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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4975 - σχεδόν

Transliteration
schedón
Phonetics
skhed-on'
Origin
neuter of a presumed derivative of the alternate of (G2192) as adverb
Parts of Speech
Adverb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. near, hard by
  2. well nigh, nearly, almost
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (3)
Acts
2
Hebrews
1
NAS (3)
Acts
2
Hebrews
1
HCS (3)
Acts
2
Hebrews
1
BSB (3)
Acts
2
Hebrews
1
ESV (3)
Acts
2
Hebrews
1
WEB (3)
Acts
2
Hebrews
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σχεδ-όν,

Adv., (ἔχω, σχεῖν):

I of Place, near, hard by, and Lyr., δυσμενέες δ' ἄνδρες ς. εἵαται Il. 10.100; ς. εἴσιδε γαῖαν Od. 5.392, cf. 24.493; ς. οὔτασε at close quarters, Il. 5.458; μή πώς σ' ἠὲ βάλῃ ἠὲ ς. ἄορι τύψῃ 20.378, cf. 13.576, 16.828: sts. c. dat., οὐ γάρ σφιν παῖδες ς. εἵαται 10.422; νῆσοι ναιετάουσι ς. ἀλλήλῃσι Od. 9.23; οἳ δή σφι ς. εἰσι Hes. Sc. 113; so στάθεν τύμβῳ ς. Pi. N. 10.66 (also πὰρ ποδὶ ς. Id. O. 1.74; ἀμφ' ἀνδριάντι ς. Id. P. 5.40): more freq. c. gen., Φαιήκων γαίης ς. Od. 5.288, cf. 475, 6.125, 9.117, 10.156, etc.; ς. αἵματος 11.142.

2. with Verbs of motion, ς. ἐλθεῖν τινι Il. 9.304, cf. Hes. Sc. 435; τινος Od. 4.439; Ἀχαιίδος 11.481; ὅστις ς. ἔγχεος ἔλθῃ Il. 20.363.

II metaph. ofrelationship, καὶ πηῷ περ ἐόντι μάλα ς. Od. 10.441.

2. similar to, c. dat., ς. τούτοις.. αἱ παραλλαγαὶ.. εἰσίν Iamb. Comm.Math. 27.

III of Time, [ θάνατος] δή τοις. εἶσι Il. 17.202, cf. Od. 2.284; σοὶ δὲ γάμος ς. ἐστιν 6.27; σοὶ.. φημὶ ς. ἔμμεναι, ὁππότε.. [the time] is near, when.., Il. 13.817. after Hom., about, approximately, more or less, roughly speaking, ς. κατὰ ταὐτά Hdt. 6.42; ς. τι ταὐτά Pl. Prm. 128b; ς. τι τοιαῦτα Id. Smp. 201e; ς. τι ταῦτα Id. Grg. 472c; ς. πάντες Hdt. 1.65, 2.48, X. HG 6.5.33, cf. Acts 13:44, PRyl. 81.7 (ii A.D.); πάντα ς. Arist. Mete. 350b21; ς. ἅπαντας Ar. Ec. 1157; πάντες ς. ἢ οἵ γε πλεῖστοι Arr. Epict. 1.11.7; ς. ἐκ κρηνῶν οἱ πλεῖστοι ῥέουσιν Arist. Mete. 350b34; ς. περὶ τριακόσια στάδια ib. 351a14; ς. τι πρόσθεν ἢ.. not long before, S. OT 736; ς. ἤδη τῆς κοίτης ὥρη προσέρχεται ὑμῖν Hdt. 5.20; σὺν τοῖς θεοῖς ς. ἔσται ὁ διάλογος (audit) ἕως τῆς λ τοῦ Παχών PTeb. 58.58 (ii B.C.); ς... τὸν αὐτὸν.. καιρόν Inscr.Prien. 105.13 (i B.C.); also ς. ἴσως Pl. Sph. 253c, Arist. Top. 118a13; ς. που D.S. 36.10; ς. ὡς εἰπεῖν Arist. APo. 79a20, Rh. 1382b28, Gem. 16.28; ς. εἰπεῖν one might almost say, Pl. Sph. 237c, Ath.Mech. 3.4, POxy. 1033.11 (iv A.D.), PLips. 34.16 (iv A.D.).

2. with Verbs (freq. in pf.), esp. of saying or knowing, ς. εἴρηχ' ἂ νομίζω συμφέρειν D. 3.36; εἴρηται ς. ἱκανῶς Arist. APr. 32a16; διώρισται ς. Id. Pol. 1328a19; τὸν ἐμὸν.. ς. ἤδη νομίζων ἐκτετοξεῦσθαι βίον Ar. Pl. 33; ς. ἐπίσταμαι S. Tr. 43; ς. οἶδα E. Tr. 898; ἐγὼ ς. τὸ πρᾶγμα γιγνώσκειν δοκῶ Ar. Pl. 860; freq. used to soften a positive assertion with a sense of modesty, sts. of irony, ς. γὰρ.. συνίημι Hdt. 5.19; ς. τι τὴν σὴν οὐ καταισχύνω φύσιν I dare say I do not.., S. El. 609; ς. τι μώρῳ μωρίαν ὀφλισκάνω I dare say it is a fool who thinks me foolish, Id. Ant. 470; ς. δέ τι καὶ τὸ ξύμπαν generally speaking in every respect, Th. 3.68; ς. οὐδ' ὁπωστιοῦν σοι πείσεται probably not at all, Pl. Phd. 61c; ς. γὰρ ἔχω ὃ εἰπὼν ἀναγκάσω σε I think I have an argument, Id. Phdr. 236d.

3. used in affirmative answers, I suppose so, I dare say, Id. Sph. 250c, 255c, al. perhaps, ὑποδραμὼν ς. φασεῖ (φάσει codd.) Dius ap. Stob. 4.21.17. = σχέδην, ἠκολούθει ς. J. BJ 1.17.2 (unless = followed at no long distance).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** σχέδον , adv.

(< ἔχω ),

[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 5:2, 3 Maccabees 5:14; 3 Maccabees 5:45*;]

1. of place, near.

2. Of degree, almost, nearly: Acts 13:44; Acts 19:26, Hebrews 9:22.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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