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Strong's #727 - ἅρπαξ

Transliteration
hárpax
Phonetics
har'-pax
Origin
from (G726)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. rapacious, ravenous
  2. a extortioner, a robber
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2963 ‑ טָרַף (taw‑raf');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
3
NAS (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
3
HCS (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
3
BSB (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
3
ESV (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
3
WEB (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
3
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἅρπαξ, ᾰγος, ὁ, ἡ, (ἁρπάζω)

I robbing, rapacious, Ar. Eq. 137, v.l. in Fr. 628, X. Mem. 3.1.6; λύκοι Lyc. 1309 (v.l. Ἄτρακας): also c. Subst. neut., ἅρπαγι χείλει AP 9.272 (Bianor): Sup. ἁρπαγίστατος Pl.Com. 57.

II mostly as Subst.,

1 ἅρπαξ, ἡ, rapine, Hes. Op. 356.

2. ἅρπαξ, ὁ, robber, peculator, τῶν δημοσίων Ar. Nu. 351; ὁ μὲν κλέπτης ὁ δ' ἅ. Myrtil. 4; πάντες εἰσὶν ἅρπαγες (sc. οἱ Ὠρώπιοι) Xeno 1.

3. species of wolf, Opp. C. 3.304.

4. grappling-iron, used in sea-fights, App. BC 5.118, Moschio ap. Ath. 5.208d; flesh-hook, J. AJ 8.3.7.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἅρπαξ , -αγος , ,

(< ἁρπάζω ),

[in LXX: Genesis 49:27 (H2963) *;]

rapacious: Matthew 7:15, Luke 18:11; as subst., a swindler, an extortioner (MM, s.v.), 1 Corinthians 5:10-11; 1 Corinthians 6:10.†


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

Deissmann (LAE p. 321 n .1) notes that was current as a loan-word in Latin comedy : in Paul ";it should probably not be translated ‘robber’ but rendered by some other word like ‘swindler’ (‘extortioner,’ AV, RV).";

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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
αρπαγες άρπαγες ἅρπαγες αρπαξ άρπαξ ἅρπαξ αρπαξιν άρπαξιν ἅρπαξιν arpages arpax arpaxin harpages hárpages harpax hárpax harpaxin hárpaxin
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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