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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4928 - συνοχή

from (G4912)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
  1. a holding together, a narrowing
  2. the contracting part of a way
  3. metaph. straits, distress, anguish
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4692 ‑ מָצוּר (maw‑tsore', maw‑tsoor');  7722 ‑ שֹׁאָה (sho, sho‑aw', sho‑aw');  
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KJV (2)
2 Corinthians
NAS (2)
2 Corinthians
HCS (2)
2 Corinthians
BSB (2)
2 Corinthians
ESV (2)
2 Corinthians
WEB (2)
2 Corinthians
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

συνοχ-ή, ἡ, (συνέχω) holding together, μηχανημάτων Orib. 49.4.75; grasping in the hand, ῥόας Philostr. VA 4.28.

2. maintenance, control, ς. ἡ ἑαυτοῦ self maintenance, Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.173; προνοίᾳ καὶ ς. θεοῦ Placit. 2.4.2; ς. τῆς ἰδίας εὐδαιμονίας Epicur. Fr. 361.

II (συνέχομαι) a being held together,

1 contraction, ἐν ξυνοχῇσιν ὁδοῦ where the road contracts, at a narrow part of the road, Il. 23.330; ἁλὸς ἐν ξυνοχῇσιν in the narrows or straits, A.R. 2.318; ἐνὶ ξυνοχῇ λιμένος Id. 1.1006.

2. conflict in battle, ἐνὶ ξυνοχῇσιν ἀγῶνος Q.S. 4.342; ἐνὶ ξυνοχῇ πολέμοιο A.R. 1.160; στυγερῶν ἐγ ξυνοχαῖς πολέμων IG 9(1).1064 (Anticyra, iii B.C.).

3. continuity, Arist. Top. 122b26, cf. loc.; ς. κατὰ τόπον Apollod.Stoic. 3.260; coherence, ς. καὶ ἕνωσις τῶν μερῶν Dam. Pr. 112, al.; combination of elements, Plot. 2.9.5. intension or connotation, Dam. Pr. 263.

4. line of union, meeting-place, βλεφάρων Coluth. 74; ξ. χιτῶνος the joining of the tunic on the shoulder, A.R. 1.744; ἡ κατὰ τὴν ἐσθῆτα ς. the clinging of the garment to the body, Arr. Epict. 4.11.12.

5. metaph., distress, affliction, Luke 21:25; ; oppression, Vett.Val. 2.8 (pl.), PMag.Lond. 122.35; detention, imprisonment, BGU 1821.21 (i B.C.), PLond. 2.354.24 (i B.C.), Vett.Val. 74.23, Man. 1.313 (pl.), al.: but of going to bed in disease, ἀκίνδυνος ἔσται ἡ ς. Serapio in Cat.Cod.Astr. 1.102.

6. trap, gin, snare, LXX Judges 2:3 (pl.).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

συν -οχή , -ῆς , ή

(< συνέχω ),

[in LXX: Judges 2:3 (?), Job 30:3 (H7722), Job 38:28 A; Micah 5:1 (4:14), Jeremiah 52:5 (H4692) *;]

1. a holding or being held together.

2. a narrow place (Hom., al.). Metaph., straits, distress: Luke 21:25; καρδίας , 2 Corinthians 2:4.†

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

";a tomb"; : P Ryl II. 153.5 (a Will—A.D. 138–161) εἰς τὸν τάφον μου τὸν ἐπὶ τὴν ἄμμον τοῦ Σαρα [πιείου, a bequest payable on condition that the recipient goes ";to my tomb in the sand of the Serapeum."; In P Oxy III. 494.24 (A.D. 156) a testator makes provision for a feast (εἰς εὐωχίαν), which his slaves and freedmen are to observe yearly on his birthday πλησίον τοῦ τάφου μου : see J. G. Frazer, Golden Bough.3 i. p. 105.

From the inscrr. we may cite OGIS 335.116 (ii/i B.C.) ἕως [τοῦ ] τάφου τοῦ πρὸς τῆι ὁδῶι [τοῦ ἐπικαλουμένου Ἐ ]πικράτου, Chrest. I. 70.17 (B.C. 57–6) μέχρι τῶν προσόντων ἀπὸ βορρᾶ τάφων τῶν ἀποθειουμένων ἱερῶν ζῴων, and Syll 399 (= .3858).5 (after A.D. 161), where a memorial is described as οὐ τάφος, seeing that the body is laid elsewhere.


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
συνετάραξάν συνετάραξας συνετάραξε συνετάραξεν συνετάρασσον συνετάρασσόν συνεταράσσοντο συνεταράχθη συνεταράχθησαν συνοχάς συνοχη συνοχή συνοχὴ συνοχήν συνοχης συνοχής συνοχῆς συνταγή σύνταγμα συνταγών συντάξεις συντάξεως σύνταξιν σύνταξις συνταράξει συνταράξεις συνταράσσει συνταράσσεις συνταράσσων sunoche sunochē sunoches sunochēs synoche synochē synochḕ synoches synochês synochēs synochē̂s
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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