥαντίζω ),

[in LXX for H5079;] sprinkling: of the ceremonial sprinkling of blood for purification, Hebrews 12:24, 1 Peter 1:2 (v. Hort, Pe., 23 ff.).†

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

This rare verb is found in the NT only in Romans 1:25 where it is a stronger form of σέβομαι, ";worship"; : cf. also Aq Hosea 10:5.


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
ραντά ραντάς ραντισμον ραντισμόν ῥαντισμὸν ραντισμου ραντισμού ῥαντισμοῦ ραντοί ραντόν ραντούς rantismon rantismou rhantismon rhantismòn rhantismou rhantismoû
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