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Strong's #4751 - στόμαχος

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  1. the throat
  2. an opening, orifice, esp. of the stomach
  3. the stomach
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

στόμᾰχ-ος, ὁ,

( στόμα )

throat, gullet, ἀπὸ στομάχους ἀρνῶν τάμε νηλέϊ χαλκῷ Il. 3.292, cf. 19.266; κατὰ στομάχοιο θέμεθλα νύξε 17.47; = οἰσοφάγος, Arist. HA 495b19 sq., 493a8, Nic. Al. 22 .

2. neck of the bladder, τῆς κύστιος Hp. Aër. 9; or of the uterus, Id. Mul. 1.18, Steril. 217; τοῦ αἰδοίου Id. Mul. 1.36 .

3. later, orifice of the stomach,= στόμα τῆς γαστρός, τῆς κοιλίας, Plu. 2.687d, Gal. 6.431, 7.127; the stomach itself, Ti. 5.23, Dsc. 5.6, Plu. 2.698b, Sor. 1.15, al., Gal. 6.227, 15.460, M.Ant. 10.31, Ath. 3.79f; ἀμφοτέρας (sc. τὰς χεῖρας ) ἐπὶ τοῦ ς . PMag.Leid.W. 18.36; cf. Lat. stomachus.

4. anger, γέγονε ς. πρὸς δουλικὸν πρόσωπον Vett.Val. 216.3; ἵνα μὴ ἔχωμεν στομάχους μηδὲ φθόνον POxy. 533.14 (ii/iii A.D.) .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

στόμαχος, στομαχου, (στόμα, which see);

1. the throat: Homer, others.

2. an opening, orifice, especially of the stomach, Aristotle

3. in later writings (as Plutarch, others) the stomach: 1 Timothy 5:23.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* στόμαχος , -ου ,

(< στόμα ),


a mouth, an opening;

(a) in early Gk. writers, the throat;

(b) of the opening of the stomach (Arist.);

(c) in later writers (Plut., al.), the stomach: 1 Timothy 5:23.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT


From its trans, use ";bring together,"; as in Acts 19:19, συμφέρω passes into the intrans. sense ";come together,"; as e.g. of marriage union in P Oxy III. 496.10 (A.D. 127) σ ]υνφερομένων δ᾽ αὐτῶν εἴη μὲν ὑγεία, ";when they come together, may they enjoy health,"; and so ib. 497.11 (early /A.D.).

The impers. συμφέρει, ";it is expedient,"; is specially common, e.g. P Fay 112.17 (A.D. 99) συνφέρι γὰρ. . . . αὐτὸν [σ ]καφῆναι, ";for it is an advantage that it should be dug,"; P Oxy III. 471.44 (speech of an advocate—ii/A.D.) συνφέ [ρει τοί ]νυν τοὔλαττο [ν μόν ]ον ὁμολογεῖν, ";it is best to acknowledge only the lesser fault"; (Edd.), P Ryl II. 244.11 (iii/A.D.) οὐ συμφέρει ἀγοράσαι, ";it is inexpedient to buy,"; P Oxy I. 121.21 (iii/A.D.) οὕτως ποίησον, καὶ συνφέρει, and ib. IX. 1220.19 (iii/A.D.) τοῦτο συμφέρι εἵνα. (for constr. cf. Matthew 5:29; Proleg. p. 210) μὴ ἀπόληται ἀ ̣μ ̣ελίᾳ, ";this will be of use to prevent their perishing of neglect"; (Ed.).

For the participle, as in Acts 20:20, Hebrews 12:10, cf. PSI IV. 440.15 (iii/B.C.) πρὸς τὸ συμφέρον αὐτῶι, and P Amh II. 33.25 (c. B.C. 157) τούτου γὰρ γενομένου οὐθὲν τῶν ὑμῖν συμφερόντων διαπεσεῖται, ";for if this is done, your interests will not suffer damage"; (Edd.).


For τὸ σύμφορον used as a subst. = ";profit,"; ";advantage,"; as in 1 Corinthians 7:35; 1 Corinthians 10:33, cf. P Oxy XIV. 1676.25 (iii/A.D.) τὸ σύνφορόν σοι ποίει, ";do what suits you"; (Edd.). For συμφορά see P Oxy VIII. 1121.15 (A.D. 295) ὡς ἐμοῦ περὶ τὴν συμφορὰν οὔσης, ";while I was occupied with my trouble"; (Ed.), and Bacchyl. XIII. 3 f. συμφορὰ δ᾽ ἐσθλόν τ᾽ ἀμαλδύνει βαρύτλατος μολοῦσα, ";fortune can crush worth, if she comes fraught with suffering"; (Jebb).


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List of Word Forms
στομαχον στόμαχον στόμαχόν στόχασαί στοχαστήν στραγγαλιάς στραγγαλιώδες στραγγιεί stomachon stómachon
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