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Strong's #4615 - σίναπι
- mustard, the name of a plant which in oriental countries grows from a very small seed and attains to the height of a tree, 10 feet (3 m) and more; hence a very small quantity of a thing is likened to a mustard seed, and also a thing which grows to a remarkable size
Anaxipp. 1.45, PFay. 122.4, 12 (i/ii A.D.); gen. εως PTeb. 9.13 (ii B.C.), Ev.Matthew 13:31, POxy. 920.2 (ii/iii A.D.), Alex.Trall. 1.12; ιος PMich.Zen. 72.9 (iii B.C.), PStrassb. 102.9 (iii A.D.); ις PLond. 2.453.6 (iv A.D.); dat. ι PFlor. 20.21 (ii A.D.); also σίνᾱπυ, Diocl. Fr. 120, PCair.Zen. 608.31, 703.12 (iii B.C.); gen. υος Sor. 2.15 cod.; σίνηπι, Archig. ap. Gal. 12.813, Crito ib. 817, Dsc. 2.154, Artem. 5.5, etc.; gen. εως Asclep. ap. Gal. 13.248, Dsc. 1.38, PLips. 97 xxxiii 4 (iv A.D.), etc.; ιος Aret. CD 1.2, v.l. in Polyaen. 4.3.32, etc.; σίνηπυ, Nic. Fr. 84, Dsc. Eup. 1.14; also σίνηπυς, acc. υν, ὁ, Nic. Al. 533, and σίνᾱπις, ἡ, Herod. Med. in Rh.Mus. 58.88: —
mustard, Sinapis alba: — in early Att. and Ion. none of these forms appear, but νᾶπυ, Hp. Vict. 2.54, Morb. 3.15, Mul. 1.13, cf. Ath. 9.367a, Phryn. 255.
II σίνηπι ἄγριον or Περσικόν,= θλάσπι, Ps.- Dsc. 2.156.
III ς. κηπαῖον, Brassica nigra, ib.154.
σίναπι (also σινηπι (but not in the N. T.), both later for the Attic νᾶπυ (so accented in late authors, better νᾶπυ), see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 288) (thought to be of Egyptian origin; cf. Vanicek, Fremdwörter, under the word νᾶπυ), σινάπεως (Buttmann, 14 (13)), τό, mustard, the name of a plant which in oriental countries grows from a very small seed and attains to the height of 'a tree' — ten feet and more; hence, a very small quantity of a thing is likened to a κόκκος σινάπεως (A. V. a grain of mustard seed), Matthew 17:20; Luke 17:6; and also a thing which grows to a remarkable size, Matthew 13:31; Mark 4:31; Luke 13:19. (Cf. B. D., under the word
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† σίναπι , -εως , τό
(prob. Egyptian), = Attic τὸ νᾶπυ ,
mustard: Matthew 13:31; Matthew 17:20, Mark 4:31, Luke 13:19; Luke 17:6.†
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";a staler,"; used in late writers = τετράδραχμον (Matthew 17:27; Matthew 26:16 Dabq) : P Oxy I. 37i. 25 (A.D. 49) (= Chrest. II. p. 87) <τῶν > στα ]τήρων π ̣[ερ ]ι ̣όντων, ";the staters remaining in my possession,"; P Fay 117.26 (A.D. 108) ὥτε τέσσαρες [στ ]α [τ ]η ̣̑ρας καθ᾽ ὑμον γεγραφήκασι, ";when they have charged you with four staters"; (Edd.), and the curious alphabetical acrostic P Tebt II. 278.28 (early i/A.D.) δέκα στατήρων ἠγόραστε (l. ἠγόρασται), ";it was bought for ten Staters"; (Edd.).
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