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Strong's #4807 - συκάμινος

Root Word (Etymology)
of Hebrew origin (H8256) in imitation of (G4809)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. sycamine tree, having the form and foliage of the mulberry, but fruit resembling the fig
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 8256 ‑ שִׁקְמָה (shaw‑kawm', shik‑maw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σῡκᾰμιν-ος, ἡ,

more rarely ,= 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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

συκάμινος, συκαμινου, , 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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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

συκάμινος , -ου , ,

[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.) †

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

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.


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
συκαμίνους συκαμινω συκαμίνω συκαμίνῳ συκαμίνων sukamino sukaminō sykamino sykaminō sykamínoi sykamínōi
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