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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #4807 - συκάμινος
- sycamine tree, having the form and foliage of the mulberry, but fruit resembling the fig
more rarely ὁ,= μορέα, mulberry-tree, ὁ ς. συκάμιν', ὁρᾷς, φορεῖ Amphis 38, cf. Menestor ap. Thphr. HP 5.3.4, Com.Adesp. 1269, etc.; there were two kinds, red (or black) and white, Thphr. CP 6.6.4, HP 1.6.1, al.
II ς. ἡ Αἰγυπτία,= συκόμορος, ib. 1.1.7, cf. PCair.Zen. 83.3 (iii B.C.), Str. 17.2.4, D.S. 1.34, Luke 17:6.
III ς. ἀγρία, = βάτος (A), Phan.Hist. 33.
συκάμινος, συκαμινου, ἡ, Hebrew שִׁקְמָה (of which only the plural שִׁקְמִים is found in the O. T., 1 Kings 10:27; Isaiah 9:10; Amos 7:14; once שִׁקְמות), a sycamine, a tree having the form and foliage of the mulberry, but fruit resembling the fig (equivalent to συκομορέα, which see (but Tristram, Nat. Hist. of the Bible, 2nd edition, p. 396f; BB. DD., etc., regard the sycamine as the black-mulberry tree, and the sycomore as the fig-mulberry)): Luke 17:6. (Often in Theophrastus; Strabo 17, p. 823; Diodorus 1, 34; Dioscorid. 1, 22.) (Cf. Vanicek, Fremdwörter, p. 54; especially Löw, Aram. Pflanzennamen, § 332, cf. § 338; BB. DD., as above; 'Bible Educator' 4:343; Pickering, Chron. Hist. of Plants, pp. 106, 258.)
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συκάμινος , -ου , ἡ ,
[in LXX for H8256 (pl.);]
the mulberry tree
(Lat. morus; cf. μόρον , 1 Maccabees 6:34 *),
the sycamine: Luke 17:6. (In LXX, σ . appears to represent the συκόμορος (see συκομορέα ), but St. Luke distinguishes between the two; v. ICC, in l; DB, iv, 634.) †
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σύνεσις in its wider sense ";intelligence,"; ";understanding,"; as in Luke 2:47, is seen in such a passage as OGIS 323.6 (B.C. 159–138) συνέσει καὶ παιδείαι προάγων. For its more ";critical"; aspect as distinguished from σοφία, the apprehension of general principles, see Abbott ICC ad Colossians 1:9. The noun occurs = ";decree"; in the Andanian mystery inscr. Syll.3 736.112 (B.C. 92) σύνεσιν ἀνενεγκάντω εἰς τὸ πρυτανεῖον.
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