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Entry for Strong's #262 - ἀμαράντινος

Transliteration
amarántinos
Phonetics
am-ar-an'-tee-nos  
Word Origin
from (263)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. composed of amaranth
    1. a flower so called because it never withers or fades, and when plucked off revives if moistened with water
    2. a symbol of perpetuity and immortality
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
1 Peter 1
1 Peter 1
1 Peter 1
BYZ TIS TR
A-ASM 1
A-ASM 1
A-ASM 1
NA WH
A-ASM 1
A-ASM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀμᾰράντινος, η, ον,

1. of amaranth, i. e. unfading, στέφανος Philostr. Her. 19.14.

2. unfading, imperishable, στέφανος [*] 1 Peter 5:4.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀμαράντινος, (from ἀμάραντος, as ῥόδινος made of roses, from ῤόδον, a rose; cf. ἀκάνθινος), composed of amaranth (a flower, so called because it never withers or fades, and when plucked off revives if moistened with water; hence, it is a symbol of perpetuity and immortality (see Paradise Lost iii., 353ff); Pliny, h. n. 21 (15), 23 (others 47)): στέφανος, 1 Peter 5:4. (Found besides only in Philostr. her. 19, p. 741; (and (conjecturally) in Boeckh, Corp. Inscriptions 155, 39, circa ).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† ἀμαράντινος , -ον

(< ἀμάραντος ),

of amaranth (Inscr.); hence unfading: 1 Peter 5:4.†


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
αμαραντινον αμαράντινον ἀμαράντινον amarantinon amarántinon
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Friday, October 18th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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