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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4577 - σειρά

Transliteration
seirá
Phonetics
si-rah'
Origin
probably from (G4951) through its congener eiro (to fasten, akin to (G138))
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a line, a rope
  2. a chain
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2256 ‑ חֶבֶל (kheh'‑bel, khay'‑bel);  4253 ‑ מַחֲלָפָה (makh‑law‑faw');  
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Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σειρά, Ion. σειρή, Dor. σηρά Choerob. in An.Ox. 2.260, Et.Gud. 497.47: ἡ: — cord, rope, σειράς τ' εὐπλέκτους Il. 23.115; σειρὴν δὲ πλεκτήν Od. 22.175; ς. χρυσείη cord of gold, Il. 8.19, cf. Pl. Tht. 153c: metaph., σειραῖς . . ἁμαρτιῶν σφίγγεται LXX Proverbs 5:22; σειραὶ ζόφου v.l. in 2 Peter 2:4 : v. also σαύρα IV.

2. trace (cf. σειραφόρος ), Poll. 1.141 .

3. cord or line with a noose, lasso, used by the Sagartians and Sarmatians, Hdt. 7.85, Paus. 1.21.5: hence the Parthians are called σειραφόροι, Suid.

4. a bandage, Gal. 18(1).777; ς. μονομερής, διμερής, κτλ . Sor. Fasc. 23, 24, al.

5. ἡ ς. τοῦ βίρρου,= cimussatio (prob. edge, border ), Dosith. p.435K.

II metaph. of an animal's tail, Nic. Th. 119, 385 .

III σειραὶ τῆς κεφαλῆς locks of hair, LXX Jd. 16.13; ς. τριχῶν Poll. 2.30 . metaph., line, lineage, Tz.ad Lyc. 481, Sch. Il. 1.176 . series, Dam. Pr. 45, 95 . pl., a disease of horses, Hippiatr. 52 . the front part of the perineum, Aët. 6.34 .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σειρά , -ᾶς , ,

[in LXX: Judges 16:13-14; Judges 16:19 (H4253), Proverbs 5:22 (H2256) *;]

1. (a) a cord;

(b) a chain (cf. Pr., l.c.): σειραὶ ζόφου , 2 Peter 2:4, Rec., R, mg. (see σειρός ).

2. a lock of hair (Jg, ll. c.).†

* σειρός

(σιρός , T), -οῦ ,

(Rec., R, mg., σειρά , q.v.), = cl. σιρός , a pit for the storage of grain: σειροὶ ζόφου , 2 Peter 2:4, WH, R., txt. (but v. Mayor, in l; Field, Notes, 241).†

σιρός , see σειρός .


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 proper name (Luke 8:3) occurs in a list of accounts P Flor I. 78.23 (v/vi A.D. ?). See further exx. in Preisigke Namenbuch s.v.

 

 

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
σειραίς σειραῖς σειράν σειράς σειρήνες σειρήνων σειροις σειροῖς σειρομάσταις σειρομάστας σειρομάστην σειρομάστης σειρομάστων seirais seiraîs
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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