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Strong's #4653 - σκοτία

Transliteration
skotía
Phonetics
skot-ee'-ah
Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4655)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
TDNT
7:423,1049
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. darkness
  2. the darkness due to want of light
  3. metaph. used of ignorance of divine things, and its associated wickedness, and the resultant misery in hell
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 652 ‑ אֹפֶל (o'‑fel);  2821 ‑ חָשַׁךְ (khaw‑shak');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (16)
Matthew 1
Luke 1
John 8
1 John 6
NAS (17)
Matthew 2
Luke 1
John 8
1 John 6
HCS (16)
Matthew 1
Luke 1
John 8
1 John 6
BSB (17)
Matthew 2
Luke 1
John 8
1 John 6
ESV (14)
Matthew 1
Luke 1
John 6
1 John 6
WEB (16)
Matthew 1
Luke 1
John 8
1 John 6
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σκοτί-α, ἡ, ( σκότος )

darkness, gloom, A.R. 4.1698, LXX ( Mi. 3.6, al.), NT ( Ev.Matthew 10:27, al.), cf. Moer. p.354 P.

II in Architecture, scotia, cavetto, a sunken moulding, so called from the dark shadow it casts, Vitr. 3.5.2, Hsch.

III Σκοτιά, epith. of Aphrodite in Egypt, Id.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σκοτία, σκοτίας, (on its derivation cf. σκηνή), (Thomas Magister, σκότος καί τό σκότος. τό δέ σκοτία οὐκ ἐν χρησει namely, in Attic (cf. Moeris, under the word; Liddell and Scott, under the word σκότος, at the end)), darkness: properly, the darkness due to want of daylight, John 6:17; John 20:1; ἐν τῇ σκοτία (λαλεῖν τί), unseen, in secret (equivalent to ἐν κρύπτω, John 18:20), privily, in private, opposed to ἐν τῷ φωτί, Matthew 10:27; Luke 12:3; metaphorically, used of ignorance of divine things, and its associated wickedness, and the resultant misery: Matthew 4:16 L Tr WH; John 1:5; John 6:17; John 8:12; John 12:35, 46; 1 John 1:5; 1 John 2:8f, 11. (Ap. Rh. 4, 1698; Anth. 8, 187. 190; for חָשְׁכָה Micah 3:6; for אֹפֶל, Job 28:3.)


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σκοτία , -ας , ,

[in LXX: Job 28:3 (H652), Micah 3:6 (H2821), Isaiah 16:3 *;]

in late writers = σκότος ,

darkness: John 6:17; John 20:1. Metaph.,

(a) of secrecy (opp. to ἐν τ . φωτί ): Matthew 10:27, Luke 12:3;

(b) of spiritual darkness: Matthew 4:16, John 1:5; John 8:12; John 12:35; John 12:40, 1 John 1:5; 1 John 2:8-9; 1 John 2:11.†


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

";a body of soldiers"; (Matthew 22:7, al.) : cf. BGU I. 266.19 (A.D. 215–16) εἰς τὰς ἐν Συρίᾳ κυρι [α ]κὰς ὑπηρεσίας τῶν γενναιοτάτω [ν ] στρατευμάτων, Ostr 1595.4 (A.D. 258) ὑπὲρ τιμ [ῆς ] ἐλαίου τῶν ἐνταῦθα στρατευμάτω ̣[ν, and Syll 350 (= .3768).6 (B.C. 31) αὐτὸς (Augustus) δὲ μετὰ τ [οῦ ] στρατεύματος ὑγίαινον. For an important discussion of Luke 23:11 σὺν τοῖς στρατεύμασιν = ";with his forces,"; see A. W. Verrall in JTS X. (1909), p. 340 f.

 


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
σκότει σκοτια σκοτία σκοτίᾳ σκοτιας σκοτίας skotei skótei skotia skotía skotíāi skotias skotías
 
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