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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5550 - χρόνος

Transliteration
chrónos
Phonetics
khron'-os
Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
9:581,1337
Definition
Thayer's
  1. time either long or short
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 319 ‑ אַחֲרִית (akh‑ar‑eeth');  2161 ‑ זָמַם (zaw‑mam');  3117 ‑ יוֹם (yome);  3453 ‑ יָשִׁישׁ (yaw‑sheesh');  4801 ‑ מֶרְחָק (mer‑khawk');  5704 ‑ עַד (ad);  5704 ‑ עַד (ad);  6256 ‑ עֵת (ayth);  6471 ‑ פַּעֲמָה (pah'‑am, pah‑am‑aw');  7093 ‑ קֵץ (kates);  7281 ‑ רֶגַע (reh'‑gah);  8447 ‑ תֹּר (tore, tore);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (53)
Matthew
3
Mark
2
Luke
6
John
4
Acts
17
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
2
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
1 Peter
4
Jude
1
Revelation
4
NAS (56)
Matthew
4
Mark
2
Luke
7
John
3
Acts
17
Romans
3
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
2
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Timothy
1
Titus
2
Hebrews
3
1 Peter
4
Jude
1
Revelation
4
HCS (50)
Matthew
3
Luke
7
John
3
Acts
16
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
2
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
1 Peter
4
Jude
1
Revelation
4
BSB (54)
Matthew
3
Mark
2
Luke
7
John
4
Acts
17
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
2
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
1 Peter
4
Jude
1
Revelation
4
ESV (41)
Matthew
3
Mark
2
Luke
3
John
3
Acts
14
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Timothy
1
Hebrews
3
1 Peter
3
Revelation
4
WEB (57)
Matthew
4
Mark
1
Luke
6
John
4
Acts
18
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
Galatians
3
1 Thessalonians
1
2 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Hebrews
3
1 Peter
5
Jude
2
Revelation
4
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χρόνος, ὁ,

time, Hom. (v. infr.), etc.: dist. fr. καιρός, D. 59.35, cf. Ammon. Diff. p.79 V.; τῶν δὲ πεπραγμένων ἀποίητον οὐδ' ἂν χ. δύναιτο θέμεν τέλος P. O. 2.17; μυρίος χ. Id. I. 5(4).28, S. OC 618; μακρὸς κἀναρίθμητος χ. Id. Aj. 646; ὁ πᾶς χ. Pi. P. 1.46, cf. A. Eu. 484; πρόπας χ. ib. 898; ἐς τὸ πᾶν χρόνου ib. 670; but in Prose, τοῦ χ. τὸν πλεῖστον Th. 1.30, cf. Isoc. 9.41; τὸν πρῶτον τοῦ χ. X. Lac. 1.5; τὸν δι' αἰῶνος χ. A. Ag. 554; χρόνου πολλοῦ δέονται take a long time, X. Smp. 2.4, etc.; δότε τι τῷ χ. Antipho 5.86. time in the abstract, ἀμερὴς χ. Timo 76; τριμερής S.E. M. 10.197, cf. Plu. 2.153b; defined by Zeno Stoic. 1.26, Apollod. ib. 3.260.

2. a definite time, period, δεκέτης, τρίμηνος, S. Ph. 715 (lyr.), Tr. 164; χ. βίου, ἥβης χ., E. Alc. 670, El. 20; πολὺν ἀριθμὸν χρόνου γεγονότες Aeschin. 1.49: pl., of points or periods of time, τοῖς χ. ἀκριβῶς with chronological accuracy, Th. 1.97; τοῖς χ. by the dates, Isoc. 11.36; μετενεγκόντα τοὺς χ. altering the dates, D. 18.225; μακρῶν καὶ πολλῶν χρόνων Pl. Lg. 798b; τεσσαράκοντα χρόνους ἐνιαυτῶν IG 5(1).728.7 (Sparta), cf. 14.1747.3 (Rome); χρόνων μῆκος (dub., leg. χρόνου) Chor. 35.51 p.403 F.-R. date, term of payment due, Leg.Gort. 1.10, al. year, Ἑλληνικά 1.233 (Rhamnus, i B. C.), PLond. 2.417.14 (iv A. D.), App.Anth. 6.154.1 (leg. εἷς ἔτι), Ps.- Ptol. Centil. 24, cf. EM 254.13. equatorial degree, Ptol. Tetr. 44, Paul.Al. A. 2, al., Cat.Cod.Astr. 5(1).240.

