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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #887 - ἀχλύς

Transliteration
achlýs
Phonetics
akh-looce'
Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. mist, dimness
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
Acts
1
NAS (1)
Acts
1
HCS (1)
Acts
1
BSB (2)
Acts
1
2 Peter
1
ESV (1)
Acts
1
WEB (1)
Acts
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀχλύς, ύος, ἡ,

(acc. ἀχλύα Orph. A. 341)

1. mist, Od. 20.357; elsewh. in Hom. of a mist over the eyes, as of one dying, κατὰ δ' ὀφθαλμῶν κέχυτ' ἀ. Il. 5.696; as result of ulceration, ἀχλύες Hp. Prorrh. 2.20, cf. Thphr. HP 7.6.2, Dsc. 2.78 (pl.), Aët. 7.27; or in emotion, Ἔρως πολλὴν κατ' ἀχλὺν ὀμμάτων ἔχευεν Archil. 103; of drunkenness, πρὸς ὄμμ' ἀ. ἀμβλωπὸς ἐφίζει Critias 6.11 D.; of one whom a god deprives of the power of seeing and knowing others, κατ' ὀφθαλμῶν χέεν ἀχλύν Il. 20.321; ἀπ' ὀφθαλμῶν σκέδασ' ἀχλύν ib. 341, cf. 5.127, 15.668: personified as Sorrow, πὰρ δ' Ἀχλὺς εἱστήκει ἐπισμυγερή τε καὶ αἰνή, χλωρή, ἀϋσταλέη Hes. Sc. 264.

2. metaph., δνοφεράν τιν' ἀχλὺν.. αὐδᾶται A. Eu. 379 (lyr.), cf. Pers. 668 (lyr.); ἀχλὺν ἀπὸ τῆς ψυχῆς ἀφελεῖν D.C. 38.19; διάνοια ἀχλύος γέμουσα Plu. 2.42c.

3. ἀ. ὑγρή liquid emitted by cuttlefish, Opp. H. 3.158. Mostly poet., but used by Hp. (v. supr.) and Arist. Mete. 367b17, 373b12 (pl.): also in later Prose, Plb. 34.11.15, Str. 6.2.8, and v. supr. 2. [ in nom. and acc. sg., Hom., Hes.: in later poets.]

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀχλύς , -ύος , ,

[in Aq.: Ezekiel 12:7; Sm.: Job 3:5*;]

a mist, esp. a dimness of the eyes: Acts 13:11 (v. Tr., Syn., § c).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
αχλυς αχλύς ἀχλὺς αχούχ ομιχλαι ὁμίχλαι achlus achlys achlỳs homichlai homíchlai omichlai
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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