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Strong's #5471 - χαλκεύς

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  1. a worker in copper or iron, a smith
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Strong #: 2793 ‑ חֹרֶשׁ (kho'‑resh);  2796 ‑ חָרָשׁ (khaw‑rawsh');  6884 ‑ צָרַף (tsaw‑raf');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χαλκ-εύς, έως, ὁ:

pl. χαλκεῖς, Att. -ῆς Ar. Av. 490 (anap.), Pl. R. 370d, -ῆες (v. infr.): acc. χαλκέας Id. Smp. 221e, R. 428d, χαλκεῖς Plu. 2.214a:

coppersmith, opp. τέκτων (joiner, Pl. R. 370d), ἣν [ἀσπίδα] χ. ἤλασεν Il. 12.295, etc.; μίτρη, τὴν χαλκῆες κάμον ἄνδρες 4.187, 216.

2. generally, worker in metal, of a goldsmith, Od. 3.432; of a worker in iron. 9.391; hence later, blacksmith, smith (χαλκέας τοὺς τὸν σίδηρον ἐργαζομένους Arist. Po. 1461a29), Hdt. 1.68, Ar.l.c., X. HG 3.4.17; ἀνὴρ χ. Hdt. 4.200; χ. χαλκοῦ καὶ σιδήρου LXX Genesis 4:22.

II John Dory, Zeus faber, Opp. H. 1.133, prob. in Arist. HA 535b18; distd. fr. χαλκίς, Ath. 7.328d.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

χαλκεύς, χαλκέως, (χαλκός), from Homer down, a worker in copper or iron, a smith: 2 Timothy 4:14 (A. V. coppersmith).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χαλκεύς , -έως ,

(< χαλκός ),

[in LXX for H2796, etc.;]

a worker, in metal, esp. a copper-smith: 2 Timothy 4:14.†

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

";false,"; ";untrue"; : P Cairo Zen II. 59140.14 (B.C. 256) γνώριζε οὖν Κριτίαν γράφοντά σοι ψευδῆ, P Tebt I. 73.6 (B.C. 113–11) ἀνεν ̣ηνέχθ ̣αι ἐν ψευ [δ ]έσι, and BGU III. 1011ii. 16 (ii/B.C.) διότι γὰρ πολ [λὰ ] ληρώι [δη ] καὶ ψευδῆ προσα ̣γ ̣[γ ]έλ ̣[λε ]ται κατανοεῖς καὶ αὐτός. Exx. of a later date seem to be rare, but cf. OGIS 669.54 (i/A.D.) ἐάν τι εὑρεθῶσι ψευδὲς ἤ <ι > παρὰ τὸ δέον παραγεγραφότες, and CPR I. 232.10 (ii/iii A.D.) ψευδεῖς αἰτίας ἡμῖν ἐπιφέρειν. The word is supplied in the Byzantine papyrus P Masp III. 67295.6.

For the adj. ψευδοπόρφυρος, ";of false purple,"; see P Oxy VII. 1051.15 (iii/A.D.).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
χαλκείς χαλκεύειν χαλκευς χαλκεύς χαλκεὺς χαλκέως chalkeus chalkeùs
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