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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4509 - ῥύπος

of uncertain affinity
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
  1. filthy, dirty
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2931 ‑ טָמֵא (taw‑may');  6675 ‑ צֹאָה (tso‑aw', tso‑aw');  7845 ‑ שַׁחַת (shakh'‑ath);  
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KJV (1)
1 Peter
NAS (1)
1 Peter
HCS (1)
1 Peter
BSB (1)
1 Peter
ESV (1)
1 Peter
WEB (1)
1 Peter
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ῥύπος [ ], ,

dirt, filth, used by Hom. once in, κάθηράν τε ῥύπα πάντα Od. 6.93: later in sg., Semon. 7.63, A. Fr. 82 (cf. Ar. Fr. 892 ), Pl. Prm. 130c, Eup. 252, Alex. 197, etc.; ὁ ἐν τοῖς ὠσὶ ῥ . Arist. Pr. 960b18, cf. Artem. 1.24, PMag.Osl. 1.332; ῥ. ὁ ἀπὸ τῶν ἐν τοῖς γυμνασίοις ἀνδριάντων Gal. 12.116; τὸν ἀπὸ τῶν ὀνύχων ῥύπον Suid. s.v. γρύ; ἅπαν ῥύπον all of it filth (acc.), Theoc. 15.20; of a person, πρὸς τὸ μὴ λοῦσθαι ῥύπος Aristopho 10.4: also ῥύπος, εος, τό, of cheese- parings, Hp. Mul. 1.64 .

2. metaph., sordidness, meanness, ὁ ῥ. τοῦ χαμαὶ βίου M.Ant. 7.47 . II sealing-wax, τοὺς ῥ. ἀνασπάσαι Ar. Lys. 1198 .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ῥύπος , -ου , ,

[in LXX: Isaiah 4:4 (H6675), Job 14:4 (H2931), etc.;]

dirt, filth: 1 Peter 3:21.†

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

Σίλας, or better Σιλᾶς (Winer-Schmiedel Gr. p. 74), a Semitic name which is Latinized into Σιλουανός (q.v.). It is found in a sepulchral inscr. Cagnat III. 817.1 Σίλα [ς Ν ]ενησίος ὁ καὶ Κλεόνεικος.


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
ρύπον ρυπου ρύπου ῥύπου ρύπω rhypou rhýpou rupou
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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