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Entry for Strong's #3028 - λῆμψις

Transliteration
lēmpsis
Phonetics
lape'-sis  
Word Origin
from (2983)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a receiving
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS ( 0 ) HCS (1)
Philippians 1
Matthew 4
Mark 3
Luke 4
John 3
2 Corinthians 1
Philippians 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-GSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-GSF 1
NA WH
N-GSF 1
N-GSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

λῆψις, εως, ἡ (later λῆμψις POxy. 1088.45 (i A.D.), etc.),

I

1. taking hold, seizing, catching, ῥύγχος.. πρὸς τὰς λ. τῶν ζῳδαρίων Arist. PA 662b9; αἱ καμπαὶ τῶν δακτύλων καλῶς ἔχουσι πρὸς τὰς λ. καὶ πιέσεις ib. 687b10; ἀπορώτερος ἡ λ. the seizure of them will be more difficult, Th. 5.110; ἡ λ. τῆς πόλεως the seizure of it, Id. 4.114, cf. 7.25.

2. accepting, receiving, ἥδιστον ὅτῳ πάρεστι λ. ὧν ἐρᾷ καθ' ἡμέραν S. Fr. 356; ἡ τοῦ μισθοῦ λ. Pl. R. 346d; opp. ἀπόδοσις, ib. 332b; opp. ἀποβολαί (loss), Arist. Rh. 1362a35 (pl.): in pl., receipts, Pl. R. 343d, Alc. 1.123a, Arist. EN 1122a13, al. taking of medicine, προλούσας πρὸ τῆς λ. POxy. l.c.

II attack of fever or sickness, seizure, ἀπὸ τῆς πρώτης λ. Hp. Epid. 1.6, cf. Morb. 1.18, Arist. Pr. 866a26.

III

1. in Logic, assumption (cf. λῆμμα 11), Id. APr. 24a23, 24b11.

2. τῇ ἡμετέρᾳ λ. from our point of view, Ascl. Tact. 7.8. choice of matter, in a poem, etc., Longin. 10.3; cf. λῆμμα 111. choice of pitch, in Music, Ocell. 4.8, Aristid.Quint. 1.11 bIsa Geom., τὴν τοῦ κέντρου τοῦ ἐκκέντρου λ. the determination of the centre of the eccentric circle, Procl. Hyp. 5.56.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

λῆψις (L T Tr WH λῆμψις, see Mu), λήψεως, (λαμβάνω, λήψομαι) (from Sophocles and Thucydides down), a receiving: Philippians 4:15, on which passage see δόσις, 1.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

λῆμψις

(Rec. λῆψις , so in cl.), -εως ,

(< λαμβάνω ),

[in LXX (λῆψ -): Proverbs 15:29; λ . δώρων , Proverbs 15:27 (H4979); λ . καὶ δόσις , Sirach 41:19; Sirach 42:7*;]

receiving: δόσις καὶ λ ., Philippians 4:15.†

λῆψις , see λῆμψις .


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

To what is said regarding this word s.v. δόσις (ad fin.) add such exx. of its use as P Tebt I. 238 (B.C. 116–5) τῆ (ς) λή (ψεως) (πυροῦ), and P Oxy I. 71i. 18 (A.D. 303) μετ᾽ ἐνεχύρων λήμψεως κατὰ τὰ ἔνγραφα αὐτοῦ γραμμάτια, ";by seizure of the securities provided in his written bonds"; (Edd.).

 

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.
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λημψεως λήμψεως λήψεις λήψεως λήψις lempseos lēmpseōs lḗmpseos lḗmpseōs
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