3. Special phrases: acc., χρόνον for a while, for a long or short time, Od. 4.599, 6.295, Hdt. 1.175, 7.223, etc.; πολὺν χρόνον for a long time, Od. 11.161; δηρὸν χ. Il. 14.206; οὐκ ὀλίγον χ. 19.157; τοῦτον τὸν χ. Hdt. 1.75; ἐς τὸν αἰὲν χ. for ever, E. Or. 207 (lyr.); οὐ πολὺς χ. ἐξ οὗ.. Pl.R. 452c; παλαιὸς ἀφ' οὗ χρόνος S. Aj. 600 (lyr.); ἦν χρόνος ἐν ᾧ.., or ὅτε.., Linusap. D.L. Prooem. 4, Critias 25.1 D.; ἕνα χ. once for all, Il. 15.511. gen., χρόνου περιιόντος as time came round, Hdt. 4.155; so χ. ἐπιγενομένου, διεξελθόντος, προβαίνοντος, Id. 1.28, 2.52, 3.53; χρόνου γενομένου after a time, D.S. 20.109; ὀλίγου χρόνου in a short time, Hdt. 3.134; πολλοῦ.. οὐχ ἑόρακά πω χρόνου Ar. Pl. 98; οὐ μακροῦ χ., τοῦ λοιποῦ χ., S. El. 478 (lyr.), 817; βαιοῦ κοὐχὶ μυρίου χ. Id. OC 397; ποίου χρόνου; A. Ag. 278; πόσου χ.; after how long? Ar. Ach. 83. dat., χρόνῳ in process of time, Xenoph. 18, Hdt. 1.80, 176, al.: freq. in Trag., as A. Ag. 126, 463, Ch. 650 (all lyr.); also χρόνῳ κοτέ Hdt. 9.62; τῷ χ. ποτέ Ar. Nu. 865; χρόνῳ, χρόνοις ὕστερον, long after, Th. 1.8, Lys. 3.39; οὐ χρόνῳ immediately, Ps. Democr. Alch. p. 49B.: also c. Art., τῷ χ. Ar. Nu. 66, 1242. ὁ ἄλλος χ., in Att., of past time, D. 20.16, ὁ λοιπὸς χ., of future, v. λοιπός 3; so χ. ἐφέρπων, ἐπαντέλλων, μέλλων, Pi. O. 6.97, 8.28, 10(11).7; also κατὰ χ. ἱκνούμενον or κατὰ χ. [τὸν] ἱ. at a later (or the fitting) time, Ant.Lib. 27.4 (cf. ἱκνέομαι 111.2).

4. with Preps.: — ἀνὰ χρόνον in course of time, after a time, Hdt. 1.173, 2.151, 5.27, al. ἀφ' οὗ χρόνου from such time as.., X. Cyr. 1.2.13. διὰ χρόνου after a time, after an interval, S. Ph. 758, Ar. Lys. 904, Pl. 1055, Th. 2.94; διὰ χρόνου πολλοῦ Hdt. 3.27; διὰ π. χ. Ar. V. 1476; διὰ μακρῶν χρόνων Pl. Ti. 22d: but χρόνος.. διὰ χρόνου προὔβαινέ μοι means one space of time after another, day after day, S. Ph. 285. ἐκ πολλοῦ τευ χ. a long time since, long ago, Hdt. 2.58. ἐν χρόνῳ, like χρόνῳ, in course of time, at length, A. Eu. 1000 (lyr.); for a long time, Pl. Phdr. 278d; ἐν πολλῷ χρόνῳ ib. 228a; ἐν χρόνοισι perh. formerly, [ Emp. ] Sphaer. 108 (leg. Κάρπιμος). ἐντὸς χρόνου within a certain time, Hdt. 8.104. ἐπὶ χρόνον for a time, for a while, Il. 2.299, Od. 14.193, Hdt. 1.116; πολλὸν ἐπὶ χ. Od. 12.407; χρόνον ἐπὶ μακρόν Hdt. 1.81; παυρίδιον or παῦρον ἐπὶ χ., Hes. Op. 133, 326. ἐς χρόνον hereafter, Hdt. 3.72, 9.89. i μετὰ χρόνον after a time, Id. 2.52, etc.; μέχρι τοῦ αὐτοῦ χ. up to the same time, Th. 1.13. πρὸ τοῦ καθήκοντος χ. Aeschin. 3.126; so τοῦ χρόνου πρόσθεν S. Ant. 461. σὺν (ξὺν) χρόνῳ, like χρόνῳ or διὰ χρόνου, A. Ag. 1378, Eu. 555 (lyr.). ὑπὸ χρόνου by lapse of time, Th. 1.21: but ὑπὸ αὐτὸν τὸν χ. about the same time, Hdt. 7.165, cf. Th. 1.100 (pl.).

