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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #5205 - ὑετός

Root Word (Etymology)
from a primary huo (to rain)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1652 ‑ גָּשַׁם (gaw‑sham');  1653 ‑ גֶּשֶׁם (gheh'‑shem);  4306 ‑ מָטָר (maw‑tawr');  4306 ‑ מָטָר (maw‑tawr');  4325 ‑ מַיִם (mah'‑yim);  7722 ‑ שֹׁאָה (sho, sho‑aw', sho‑aw');  7858 ‑ שֵׁטֶף (sheh'‑tef, shay'‑tef);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (5)
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
James 2
NAS (5)
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
James 1
Revelation 1
HCS (4)
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
James 1
BSB (5)
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
James 1
Revelation 1
ESV (5)
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
James 1
Revelation 1
WEB (6)
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
James 2
Revelation 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑετ-ός [], ,

(ὕὠ rain, Il. 12.133, Hes. Op. 545; ποιεῖν ὑετόν Ar. V. 263 (lyr.); esp.

a heavy shower (whereas ὄμβρος is continuous rain, ψεκάς or ψακάς drizzle), Antipho 5.22, X. Cyn. 5.4, Arist. Mete. 347a12, Mu. 394a31, Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.203: pl., rains, Diog. Apoll.3, Arist. PA 653a4. II as Adj. in Sup., ἄνεμοι ὑετώτατοι the rainiest winds, Hdt. 2.25 (where θυετιώτατοι cod. D., ὑετιώτατοι Hude). [ Hom., Hes., Att.; later in ῠετοῖο Nic. Th. 273.]

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑετός, ὑετοῦ, (ὕω to rain), from Homer down, the Sept. for גֶּשֶׁם and מָטָר, rain: Acts 14:17; Acts 28:2; Hebrews 6:7; James 5:7 (where L T Tr WH omit ὑετόν; on this passive see ὄψιμος and πρώϊμος); ibid. 18; Revelation 11:6.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑετός , -οῦ ,

(< ὕω , to rain),

[in LXX chiefly for;]

rain: Acts 14:17; Acts 28:2, Hebrews 6:7, James 5:18, Revelation 11:6; ὄψιμος (q.v.), sc. ., James 5:7.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

adv. (instead of ὑστέρως), ";later,"; ";afterwards"; : P Cairo Zen III. 59494.12 (iii/B.C.) ὕστερον οὖν ἐλθὼν ἡμᾶς ἐκάλει, PSI IV. 435.14 (B.C. 258–7) ὕστερον δὲ ἀπει ̣ͅπ ̣εν αὐτῶι ὁ θεὸς μὴ οἰκοδομεῖν, P Oxy VII. 1062.8 (ii/A.D.) ὕστερον δέ μ ̣ο ̣ι ̣ [ἔγρ ]α ̣[ψας ib. IV. 718.11 (A.D. 180–192) χρόνῳ δὲ παμπόλλῳ ὕστε [ρον, ";a very long while afterwards,"; and P Ryl II. 237.5 (mid. iii/A.D.) ὕστερον ὁ στρατη [γὸς εἶπέ ] μοι · διάγραψον τοῦτο καὶ αὐτῷ συνφέρει. For ὕστερον = ";lastly,"; see Blass-Debrunner Gr, § 62,


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List of Word Forms
υετοί υετον υετόν ὑετόν ὑετὸν υετος υετός ὑετὸς υετού υετους υετούς ὑετοὺς υετώ hyeton hyetón hyetòn hyetos hyetòs hyetous hyetoùs ueton uetos uetous
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