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Strong's #999 - βόθυνος

Root Word (Etymology)
akin to (G900)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. a pit, ditch
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1460 ‑ גֵּו (gave);  4718 ‑ מַקֶּבֶת (mak‑keh'‑beth);  6354 ‑ פַּחַת (pakh'‑ath);  7845 ‑ שַׁחַת (shakh'‑ath);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βόθυν-ος, ὁ,

I= cross βόθρος, Cratin. 210, X. Oec. 19.3, BGU 1122.17 (i B. C.).

II a meteorological phenomenon, Arist. Mete. 342a36, Mu. 392b4.

βόθρ-ος, ὁ,

hole, trench, or pit dug in the ground, βόθρον ὀρύξαι Od. 10.517; βόθρου τ' ἐξέστρεψε [τὴν ἐλαίαν ] Il. 17.58; trough, Od. 6.92: generally, hollow, X. An. 4.5.6; grave, IG 14.238 (Aerae); ritual pit for offerings to ὑποχθόνιοι θεοί, β. καὶ μέγαρα Porph. Antr. 6.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

βόθυνος, βοθύνου, , a pit, a ditch: Matthew 12:11; Matthew 15:14; Luke 6:39. (Solon in Bekker's Anecd. 1:85; Xenophon, oec. 19, 3; Theophrastus, hist. pl. 4, 2, 2 ((variant); others); the Sept. 2 Samuel 18:17, etc.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βόθυνος , -ου ,

(= βόθρος , more freq. in cl.),

[in LXX chiefly for H6354;]

a pit: Matthew 12:11; Matthew 15:14, Luke 6:39 (cf. DB, iii, 885; DCG, ii, 367).†

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

BGU IV. 1122.17 (B.C. 14) ̣π ̣ι ̣̣ τ ̣οῦ βοθύνου τὸ φυτόν . The word is also supplied by the editor in P Hal I. 1.97 (middle iii/B.C.) ἐὰν δὲ τάφρον ὀρύσσηι ἢ [βόθυνον ὀρ ]υ ̣σσηι .



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List of Word Forms
βοθυνον βόθυνον βόθυνος βοθύνου βοθύνους βοϊδια βόλβιτα βολβίτοις βολβίτων bothunon bothynon bóthynon
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