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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1055 - γαλήνη

Transliteration
galḗnē
Phonetics
gal-ay'-nay  
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. calmness, stillness of the sea, a calm
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Luke 1
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Luke 1
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Luke 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-NSF 3
N-NSF 3
N-NSF 3
NA WH
N-NSF 3
N-NSF 3


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

γᾰλήν-η, ἡ,

I stillness of the sea, calm (γ. μὲν ἐν θαλάσσῃ νηνεμία δ' ἐν ἀέρι Arist. Top. 108b25, but cf. Od. 5.452, 12.168), Hom. only in Od., λευκ ὴ δ' ἦν ἀμφὶ γαλήνη 10.94; οἱ δ' ἐλόωσι γαλήνην will sail the calm sea, 7.319; stillness of deep waters, Coluth. 360; νηνεμίας τε καὶ γ. Pl. Tht. 153c; ἐν ταῖς γ. καὶ εὐδίαις Arist. HA 533b30: metaph. of the mind, calmness, serenity, φρόνημα νηνέμου γαλάνας A. Ag. 740 (lyr.); ἐν γαλήνῃ in calm, quiet, S. El. 899; γ. ἐν τῇ ψυχῇ Pl. Lg. 791a.

II lead sulphide, galena, Plin. HN 33.95, 34.159.

III name of an antidote, Androm. ap. Gal. 14.32. (Aeol. γελήνη (sic) acc. to Jo.Gramm. Comp. 3.1; perh. akin to γελάω.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

γαλήνη, γαληνης, (adjective , , γαληνός calm, cheerful), calmness, stillness of the sea, a calm: Matthew 8:26; Mark 4:39; Luke 8:24. (From Homer down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*γαλήνη , -ης , ,

a calm: Matthew 8:26, Mark 4:39, Luke 8:24


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

The adj. is found OGIS 519.11 (iii/A.D.) πάντων . . . ἤρεμον καὶ γαληνὸν τὸν βίον δια [γόντων . In the late papyri γαληνότης is common as an honorific title, e.g. P Oxy VII. 1042.7 (A.D. 578) μετὰ τὴν δευτέραν ὑπατίαν τῆς αὐτῶν γαληνότητ (ος ), ";after the second consulship of his [? their] serenity."; (Ed.).

 

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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