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Entry for Strong's #2047 - ἐρημία

Transliteration
erēmía
Phonetics
er-ay-mee'-ah  
Word Origin
from (2048)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
2:657,255
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a solitude, an uninhabited region, a waste
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2717 ‑ חָרַב (khaw‑rab', khaw‑rabe');  2723 ‑ חָרְבָּה (khor‑baw');  8077 ‑ שִׁמָמָה (shem‑aw‑maw', shee‑mam‑aw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Matthew 1
Mark 1
2 Corinthians 1
Hebrews 1
Matthew 1
Mark 1
2 Corinthians 1
Hebrews 1
Matthew 1
Mark 1
2 Corinthians 1
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-DPF 1
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1
N-DPF 1
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1
N-DPF 1
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1
NA WH
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1
PREP 1
N-DPF 1
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐρημ-ία, ἡ,

I of places, a solitude, desert, wilderness, Hdt. 3.98, A Proverbs 2:1-22, etc.; ἡ Σκυθῶν ἐ. Ar. Ach. 704; ἀφίκετ' εἰς ἐ. Id. Lys. 787; ἕρπει εἰς τὰς ἐρημίας to solitary places, Arist. HA 610b24, etc.

II as a state or condition, solitude, loneliness, ἐρημίαν ἄγειν, to keep alone, E. Med. 50; μονάδ' ἔχουσ' ἐ. Id. Ba. 609 (troch.); ἐρημίας τυχών Id. El. 510; ἐν ἐρημίᾳ ἐλοιδοροῦντο Antipho 2.1.4;

1. of persons, isolation, destitution, S. OC 957, Lys. 18.25; πολλὴν ἡμῶν ἐ. καταγνόντες Isaiah 1:2; δι' ἐρημίαν from being left alone, Th. 1.71, cf. 3.67; ἐρημίας ἐπειλημμένοι D. 3.27; εὑρετικὸν εἶναί φασι τὴν ἐ. Men. 39. of places, desolation, ἐρημίᾳ δοῦναί τι E. Tr. 97; ἐρημία..πόλιν ὅταν λάβῃ ib. 26; ἀτριβὴς ὑπ' ἐρημίας Th. 4.8.

2. c. gen., want of, absence, φίλων X. Mem. 2.2.14; ἀρσένων, βροτῶν, ἀνδρῶν, E. Hec. 1017, Ba. 875 (lyr., pl.), Th. 6.102; λύχνων Ar. Av. 1484 (lyr.), etc.; δι' ἐρημίας πολεμίων πορευόμενος without finding any enemy, X. HG 3.4.21; τὴν ἐ. τῶν κωλυσόντων ὁρῶν seeing that there would be none to hinder him, D. 4.49; ἐ. σώματος, = κενόν, Zeno Stoic. 1.26; even ἐ. κακῶν freedom from evil, E. HF 1157.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐρημία, ἐρημίας, (ἔρημος), a solitude, an uninhabited region, a waste: Matthew 15:33; Mark 8:4; Hebrews 11:38; opposed to πόλις, 2 Corinthians 11:26, as in Josephus, Antiquities 2, 3, 1.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐρημία , -ας ,

(<ἔρημος ),

[in LXX: Isaiah 60:20, Ezekiel 35:4 (H2717, H2723), Ezekiel 35:9 (H8077), Wisdom of Solomon 17:17, Sirach 47:17, Baruch 4:33, 4 Maccabees 18:8*;]

a solitude, wilderness: Matthew 15:33, Mark 8:4, 2 Corinthians 11:26, Hebrews 11:38.†


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. 888.15 (A.D. 160) ἐν ἐκτελ [ . . ] . με ̣ν ̣ῃ τ ̣α ̣ξ ̣ε ̣ι ̣ αἰρημίᾳ (l. ἐρ —), P Thead 16.17 (after A.D. 307) περὶ τῆς ἐρη [μί ]ας τῆς κώμης, and the schoolboy’s exercise containing the tale of a parricide who, to escape justice, fled into the desert, P Grenf II. 84.4 (v/vi A.D.) υἱὸς τὸν εἴδιον πατέραν φωνεύσας καὶ τοὺς νομοὺς φοβηθεὶς ἔφυγεν εἰς ἐρημίαν. The word is MGr.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
ερημια ερημία ἐρημίᾳ ερημιαις ερημίαις ἐρημίαις ερημίαν ερημιας ερημίας ἐρημίας ερημικοίς ερημικώ ερημίτη eremia erēmia eremíāi erēmíāi eremiais eremíais erēmiais erēmíais eremias eremías erēmias erēmías
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