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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1290 - διασπορά

Transliteration
diasporá
Phonetics
dee-as-por-ah'  
Word Origin
from (1289)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
2:98,156
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a scattering, dispersion
    1. of Israelites dispersed among foreign nations
    2. of the Christians scattered abroad among the Gentiles
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2113 ‑ זְוָעָה (zev‑aw‑aw');  2189 ‑ זַעֲוָה (zah‑av‑aw');  2781 ‑ חֶרְפָּה (kher‑paw');  4214 ‑ מִזְרֶה (miz‑reh');  5080 ‑ נָדַח (naw‑dakh');  5341 ‑ נָצַר (naw‑tsar');  7843 ‑ שָׁחַת (shaw‑khath');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
John 1
James 1
1 Peter 1
John 1
James 1
1 Peter 1
John 1
James 1
1 Peter 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

διασπορ-ά, ἡ, (διασπείρω)

1. scattering, dispersion, Plu. 2.1105a, LXX Jeremiah 15:7; δ. ψυχική Ph. 2.426.

2. collectively, = οἱ διεσπαρμένοι, LXX Deuteronomy 28:25, John 7:35 : pl., LXX Psalms 146:2(147).2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

διασπορά, διασπορᾶς, (διασπείρω, cf. such words as ἀγορά, διαφθορά) (Vulg. dispersio), a scattering, dispersion: ἀτομων, opposed to σύμμιξις καί παραζευξις, Plutarch, mor., p. 1105 a.; in the Sept. used of the Israelites dispersed among foreign nations, Deuteronomy 28:25; Deuteronomy 30:4; especially of their Babylonian exile, Jeremiah 41:17 (); Isaiah 49:6; Judith 5:19; abstract for concrete of the exiles themselves, Psalm 146:2 () (equivalent to (נִדְחִים, expelled, outcasts); 2 Macc. 1:27; εἰς τήν διασποράν τῶν Ἑλλήνων, unto those dispersed among the Greeks (Winer's Grammar, § 30, 2 a.), John 7:35. Transferred to Christians (i. e. Jewish Christians (?)) scattered abroad among the Gentiles: James 1:1 (ἐν τῇ διασπορά, namely, οὖσι); παρεπίδημοί διασπορᾶς Πόντου, sojourners far away from home, in Pontus, 1 Peter 1:1 (see παρεπίδημος). (BB. DD. under the word ; especially Schürer, N. T. Zeitgeseh. § 31.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δια -σπορά , -ᾶς ,

(< διασπείρω ),

[in LXX of Israelites dispersed and exiled in foreign lands, as Deuteronomy 28:25 (H2189) Deuteronomy 30:4 (H5080 ni.), Isaiah 49:6 (נער ); by meton., of the exiles themselves (as Psalms 147:2, 2 Maccabees 1:27);]

a dispersion: δ . τῶν Ἑλλήνων , John 7:35; metaph., of Christians (DB, iii, 782 f.), James 1:1, 1 Peter 1:1 (v. Hort, in ll).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
διασπορα διασπορά διασπορᾷ διασποραν διασποράν διασπορὰν διασπορας διασποράς διασπορᾶς diaspora diasporā̂i diasporan diasporàn diasporas diasporâs
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Monday, October 21st, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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