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Entry for Strong's #1146 - δακτύλιος

Word Origin
from (1147)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a ring (on the finger)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2885 ‑ טַבַּעַת (tab‑bah'‑ath);  5824 ‑ עִזְקָה (iz‑kaw');  
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Luke 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δακτύλιος [],

Boeot. δακκύλιος (v. δάκτυλος), , ring, signet, Sapph. 35, Hdt. 2.38, Ar. Pl. 884, Pl. R. 359e; ὁ ἐπὶ τοῦ δ. keeper of the signet, LXX To. 1.22; ὁ τῆς πόλεως δ. OGI 229.88 (Smyrna, iii B. C.); δ. φαρμακίτης Eup. 87, cf. Antiph. 177. II anything ringshaped, as,

1 felloe of a wheel, Poll. 1.145.

2. anus, Dsc. 1.70, Luc. Demon. 17, PRyl. 28.68 (iv A. D.).

3. pl., movable rings on a bit, X. Eq. 10.9.

4. stone to which mooring-cables were attached, Hsch.

5. door-handle, Id.

6. end of the steering-paddle, Id.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δακτύλιος, δακτυλίου, (from δάκτυλος, because decorating the fingers), a ring: Luke 15:22. (From Herodotus down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δακτύλιος , -ου ,

(< δάκτυλος ),

[in LXX chiefly for H2885;]

a ring: Luke 15:22.†

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 III. 781 ii. 15 (i/A.D.) ἔχοντα καὶ ὠτάρια δακτύλια , P Oxy III. 497.19 (a marriage-contract—early ii/A.D.) τῆς τοῦ δακτυλίου ἐγλογῆς . A will of ii/A.D., PSI III. 240.13, concludes a list of γυναικεῖος κόσμος with δ [α ]κτύλιον χρυσοῦν , left to the writer’s daughter. In the magical papyrus P Lond 46.201 (iv/A.D.) (= I. p. 71) a spell is headed Ἑρμοῦ δακτύλιος κανθάρου ποίησις , ";The ring of Hermes and the preparation of the beetle."; From the inscriptions we may cite OGIS 56.23 (B.C. 239) ἐν τοῖς δακτυλίοις οἷς φοροῦσι (οἱ ἱερεῖς ), ib. 229.88 (iii/B.C.) σφραγισάσθωσαν Σμυρνα [ίων ] οἵ τε στρατηγοὶ καὶ οἱ ἐξετασταὶ τῶι τε τῆς πόλεως δακτυλίωι καὶ τοῖς αὑτῶν . There are numerous occurrences in Syll : see Index. For the diminutive δακτυλίδιον , which is rejected by the Atticists, see BGU III. 843.8 (i/ii A.D.) τό μοι δακτυλίδιον , ib. IV. 1104.13 (B.C. 8), P Oxy X. 1273.11 (A.D. 260) δακτυλίδιον μεικρὸν τετά [ρ ]ταις ἥμισυ , ";a small ring weighing ½ quarter."; Δακτύλιος occurs with an anatomical sense in P Ryl I. 28.68 (iv/A.D.) ἡ ἕδρα , δακτύλιος δὲ ὑπό τινων καλουμένη ̣ : see LS. In MGr we have δαχτυλίδι , ";finger-ring.";



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δακτύλιοι δακτυλίοις δακτυλιον δακτύλιον δακτύλιόν δακτύλιος δακτυλίους δακτυλίω δακτυλίων daktulion daktylion daktýlion
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