II lifetime, age, ὁ μακρὸς ἀνθρώπων χρόνος S. Ph. 306; χρόνῳ παλαιοί Id. OC 112; χρόνῳ μείων ib. 374; τοσόσδε τῷ χ. so far gone in years, Pl. Ax. 365b; χρόνῳ βραδύς S. OC 875.

III season or portion of the year, περιγράψαι τοῦ ἔτους χρόνον X. Mem. 1.4.12. delay, οὐδ' ἐποίησαν (fort. ἐνεποίησαν) χ. οὐδένα D. 19.163; χρόνον δ' αἱ νύκτες ἔχοντι linger, Theoc. 21.25; χρόνους ἐμποιεῖν to interpose delays, D. 23.93. Gramm., 1 tense of a verb, D.H. Th. 24, A.D. Adv. 123.17, D.T. 638.3.

2. time or quantity of a syllable, Longin. 39.4, A.D. Synt. 130.4, al.: βραχὺς χ. a short syllable, ib. 309.23; of the augment, ib. 237.10.

3. in Rhythmic and Music, time, διαιρεῖται ὁ χ. ὑπὸ τῶν ῥυθμιζομένων Aristox. Rhyth. p.79 W., etc.; ὁ πρῶτος [χ. ] time-unit, ibid., Aristid. Quint. 1.14, etc.; χρόνος κενός ib.18: freq. in pl., λέξις εἰς χρόνους τεθεῖσα διαφέροντας Aristox. Rhyth. p.77 W., cf. Anon.Rhythm. Oxy. 9ii6; [ μέτρα] προχωρεῖ ἕως λ χρόνων Aristid.Quint. 1.23.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χρόνος , -ου , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H3117, also for H6256, etc.;]

time (a space of time, whether long or short; cf. Lft., Notes, 70): Matthew 2:7, Mark 9:21, Luke 1:57, Acts 3:21; Acts 7:17; Acts 7:23; Acts 13:18; Acts 17:30; Acts 27:9, Hebrews 11:32, 1 Peter 1:17; 1 Peter 4:3, Revelation 10:6; στιγμὴ χρόνου , Luke 4:5; πλήρωμα τοῦ χ ., Galatians 4:4; ποιεῖν χ ., Acts 15:33; Acts 18:23; βιῶσαι , 1 Peter 4:2; διδόναι , Revelation 2:21; pl., χ . καὶ ( ) καιροί (Lft., l.c.), Acts 1:7, 1 Thessalonians 5:1; ἐπ᾿ ἐσχάτου τῶν χ . (χρόνου ), 1 Peter 1:20, Judges 1:18; c. prep., ἄχρι , Acts 3:21; διὰ τὸν χ ., Hebrews 5:12; ἐν χ ., Acts 1:6; Acts 1:21; ἐπὶ (πλείονα ) χ ., Luke 18:4, Acts 18:20; ἐφ᾿ ὅσον χ ., Romans 7:1, 1 Corinthians 7:39, Galatians 4:1; κατὰ τὸν χ ., Matthew 2:16; μετὰ τολὺν (τοσοῦτον ) χ ., Matthew 25:19, Hebrews 4:7; πρὸ χ . αἰωςίων , 2 Timothy 1:9, Titus 1:2, instr. dat. of extension of time (v. M, Pr., 75, 148; Deiss., LAE, 206), Luke 8:27; Luke 8:29 John 14:9, Acts 8:11, Romans 16:25; acc, of duration of time, Mark 2:19, Luke 20:9, John 5:6; John 7:33; John 12:35; John 14:9, Acts 14:3; Acts 14:28; Acts 19:22; Acts 20:18, 1 Corinthians 16:7, Revelation 6:11.†

SYN.: see καιρός G2540.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
χρονοις χρόνοις χρονον χρόνον χρονος χρόνος χρονου χρόνου χρονους χρόνους χρονω χρόνω χρόνῳ χρονων χρόνων chrono chronō chrónoi chrónōi chronois chrónois chronon chronōn chrónon chrónōn chronos chrónos chronou chrónou chronous chrónous
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