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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3017 - Λευΐ

Transliteration
Leuḯ
Phonetics
lyoo-ee'  
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin (03878)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
4:234,529
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
Levi = "joined"
  1. the third son of the patriarch Jacob by his wife Leah, the founder of the tribe of Israelites which bears his name
  2. the son of Melchi, one of Christ's ancestors
  3. the son of Simeon, an ancestor of Christ
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3878 ‑ לֵוִי (lay‑vee');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (8) HCS (7)
Luke 2
Hebrews 2
Revelation 1
Mark 1
Luke 4
Hebrews 2
Revelation 1
Mark 1
Luke 3
Hebrews 2
Revelation 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-PRI 5
N-PRI 4
N-PRI 5
NA WH
N-GSM 4
N-NSM 1
N-PRI 5


Thayer's Expanded Definition

Λευί and Λευίς (T Tr (yet see below) WH Λευεις (but Lachmann Λευίς; see εἰ, )), genitive Λευί (T Tr WH Λευει), accusative Λευίν (T WH Λεύειν, so Tr except in Mark 2:14) (Buttmann, 21 (19); Winer's Grammar, § 10, 1), (Hebrew לֵוִי a joining, from לָוָה, cf. Genesis 29:34), Levi;

1. the third son of the patriarch Jacob by his wife Leah, the founder of the tribe of Israelites which bears his name: Hebrews 7:5, 9; (Revelation 7:7).

2. the son of Melchi, one of Christ's ancestors: Luke 3:24.

3. the son of Simeon, also an ancestor of Christ: Luke 3:29.

4. the son of Alphaeus, a collector of customs ((A. V. publican)): Mark 2:14 (here WH (rejected) marginal reading Ἰάκωβον (see their note at the passage, cf. Weiss in Meyer on Matthew 7te Aufl., p. 2)); Luke 5:27, 29; according to common opinion he is the same as Matthew the apostle (Matthew 9:9); but cf. Grimm in the Theol. Studien und Kritiken for 1870. p. 727ff; (their identity is denied also by Nicholson on Matthew 9:9; yet see Patritius, De Evangeliis, 1., the passage cited i. quaest. 1; Venables in Alex.'s Kitto, under the word Matthew; Meyer, Commentary on Matthew, Introductory § 1).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Λευεί (indecl.) and Λευείς (Rec. -υΐ , -υΐς ), gen. Λευεί , acc -είν , (Heb. H3878),

Levi;

1. the son of Jacob: Hebrews 7:5; Hebrews 7:9, Revelation 7:7.

2. Son of Melchi: Luke 3:24.

3. Son of Simeon: Luke 3:29.

4. Son of Alphæus (cf. Μαθθαῖος ): Mark 2:14 (WH, mg., Ἰάκωβον ), Luke 5:27; Luke 5:29.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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