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Entry for Strong's #1064 - γαστήρ

Transliteration
gastḗr
Phonetics
gas-tare'  
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. the belly
  2. the womb
  3. the stomach
    1. a glutton, gormandiser, a man who is as it were all stomach
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 990 ‑ בֶּטֶן (beh'‑ten);  2029 ‑ הָרָה (haw‑raw');  3179 ‑ יָחַם (yaw‑kham');  5764 ‑ עוּל (ool);  7130 ‑ קֶרֶב (keh'‑reb);  7358 ‑ רֶחֶם (rekh'‑em);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (9) HCS (8)
Matthew 3
Mark 1
Luke 2
1 Thessalonians 1
Titus 1
Revelation 1
Matthew 3
Mark 1
Luke 2
1 Thessalonians 1
Titus 1
Revelation 1
Matthew 3
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Thessalonians 1
Titus 1
Revelation 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-DSF 8
N-NPF 1
N-DSF 8
N-NPF 1
N-DSF 8
N-NPF 1
NA WH
N-DSF 8
N-NPF 1
N-DSF 8
N-NPF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

γαστήρ, ἡ,

gen. έρος, γαστρός: dat. -έρι, γαστρί (the longer forms in , Lyr., and once in Trag., E. Cyc. 220): dat. pl. γαστῆρσι Hp. Morb. 4.54, γαστράσι D.C. 54.22:

I

1. paunch, belly, Il. 13.372, etc.; γ. ἀσπίδος the hollow of a shield, Tyrt. 11.24; belly or wide part of a bottle, Cratin. 190.

2. the belly, as craving food, κέλεται δέ ἑ γ. Od. 6.133; βόσκειν ἣν γαστέρ' 17.228; γαστέρι δ' οὔ πως ἔστι νέκυν πενθῆσαι, i. e. by fasting, Il. 19.225; ἐν γαστρὸς ἀνάγκαις A. Ag. 726 (lyr.); to express gluttony, γαστέρες οἶον Hes. Th. 26; γ. ἀργαί Epimenid. 1; ἐγκράτεια γαστρὸς καὶ ποτοῦ X. Cyr. 1.2.8, cf. Oec. 9.11; γαστρὸς ἐγκρατής master of his belly, Id. Mem. 1.2.1; opp. γαστρὸς ἥττων, ib. 1.5.1; γαστρὶ δουλεύειν, χαρίζεσθαι, to be the slave of his belly, ib. 1.6.8, 2.1.2; γ. δελεάζεσθαι ib. 2.1.4; τῇ γ. μετρεῖν τὴν εὐδαιμονίαν D. 18.296; τᾶς γαστρὸς φείδεσθαι, com. of one who has nothing to eat, Theoc. 21.41.

3. paunch stuffed with mincemeat, sausage, haggis, Od. 18.44, 118, 20.25, Ar. Nu. 409.

II womb, ὅντινα γαστέρι μήτηρ.. φέροι Il. 6.58; ἐκ γαττρός from the womb, from infancy, Thgn. 305; ἐν γαστρὶ ἔχουσα big with child, Hdt. 3.32; ὗν ἔχουσαν ἐν γ. PFlor. 130.3 (iii A. D.); ἐν γ. φέρουσα Pl. Lg. 792e; ἐν γ. λαβεῖν conceive, Arist. HA 632a28, Revelation 11:18 (Nicarch.), LXX Genesis 30:41, al.; συλλαμβάνειν v.l. ib. Genesis 25:21, cf. Luke 1:31; ἐς γ. βάλλεσθαι Hdt. 3.28; κατὰ γαστρὸς ἔχειν Vett. Val. 193.33; φέρειν Gp. 16.1.3; also γυνὴ ἑπτὰ ἤδη γαστέρας δυστοκοῦσα Philostr. VA 3.39. (Perh.for γραστήρ, cf. γράω.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

γαστήρ, γαστρός (poetic, γαστερος), , in Greek authors from Homer down; in the Sept. for בֶּטֶן;

1. the belly; by metonymy, of the whole for a part,

2. Latinuterus, the womb: ἐν γαστρί ἔχειν to be with child) see ἔχω, I. 1 b.): Matthew 1:18, 23; Matthew 24:19; Mark 13:17; Luke 21:23; 1 Thessalonians 5:3; Revelation 12:2; (in the Sept. for הָרָה, Genesis 16:4; Genesis 38:25; Isaiah 7:14, etc.; Herodotus 3, 32 and vit. Homer 2; Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 2, 18, p. 105; 3, 32, p. 177; Pausanias, Herodian, others); συλλαμβάνεσθαι ἐν γαστρί to conceive, become pregnant, Luke 1:31.

3. the stomach; by synecdoche a glutton, gormandizer, a man who is as it were all stomach, Hesiod theog. 26 (so also γάστρις, Aristophanes av. 1604; Aelian v. h. 1, 28; and Latinventer in Lucil. sat. 2, 24 edition Gerl. 'vivite ventres'): γαστέρες ἀργαί, Titus 1:12; see ἀργός, b.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

γαστήρ , -τρός , ,

[in LXX for H990, ἐν γ . ἔχειν for H2029, ἐν γ . λαμβάνειν for H2029;]

1. the belly: metaph., a glutton, Titus 1:12.

2. the womb: ἐν γ . ἔχειν , to be with child, Matthew 1:18; Matthew 1:23 (LXX) Matthew 24:19, Mark 13:17, Luke 21:23, 1 Thessalonians 5:3, Revelation 12:2; ἐν γ συλλαμβ ., to conceive, Luke 1:31.†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The phrase ἐν γαστρὶ ἔχειν (cf. MGr ἐγγαστρώνομαι ), found in Herodotus, and the medical writers from Hippocrates down (see Hobart, p. 92), may be quoted from P Ryl II. 68.13 (B.C. 89), where one woman complains of another who ε ̣͗[πληξέν ] με . . . ἐγ γαστρ [ ] ἔχουσαν πεντάμηνον . It is used of a sow, P Magd 4.6 (iii/B.C.), and P Flor II. 130.3 (A.D. 257) καταπι ]ανθ ̣εῖσαν ὗν ἔχουσαν καὶ ἐ [ν γ ]αστρί . Cf. Syll 802.8 (iii/B.C.) πένθ᾽ετη ὡς ἐκύησε ἐγ γασ [τρ ]ὶ Κλεὼ βάρος , 14 ἔγκυος δὲ γενομένα ἐγ γαστρὶ ἐϕ ̣όρει τρία ἔτη . In Vettius Valens, p. 193.33 we have ἐὰν κατὰ γαστρὸς ἔχῃ . For the common compound γαστροκνήμιον = ";calf of the leg,"; see BGU III. 975.11 (A.D. 45) (= Selections, p. 42) οὐλὴ καστροκνημίῳ (l. γαστρο –).

 

 

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γαστέρα γαστερες γαστέρες γαστήρ γαστρι γαστρί γαστρὶ γαστρός γαυριά γαυρίαμα γαυρωθήσεται εγαυριώντο gasteres gastéres gastri gastrì
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