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Entry for Strong's #2884 - κόρος

Transliteration
kóros
Phonetics
kor'-os  
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin (03734)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a corus or cor, the largest Hebrew dry measure (i.e, for wheat, meal etc.) about 10 to 11 bushels (350 to 400 l)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2563 ‑ חֹמֶר (kho'‑mer);  3734 ‑ כֹּר (kore);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Luke 1
Luke 1
Luke 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-APM 1
N-APM 1
N-APM 1
NA WH
N-APM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κόρος

(A), ,

1. satiety, surfeit, αἶψά τε φυλόπιδος πέλεται κ. ἀνθρώποισιν Il. 19.221; αἰψηρὸς δὲ κ. κρυεροῖο γόοιο Od. 4.103; πάντων μὲν κ. ἐστί, καὶ ὕπνου καὶ φιλότητος Il. 13.636; ἀπὸ κ. ἀμβλύνει αἰανὴς ἐλπίδας Pi. P. 1.82; κόρον ἔχει μέλι Id. N. 7.52; κ. ἔχειν δακρύων, κακῶν, E. Alc. 185, Ph. 1750 (lyr.); also κόρον ἡ τούτων συνουσία ἔχει Pl. Phdr. 240c; ἐς κ. ἰέναι τινός Philox. 2.38; ἄχρι κόρου D. 19.187; ἐς κόρον Luc. Merc.Cond. 26, Gal. 15.500, Vict.Att. 8; πρὸς ἡδονήν τε καὶ κ. gormandizing, Hp. VM 14: in mystical sense, opp. χρησμοσύνη, Heraclit. 65.

2. the consequence of satiety, insolence, Pi. O. 2.95, I. 3.2; πρὸς κόρον insolently, A. Ag. 382 (lyr.): freq. as cause or consequence of ὕβρις, τίκτει τοι κόρος ὕβριν, ὅταν κακῷ ὄλβος ἕπηται ἀνθρώπῳ Thgn. 153, cf. So 8; ὕβριν κόρου ματέρα Pi. O. 13.10; κόρον, ὕβριος υἱόν Bacis ap. Hdt. 8.77. (Cf. κορέννυμι.)

κόρος

(B), , Ion. κοῦρος, as always in Hom., Pi., and lyr. passages of Trag. (exc. E. Alc. 904), sts. in late Gr., REt.Gr. 42.247 (Varna); Dor. κῶρος Theoc. 15.120:

I

1. boy, lad (even before birth, ὃν.. γαστέρι μήτηρ κοῦρον ἐόντα φέροι Il. 6.59, cf. Call. Del. 212), κοῦρος πρῶτον ὑπηνήτης Il. 24.347; πρωθῆβαι Od. 8.262; τότε κοῦρος ἔα, νῦν αὖτέ με γῆρας ὀπάζει Il. 4.321; σὺν κόροις τε καὶ κόραις A. Fr. 43: in mock Trag., Οἰδίπου.. παῖδε, διπτύχω κόρω Ar. Fr. 558: rarein Prose, Pl. Lg. 772a; male infant, ἔτεκε κόρον Conon 33.3, cf. IG 42(1).121.5 (Epid., iv B. C.); in Il. of warriors, 9.86, 12.196, al.; κοῦροι Βοιωτῶν, Ἀθηναίων, Ἀχαιῶν, 2.510, 551, 562; λεκτοὶ Ἀθηναίων κ. E. Supp. 356; also, of servants waiting at sacrifices and feasts, Il. 1.470, al.; at Sparta, κόροι, = ἱππεῖς, Archyt. ap. Stob. 4.1.138.

2. with gen. of pr. n., son, Od. 19.523, etc.; Θησέως κ. S. Ph. 562, cf. Tr. 644 (lyr.); τῶν ὀλωλότων κόροι E. Supp. 107; Κεκροπιδῶν κόροι, periphr. like παῖδες, Eub. 10.6.

3. puppet, doll, used in Magic, S. Fr. 536.

II shoot, sprout, of a tree, κόρους πλεκτοὺς.. μυρρίνης Lysipp. 9, cf. Hp. ap. Gal. 19.113, EM 276.28, Hsch.; cf. κοῦρος (B).

III for Comp. v. κουρότερος. (Acc. to Eust. 582.20, al., from κείρω, of one who has cut his hair short on emerging from boyhood: but κόρ(ϝ) ος (masc. of κόρη) perh. cogn. with Lat. Ceres, Cerus, cresco.)

κόρος

(C), , besom, Hsch.

κόρος

(D), , Hebr. kor,

a dry measure containing, acc. to J. AJ 15.9.2, 10 Att. medimni (about 120 gallons), LXX Numbers 11:32, al., Luke 16:7, cf. Eupolem. ap. Alex. Polyh. 18.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κόρος, κόρου, (Hebrew כֹּר), a corus or cor (cf. Ezekiel 45:14), the largest Hebrew dry measure (i. e. for wheat, meal, etc.); according to Josephus (Antiquities 15, 9, 2) equal to ten Attic medimni (but cf. B. D. under the word under the end; F. R. Condor in the Bible Educator, 3:10f): Luke 16:7 (A. V. measure). (the Sept. (Leviticus 27:16; Numbers 11:32); 1 Kings 4:22; 1 Kings 5:11; 2 Chronicles 2:10; (2 Chronicles 27:5).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κόρος , -ου ,

(Heb. H3734),

[in LXX: Leviticus 27:16, Numbers 11:32, Ezekiel 45:13 (H2563); more freq., 2 Chronicles 27:5, al.(H3734);]

a cor, a Hebrew measure (AV, RV, measure): Luke 16:7.†


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

This Hellenized Semitic word denoting a measure, cor or homer = 10 ephahs, is fairly common in the LXX, but in the NT is confined to Luke 16:7. See Lewy Fremdwörter, p. 116.

 

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