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Entry for Strong's #1035 - βρῶσις

Transliteration
brōsis
Phonetics
bro'-sis  
Word Origin
from the base of (977)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:642,111
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. act of eating
    1. in a wider sense, corrosion
  2. that which is eaten, food, ailment
    1. of the soul's food, either which refreshes the soul, or nourishes and supports it
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 396 ‑ אֲכִילָה (ak‑ee‑law');  398 ‑ אָכַל (aw‑kal');  1262 ‑ בָּרָה (baw‑raw');  3898 ‑ לָחַם (law‑kham');  4356 ‑ מִכְלָה (mik‑law‑aw', mik‑law');  6310 ‑ פֶּה (peh);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (11) HCS (11)
Matthew 2
John 3
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
Colossians 1
Hebrews 1
Matthew 2
John 3
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
Colossians 1
Hebrews 1
Matthew 2
John 4
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
Colossians 1
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 2
N-NSF 4
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 2
N-NSF 4
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 2
N-NSF 4
NA WH
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 2
N-NSF 4
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 2
N-NSF 4


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βρῶσις, εως, ἡ,

βρώμ-ιος Hes. Th. 797: (βιβρώσκω):

1. meat, opp. πόσις, Od. 15.490, cf. Hp. Acut. 28, X. Mem. 1.3.15, Pl. Lg. 783c: in pl., opp. πόσεις, Democr. 235; β. ἀναγκαία Th. 2.70.

2. pasture, προβάτων PLips. 118.15 (ii A. D.).

II

1. eating, παίδων Pl. R. 619c; ἐρινὸς ἀχρεῖος ὢν ἐς βρῶσιν S. Fr. 181.

2. taste, flavour, Nic. Al. 377.

3. corrosion, rust, Matthew 6:19; decay, Gal. 6.422 (pl.), 12.879.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

βρῶσις, βρώσεως, (βρόω, βιβρώσκω);

1. the act of eating (Tertullian esus): βρῶσις καί πόσις, Romans 14:17 (on which see βασιλεία, 3); with the genitive of the object 1 Corinthians 8:4 (Plato, de rep. 10, p. 619 c. παίδων αὐτοῦ); in a wider sense, corrosion: Matthew 6:19f.

2. as almost everywhere in Greek writings that which is eaten, food, aliment: Hebrews 12:16; εἰς βρῶσιν for food, 2 Corinthians 9:10 (Wis. 4:5); βρῶσις καί (so WH text Tr marginal reading; others ) πόσις, Colossians 2:16 (Homer, Odyssey 1, 191; Plato, legg. 6, 783{c}; Xenophon, mem. 1, 3, 15; (cf. Fritzsche on Romans iii., p. 200 note; per contra Meyer or Ellicott on Colossians, the passage cited)), used of the soups aliment — either that which refreshes it, John 4:32, or nourishes and supports it unto life eternal, John 6:27, 55.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βρῶσις , -εως , (cf. βιβρώσκω ),

[in LXX chiefly for parts and derivatives of H398;]

1. eating: β . καὶ πόσις , Romans 14:17, Colossians 2:16 (v. Lft., ICC, in l); c. gen. obj., 1 Corinthians 8:4; metaph., corrosion, rust: Matthew 6:19; Matthew 6:28.

2. As also in cl. (Rom., al.) = βρῶμα , food: John 6:27 a, 2 Corinthians 9:10 Colossians 2:16 (EV, but v. supr.), Hebrews 12:16; metaph., of spiritual nourishment, John 4:32; John 6:27 b, John 6:55.†


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

P Lond 1223.9 (A.D. 121) (= III. p. 139) χόρτ ̣ο (ν ) εἰς μὲν ̣ β ̣ρ ̣ῶσ [ιν ] προβάτ (ων ), ";fodder for the pasturing of sheep"; : so P Lips I. 118.15 (A.D. 160–1).

 

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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βρώμα βρωσει βρώσει βρωσεως βρώσεως βρωσιν βρώσιν βρῶσιν βρωσις βρώσις βρῶσις βρωτόν brosei brōsei brṓsei broseos brōseōs brṓseos brṓseōs brosin brôsin brōsin brō̂sin brosis brôsis brōsis brō̂sis
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