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Strong's #4593 - σημειόω

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  1. to mark, to note, distinguish by marking
  2. to mark or note for one's self
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Strong #: 5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  
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KJV (1)
2 Thessalonians 1
NAS (3)
2 Thessalonians 3
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2 Thessalonians 1
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2 Thessalonians 1
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2 Thessalonians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


( Dor. σᾱμ- IG 5(1).1390.71 (Andania, i B.C. )),

= σημαίνω, mark (by milestones), Plb. 3.39.8 ( Pass. ), cf. 1.47.1; seal, ἐπιστολὰς -ωμένας σφραγῖδι D.H. 4.57: Pass., to be marked or stamped, IG l.c.

2. give a signal, impers. in Pass., ὅταν σημειωθῇ Aen. Tact.22.23 (cod. M).

II Med., mark for oneself, note down, ὅτι . . Thphr. CP 1.21.7; τόπον Plb. 21.28.9: abs., Δυμᾶς σεσημείωμαι ( signed ) Δυμᾶς, Ostr.Bodl. iii 280 (i A.D.), cf. ii 25 (i A.D.), etc.; take notice of, pay honour to . ., ὅπως ὁ δῆμος φαίνηται τοὺς καλοὺς κἀγαθοὺς τῶν ἀνδρῶν σημειούμενος Inscr.Perg. 252.28 .

2. interpret anything as a sign or portent, Plb. 5.78.2, Str. 9.2.11; infer as from a sign, ὁ ἐκ τῆς ἐναργείας -ούμενος περὶ τῶν ἀδήλων Phld. Sign. 15, cf. Epicur. Ephesians 2 p.47U., S.E. M. 8.271: Medic., diagnose, Antyll. ap. Orib. 45.2.1, Gal. 18(2).851; later, examine, σημειωσόμεθα κοπαρίῳ Paul.Aeg. 6.77; οἱ τοῦ -ουμένου δάκτυλοι ib. 96 .

3. in Gramm., of marginal marks, σημείωσαι,= nota bene, Hdn.Gr. 1.87, al., freq. in Sch.: in Pass., σημειοῦται δὲ ὅτι . . Sch. Il. Oxy. 1086i17; τὰ σεσημειωμένα noted as exceptions, A.D. Pron. 115.11, Choerob. in Theod. 1.406 H.: fut. σεσημειώσεται A.D. Adv. 166.14 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σημειόω, σημείῳ: (σημεῖον), to mark, note, distinguish by marking; middle present imperative 2 person plural σημειοῦσθε; to mark or note for oneself (Winers Grammar, § 38, 2 b.; Buttmann, § 135, 4): τινα, 2 Thessalonians 3:14 (cf. Buttmann, 92 (80); Winers Grammar, 119 (113)). (Theophrastus, Polybius, Philo, Dionysius Halicarnassus, others; (Psalm 4:7, the Sept.).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σημειόω , -

(< σημεῖον ),

[in LXX: Psalms 4:6 (H5375)*;]

to mark, note. Mid., to note for oneself: 2 Thessalonians 3:14 (freq. in Papyri; v. ICC, M, Th., in l).†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Souter’s note Lex. s.v. ";a cave (especially as inhabited),"; is supported by the Byzantine papyrus Preisigke 5295.7, where in connexion with the letting of a house we hear of καμάραν μίαν ἐν τῷ σπηλαίῳ σου. MGr σπηλιά, σπήλι ̰ο, ";cave"; : see also Thumb Handbook § 6. 6.


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List of Word Forms
εσημειώθη σημειουσθε σημειούσθε σημειοῦσθε σημείωσιν semeiousthe semeioûsthe sēmeiousthe sēmeioûsthe