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Strong's #5327 - φάραγξ

Root Word (Etymology)
properly, strengthened from the base of (G4008) or rather of (G4486)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. a valley shut off by cliffs and precipices
  2. a ravine
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 663 ‑ אֲפִיק (af‑ake', af‑eek');  1516 ‑ גַּי (gah'ee, gah'ee);  4095 ‑ מַדְרֵגָה (mad‑ray‑gaw');  4569 ‑ מַעֲבָר (mah‑ab‑awr', mah‑ab‑aw‑raw');  5158 ‑ נַחְלָה (nakh'‑al, nakh'‑law, nakh‑al‑aw');  6010 ‑ עֵמֶק (ay'‑mek);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


[], αγγος, ἡ,

cleft, chasm, esp. in a mountain side, ravine, gully, Alcm. 60.1 (pl.); φ. πρὸς δυσχειμέρῳ A. Pr. 15, cf. 142 (anap.), al., E. IT 277, X. HG 7.2.13, Thphr. HP 9.5.2 (pl.), Schwyzer 289.161 (Priene, ii B. C.), etc.; πᾶσα φ. πληρωθήσεται LXX Isaiah 40:4; πάντας.. ἐς φάραγγα ἐσέβαλον Th. 2.67; ἐν πύλαισι γὰρ σταθεὶς φάραγγος of the cave, E. Cyc. 668; φάραγγα δακτύλου πιάσματι σύρει, of shaping a roll before it is baked, Eub. 75.11: metaph., of Cleon, φάραγγα καὶ Χάρυβδιν ἁρπαγῆς Ar. Eq. 248 (troch.).

II metaph., of the anus, Sotad. 2.2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

φάραγξ, φάραγγος, , a valley shut in by cliffs and precipices; a ravine: Luke 3:5. (Alcman, Euripides, Thucydides, Demosthenes, Polybius, others; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

φάραγξ , -αγγος , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H5158, also for H1516, etc.;]

a chasm, ravine: Luke 3:5 (LXX) (v. DB, iv, 845 f.).†

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

";the content of φρονεῖν, the general bent of thought and motive"; (SH ad ICC Rom. 8:6) : cf. Vett. Val. p. 109.2 ἐὰν οὖν τις Ὀδυσσέως φρόνημα λαβὼν παραπλεύσῃ τούτους, καταλείπει σεμνὴν ἐν τῷ βίῳ τὴν ἐπιστήμην.


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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
φάραγγα φάραγγας φάραγγάς φάραγγες φάραγγές φάραγγι φάραγγος φαράγγων φαραγξ φάραγξ φάραγξι φάραγξιν pharanx pháranx
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