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Strong's #4774 - συγγνώμη

Root Word (Etymology)
from a compound of (G4862) and (G1097)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. pardon, indulgence
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fellow-feeling, forbearance, lenient judgement, allowance, Ar. Pax 997, Pl. Criti. 107a, Arist. EN 1143a23, Cor. 7.6 . Phrases: a. συγγνώμην ἔχειν judge kindly, excuse, pardon, E. Or. 661, Ar. Pax 668, etc.; τινι Hdt. 1.116, 155, S. Ph. 1319, Lys. 12.29, Pl. Phd. 88c, X. HG 6.2.13, etc.; ἑαυτῷ κακῷ ὄντι Pl. R. 391e; τινος for a thing, Hdt. 6.86 . γ, S. El. 400, Ar. V. 368, Lys. 10.2, Pl. Phdr. 233c, etc.; περί τι Arist. EN 1143a22; folld. by ὅτι, Hdt. 7.13, Pl. R. 472a; by εἰ . ., E. Hipp. 117, etc.; by inf., S. Aj. 1322; c. gen. abs., ς. ἔχε ἐμοῦ παρανοήσαντος Ar. Nu. 1479; so ς. ποιήσασθαι Hdt. 2.110; διδόναι Plb. 8.35.2; νέμειν Paus. 2.27.4, Jul. Or. 2.50c; ἀπονέμειν Luc. Nigr. 14: opp. συγγνώμης τυγχάνειν X. Mem. 1.7.4, And. 1.141, Lys. 1.3; παρά τινος from a person, Id. 24.17, Isoc. 12.38, etc.; συγγνώμης τινός, ὑπέρ τινος τυχεῖν, for a thing, E. Hipp. 1326, Isoc. 12.271; ξυγγνώμην ἁμαρτεῖν . . λήψονται will be pardoned for offending, Th. 3.40; συγγνώμην αἰτεῖσθαι Pl. Criti. 106b; ς. ἔχει calls for for-bearance, S. Tr. 328; ἔχοντάς τι ξυγγνώμης Th. 3.44; ἐχέτω ς . let it pass, Plu. 2.1118e. πολλὴ ἔκ γε ἐμεῦ ἐγίνετο ς . Hdt. 9.58; συγγνώμη τοι I excuse you, Id. 1.39, cf. Th. 8.50 (both c. inf. ): συγγνώμη [ἐστί ], c. acc. et inf., it is excusable that . ., Id. 4.61, 5.88, cf. D. 19.238; τὸ πεπεῖσθαι . . ς . Id. Prooem. 34: also with a part., ς. [ἐστί τινι] πλοῦτον ἀγειρομένῳ AP 11.389 ( Lucill. ); ς. [ἐστὶ] εἰ . ., ἐὰν . ., Th. 1.32, 4.114, Pl. Hp.Mi. 372a .

2. Rhet., confession and avoidance, Hermog. Stat. 2, al.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

συγγνώμη (T WH συγγνώμη, cf. σύν, II. at the end), συγγνωμης, (συγγιγνώσκω, to agree with, to pardon; see γνώμη), from (Sophocles and) Herodotus down, pardon, indulgence: κατά συγγνώμην, οὐ κατ' ἐπιταγήν, by way of concession or permission, not by way of command, 1 Corinthians 7:6.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** συν -γνώμη (Rec. συγγ -), -ης ,

(< συγγιγνώσκω , (a) to agree with; (b) to pardon),

[in LXX: Sir prol.14 (B1N1 cm.) 313, Mac 14:20*;]

1. confession.

2. fellow feeling; hence, concession, allowance: 1 Corinthians 7:6 (v. ICC, in l).

3. pardon.†

συγγνώμη , see συνγνώμη .

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

";mix up together,"; thence metaph. in mid. ";associate with"; (1 Corinthians 5:9; 1 Corinthians 5:11, 2 Thessalonians 3:14). For the corr. adj. συνανάμιγος (not in LS8), see P Oxy IV. 718.16 (A.D. 180–192) προσεφώνησεν [τὰς τέσσαρας ταύ ]τας ἀρούρας τῆς βασιλικῆς συναναμίγους εἶναι τῇ ὑπαρ [χούσῃ μοι γῇ τῶ ]ν πεντήκοντα τριῶν, ";stated that these 4 arourae of Crown Iand were included in the 53 arourae belonging to me"; (Edd.). For the single compd cf. P Eleph 29.11 (iii/B.C.) ἕως τοῦ σοι συμμε ̣ι ̣̑ξαι, and P Par 49.25 (c. B.C. 161) (= UPZ i. p. 309) ἤσχυνται συμμεῖξαί μοι.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
συγγνώμην συγγραφήν συνγνωμην συνγνώμην sungnomen sungnōmēn syngnomen syngnōmēn syn'gnṓmen syn'gnṓmēn
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