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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2861 - κολυμβήθρα

Transliteration
kolymbḗthra
Phonetics
kol-oom-bay'-thrah  
Word Origin
from (2860)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a place for diving, a swimming hole, a reservoir or pool for bathing
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1295 ‑ בְּרֵכָה (ber‑ay‑kaw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (4) HCS (3)
John 5
John 4
John 3
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 2
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 1
N-NSF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 2
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 2
N-NSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κολυμβ-ήθρα, ἡ,

I place for diving, swimming-bath, Pl. R. 453d, D.S. 11.25; κ. μύρου Alex. 300.

II wine-vat, tun, D.S. 13.83.

III reservoir, cistern, LXX 4 Ki. 18.17. baptismal font, POxy. 147 (vi A.D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κολυμβήθρα, κολυμβήθρας, (κολυμβάω), a place for diving, a swimming-pool (A. V. simply pool): John 9:7, and Rec. in 11; a reservoir or pool used for bathing, John 5:2, 4 ((according to text of R L), 7). (Plato, rep. 5, p. 453 d.; Diodorus, Joseph, others; the Sept., 2 Kings 18:17; Nehemiah 2:14; Nahum 2:8.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κολυμβήθρα , -ας ,

(< κολνμβάω ),

[in LXX for H1295, 2 Kings 18:27, al.;]

a swimming pool, pool: John 5:2; John 5:4; John 5:7; John 9:7.†


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

For the later ecclesiastical usage of κ., ";font,"; see P Oxy I. 147.2 (A.D. 556), cited s.v. κῆπος sub fin.

 

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.
List of Word Forms
κολυμβηθρα κολυμβήθρα κολυμβήθρᾳ κολυμβηθραν κολυμβήθραν κολυμβήθρας kolumbethra kolumbēthra kolumbethran kolumbēthran kolymbethra kolymbēthra kolymbḗthra kolymbḗthrāi kolymbethran kolymbēthran kolymbḗthran
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the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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