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Strong's #4963 - συστροφή

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4962)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. a twisting up together, a binding together
  2. a secret combination, a coalition, conspiracy
  3. a concourse of disorderly persons, a riot
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5475 ‑ סוֹד (sode);  5712 ‑ עֵדָה (ay‑daw');  6887 ‑ צָרַר (tsaw‑rar');  7194 ‑ קָשַׁר (kaw‑shar');  7195 ‑ קֶשֶׁר (keh'‑sher);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

συστροφ-ή, ἡ,

twisting together, ς. χαύνην λαμβάνειν to be loosely twisted, of yarn, Pl. Plt. 282e.

2. turning round, v.l. (ap. Plu. 2.891e) in Placit. 2.29.3, for συντροφή.

3. condensation, density, Arist. Pr. 964a18.

4. pl., dealings, converse between men, Epicur. Sent. 33.

5. metaph. of style, terseness, concentration, D.H. Dem. 18, Th. 53, Demetr. Eloc. 8; ἐν συστροφῇ concisely, PMag.Lond. 46.25.

II that which is rolled into one mass: hence, 1 collection, gathering, πλήθεος ς. Hdt. 7.9. ά; seditious meeting, concourse, Plb. 4.34.6, Acts 19:40; κατὰ συστροφάς in knots, D.H. 5.31, etc.; μετὰ συστροφῆς in close array, D.S. 11.8; also, swarm of bees, LXX Jd. 14.8 (v.l.); flock of birds, Artem. 2.20; of other things, ς. δρυῶν D.Chr. 1.52.

2. physical mass, aggregate, in pl., Epicur. Ephesians 1 pp.25,28 U.; esp. morbid collection or deposit of tubercles, Hp. Art. 41; αἱ περὶ τοὺς κονδύλους ς. chalk-stones, Dsc. 1.30; ς. νεύρων a complication of nerves or sinews, Id. 5.117, Eup. 1.229; χάριν τοῦ.. τὰ νεῦρα καθάπερ ἐκ ς. τινος ἁπλοῦσθαι Sor. 1.101; συστροφαὶ νοσημάτων Hp. Acut.(Sp.)4; tumour, Plu. 2.664f, Gal. 15.773, Hp. ap. eund.19.143.

3. twisted grain in wood, Thphr. HP 5.2.3, 5.5.1.

4. συστροφή, with or without ὄμβρου, a sudden storm of rain, Plb. 3.74.5, 11.24.9; ς. ἀνέμου, πνεύματος, whirl wind, Phryn. 374, Thphr. Vent. 34, LXX Hosea 4:19; νέφη καὶ ς. Antig. Mir. 40.

5. of stars, νεφελοειδὴς ς., = nebula, Heph.Astr. 1.3, cf. Ptol. Tetr. 149 (pl.), Alm. 7.5, al.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

συστροφή, συστροφῆς, (συστρέφω);

a. a twisting up together, a binding together.

b. a secret combination, a coalition, conspiracy: Acts 23:12 (Psalm 63:3 (); (2 Kings 15:15; Amos 7:10)); a concourse of disorderly persons, a riot (Polybius 4, 34, 6), Acts 19:40.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

συ -στροφή , -ῆς ,

(< συστρέφω ),

[in LXX: Romans 4:19; Romans 13:12 (H6887); σ . ποιεῖσθαι , Amos 7:10 (H7194), etc.;]

1. a twisting together (Plat.).

2. a concourse, a riotous gathering (Polyb.): Acts 19:40; σ . ποιεῖσθαι (Am, l.c.), to make a compact (RV, banded themselves together): Acts 23:12.†

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
συνέσφιγξε συνέσφιγξεν συστροφαί συστροφάς συστροφή συστροφην συστροφήν συστροφὴν συστροφης συστροφής συστροφῆς συσφίγξεις sustrophen sustrophēn sustrophes sustrophēs systrophen systrophēn systrophḕn systrophes systrophês systrophēs systrophē̂s
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