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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #160 - αἰφνίδιος

Transliteration
aiphnídios
Phonetics
aheef-nid'-ee-os  
Word Origin
from a compound of (1) (as a negative particle) and (5316) [cf (1810)]
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. unexpected, sudden, unforeseen
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Luke 1
1 Thessalonians 1
Luke 1
1 Thessalonians 1
Luke 1
1 Thessalonians 1
BYZ TIS TR
A-NSF 1
A-NSM 1
A-NSM 2
A-NSF 1
A-NSM 1
NA WH
A-NSF 1
A-NSM 1
A-NSM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

αἰφνίδιος, ον,

unforeseen, sudden, A. Pr. 680, Th. 2.61, Arist. EN 1117a18; ἀφικνοῦνται αἰφνίδιοι τοῖς Χίοις Th. 8.14. Adv. -ίως Id. 2.53; also -ιον Plu. Numbers 15:1-41. αἰφνιδιοτυχής, ές, profiting by strokes of good fortune, Vett. Val. 18.16.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

αἰφνίδιος, (αἰφνης, ἀφανής, ἄφνω, which see), unexpected, sudden, unforeseen: Luke 21:34 (here WH ἐφνιδ., see their Introductory § 404 and Appendix, p. 151); 1 Thessalonians 5:8. (Wis. 17:14; 2 Macc. 14:17; 3Macc. 3:24; Aeschylus, Thucydides 2, 61 τό αἰφνίδιον καί ἀπροσδόκητον, Polybius, Josephus, Plutarch, Dionysius Halicarnassus, others.)

STRONGS NT 160: ἐφνιδιος [ἐφνιδιος, see αἰφνίδιος.]

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** αἰφνίδιος

(in Lk, l.c., ἐφν - WH; v. M, Pr., 35), -ον

(<αἴφνης = ἄφνως , suddenly),

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 17:15, 2 Maccabees 14:17, 3 Maccabees 3:24*;]

sudden unexpected: Luke 21:34, 1 Thessalonians 5:3.†

ἐφνίδιος , see αἰφνίδιος .


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 adverb occurs in P Fay 123.21 ff. (c. A.D. 100), an uneducated letter—αἰφνιδί [.]ως (with a letter erased) εἴρηχεν ἡμῖν σήμερον : cf. Syll 324.20 (i/B.C.) αἰφνίδιον σ (υ)μφορὰν θεασάμενος, also ib. 326.7 αἰφνιδίως ἐπιβαλόντος and OGIS 339.18 (ii/B.C.) ἐκ τῆς αἰφνιδίου περιστάσεως.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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αιφνίδιος αἰφνίδιος εφνιδιος ἐφνίδιος aiphnidios aiphnídios
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