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Strong's #4773 - συγγενής

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  1. of the same kin, akin to, related by blood
  2. in a wider sense, of the same nation, a fellow countryman
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Strong #: 1730 ‑ דֹּד (dode, dode);  1733 ‑ דּוֹדָה (do‑daw');  4940 ‑ מִשְׁפָּחָה (mish‑paw‑khaw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

συγγεν-ής, ές, congenital, inborn, ἦθος Pi. O. 13.13; εὐδοξία Id. N. 3.40; ς. εἶδος,= φύσις, character, Hp. Hum. 1; νόσημα ς. ἐστί τινι Id. Prorrh. 2.2; φόβος A. Eu. 691; παύροις . . ἐστι συγγενὲς τόδε natural to them, Id. Ag. 832; ἡ τύχη προσγίγνεθ' ἡμῖν ς. τῷ σώματι Philem. 10; πότμος ς . Pi. N. 5.40; προϊδεῖν ς. οἷς ἕπεται who have the natural gift to foresee, ib. 1.28; συγγενεῖς μῆνες my connate months, the months of my natural life, S. OT 1082; ς. τρίχες the hair born with one, i.e. the hair of the head as opp. to the beard, Arist. HA 518a18, 584a24; σημεῖα ς . birth -marks, ib. 585b31; δυνάμεις αἱ ς., opp. αἱ ἔθει and αἱ μαθήσει, Id. Metaph. 1047b31; αὔξει τὸ ς . increases its natural force, Id. EN 1119b9 . Adv., -νῶς δύστηνος miserable from his birth, E. HF 1293; v. σύμφυτος .

II of the same kin, descent, or family, akin to, τινι Hdt. 1.109, 3.2, E. Heracl. 229: abs., akin, cognate, θεός A. Proverbs 14:1-35; γυνή E. Andr. 887; χείρ S. OC 1387; συγγενέστατον φύσει πάντων most nearly akin, Is. 11.17; ς. γάμος ἀνεψιῶν A. Pr. 855; of animals, Arist. HA 539a23, GA 747a31, al.: hence, Subst., kinsman, relative, οὖσα ς. ἐκείνου Ar. Pax 618 (troch.); τῆς ἐμῆς γυναικὸς ξυγγενεῖ (dual) Id. Av. 368 (troch.); πρὸς ς. τε καὶ οἰκείους αὐτῶν Pl. R. 378c; ἔργον εὑρεῖν συγγενῆ πένητός ἐστιν Men. 4; γάμει τὴν συγγενῆ Id. 929: freq. in pl., οἱ ς . kinsfolk, kinsmen, Pi. P. 4.133, Hdt. 2.91, etc.; not properly applied to children ( ἔκγονοι ) in relation to their parents, and so opp. ἔκγονοι in Is. 8.30, v. συγγένεια 1 (but cf. And. 1.17 ); τοῖς συγγενέσι τὰ τοῦ συγγενοῦς ψηφίζεσθαι Is. 4.23 . τὸ ς.,= συγγένεια, kindred, relationship, A. Pr. 291 (anap.), S. El. 1469, Th. 3.82, etc.; also, the spirit of one's race, Pi. P. 10.12, N. 6.8; εἰ τούτῳ προσήκει Λαΐῳ τι ς . if he had any connexion with him, S. OT 814; of tribes, κατὰ τὸ ξ . Th. 1.95 .

2. metaph., akin, cognate, of like kind, τοὺς τρόπους οὐ συγγενής Ar. Eq. 1280 (troch.), cf. Th. 574; ξυγγενὴς ὁ κύσθος αὐτῆς θητέρᾳ (for τῷ τῆς ἑτέρας ) Id. Ach. 789; freq. in Pl., [ ἡ ψυχὴ] ς. οὖσα τῷ θείῳ R. 611e; τῇ πολεμικῇ ς. ἡ πάλη Lg. 814d; τοῖς . . λόγοις τὴν αἰτίαν συγγενῆ δεῖ νομίζειν Arist. GA 788b9, cf. Rh. 1398a21 ( Comp. ): rarely c. gen., νοῦς αἰτίας ς . Pl. Phlb. 31a, cf. Phd. 79d, R. 403a, 487a: abs., ς. τιμωρίαι fitting, proper punishments, Lycurg. 122 (but prob. f.l. for εὐγ- ) ; συγγενῆ things of the same kind, homogeneous, Arist. APo. 76a1; τὰ ς. καὶ τὰ ὁμοειδῆ Id. Rh. 1405a35; ς. τέχναι Stoic. 2.30; ἐν γαίῃ μὲν σῶμα τὸ ς . its congener, IG 9(1).882.7 (Corc[*]ra). Adv., συγγενῶς ἔρχεσθαι Pl. Lg. 897c; ς. τρέχων Πλάτωνι Alex. 1 (codd. D.L. ); τὰ ς. εἰρημένα to similar effect, Phld. Mus. p.92K.

III συγγενής represented a title bestowed at the Persian court by the king as a mark of honour, 'cousin', X. Cyr. 1.4.27, 2.2.31, D.S. 16.50; also at the Ptolemaic and Seleucid courts, OGI 104.2 (Delos, ii B.C. ), al., BGU 1741.12 (i B.C.), LXX 1 Maccabees 10:89; οἱ ς. τῶν κατοίκων ἱππέων prob. a category of nobles among the κάτοικοι, PTeb. 61 ( b ). 79 (ii B.C.); συγγενεῖς κάτοικοι UPZ 14.8 (ii B.C.) .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

συγγενής, συγγενες (accusative singular συγγενῆ, and in Romans 16:11 Treg. συγγενην; see ἄρσην), dative plural συγγενέσιν and (in Mark 6:4 T Tr (WH, also in Luke 2:44 WH) according to a barbarous declension, cf. (1 Macc. 10:89) Buttmann, 25 (22)) συγγενεῦσιν (σύν and γένος) (from Pindar, Aeschylus down; the Sept.), of the same kin, akin to, related by blood, (Pliny,congener): Mark 6:4; Luke 2:44; Luke 21:16; τίνος, Luke (); ; John 18:26; Acts 10:24; Revelation 16:7, 11, 21 (see below); συγγενής, Luke 1:36 R G Tr (Leviticus 18:14); in a wider sense, of the same race, a fellow-countryman: Romans 9:3 ((so some take the word in , above; cf. Lightfoot on Philippians, p. 175)).

STRONGS NT 4773: συγγενίς συγγενίς, συγγενιδος, (see the preceding word), a later Greek word ((Plutarch, quaest. Romans 6); like ἐυγενις, cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 451f; cf. Winers Grammar, 69 (67); Kühner, i., p. 419 Anm. 8), a kinswoman: τίνος, Luke 1:36 L T WH.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† συγγενεύς , see σνγγενής .

σνγγενής , -ές

(dat. pl., -εῦσιν , Mark 6:4, Luke 2:44, as though from -εύς , v. Swete, Mk., l.c.; Bl., § 8, 6; cf. 1 Maccabees 10:89 A א 2 *;)

(< σύν , γένος ),

[in LXX for H1730, H1733, H4940;]

1. congenital, natural, innate.

2. akin to; as subst., a kinsman: Mark 6:4, Luke 1:58; Luke 2:44; Luke 14:12; Luke 21:16, John 18:26, Acts 10:24; of tribal kinship, Romans 9:3; Romans 16:7; Romans 16:11; Romans 16:21.†

SYN.: ἴδιος G2398, οἰκεῖος G3609 (q.v.).

*† συγγενίς , -ίδος , ,

late fem. form of σνγγενής , q.v.,

a kinswoman: Luke 1:36.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
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