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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3507 - νεφέλη

Transliteration
nephélē
Phonetics
nef-el'-ay  
Word Origin
from (3509)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
4:902,628
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a cloud
    1. used of the cloud which led the Israelites in the wilderness
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1 ‑ אָב (awb);  343 ‑ אֵיד (ade);  3990 ‑ מַאֲפֵל (mah‑af‑ale');  5387 ‑ נָשִׁא (naw‑see', naw‑see');  5688 ‑ עֲבֹתָה (ab‑oth', ab‑oth', ab‑oth‑aw');  6051 ‑ עָנָן (aw‑nawn');  7834 ‑ שַׁחַק (shakh'‑ak);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (26) NAS (25) HCS (26)
Matthew 3
Mark 3
Luke 4
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 2
1 Thessalonians 1
2 Peter 1
Jude 1
Revelation 6
Matthew 3
Mark 3
Luke 4
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 2
1 Thessalonians 1
Jude 1
Revelation 6
Matthew 4
Mark 4
Luke 5
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 2
1 Thessalonians 1
2 Peter 1
Jude 1
Revelation 7
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 6
N-DPF 2
N-DSF 3
N-GPF 4
N-GSF 4
N-NPF 2
N-NSF 5
N-ASF 5
N-DPF 2
N-DSF 3
N-GPF 4
N-GSF 5
N-NPF 1
N-NSF 5
N-ASF 6
N-DPF 2
N-DSF 3
N-GPF 4
N-GSF 4
N-NPF 2
N-NSF 5
NA WH
N-ASF 5
N-DPF 2
N-DSF 3
N-GPF 4
N-GSF 5
N-NPF 2
N-NSF 5
N-ASF 6
N-DPF 2
N-DSF 3
N-GPF 4
N-GSF 5
N-NPF 1
N-NSF 5


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

νεφέλη, ἡ, (νέφος)

I

1. cloud, mass of clouds (distd. from ὁμίχλη, mist or fog, Arist. Mete. 346b33), Il. 15.20, Hes. Th. 745, etc.; ν. κυανέη, πορφυρέη, Od. 12.75, Il. 17.551; ἐριβρόμου νεφέλας στρατός Pi. P. 6.11; νεφέλαι πόκοις ἐρίων ὁμοῖαι Thphr. Sign. 13. Mostly poet., but found in X. An. 1.8.8, Arist., Thphr. ll. cc., and in late Prose, Plu. 2.777e, Philostr. 24.

2. metaph., νεφέλη δέ μιν ἀμφεκάλυψε κυανέη, of death, Il. 20.417; τὸν δ' ἄχεος νεφέλη ἐκάλυψε μέλαινα a cloud of sorrow, 17.591, cf. S. Ant. 528 (anap.); πολέμου ν. Simon. 89; φόνου ν. Pi. N. 9.38, cf. I. 7(6).27; Κενταύρου φονίᾳ νεφέλᾳ, i.e. with his blood, S. Tr. 831 (lyr.); κελαινῶπις ν., of sleep, Pi. P. 1.7.

II

1. of clouds in urine, Hp. Prog. 12, Gal. 6.252.

2. = cross νεφέλιον 11.2, Hp. Prorrh. 2.20.

3. cloud on a mirror, Arist. Insomn. 459b30.

III fine bird-net, in pl., Ar. Av. 194, 528 (anap.), Call. Aet. 3.1.37, Gal. UP 1.2, Ath. 1.25d: in sg., Revelation 6:11 (Satyr.), 109 (Antip.), 185 (Zos.). Alchem., sublimate, Ps.-Democr. Alch. p.50 B.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

νεφέλη, νεφέλης, (νέφος) (from Homer down), the Sept. especially for עָנָן, but also for עָב and שַׁחַק; a cloud: (νεφέλη φωτεινή, Matthew 17:5); Matthew 24:30; Matthew 26:64; Mark 9:7; Mark 13:26; Mark 14:62; Luke 9:34; Luke 12:54; Luke 21:27; Acts 1:9; 1 Thessalonians 4:17; 2 Peter 2:17 (Rec.); Jude 1:12; Revelation 1:7; Revelation 10:1; Revelation 11:12; Revelation 14:14ff; of that cloud in which Jehovah is said (Exodus 13:21f, etc.) to have gone before the Israelites on their march through the wilderness, and which Paul represents as spread over them (ὑπό τῇ νεφέλην ἦσαν, cf. Psalm 104:39 (); Wis. 10:17): 1 Corinthians 10:1f. (Synonym: see νέφος.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

νεφέλη , -ης ,

(< νέφος ),

[in LXX chiefly for H6051, also for H5645, etc.;]

a cloud (single and specific as opp. to νεφος , a great indefinite mass of vapour): Matthew 17:5; Matthew 24:30; Matthew 26:64, Mark 9:7; Mark 13:26; Mark 14:62, Luke 9:34-35; Luke 12:54; Luke 21:37, Acts 1:9, 1 Thessalonians 4:17, Judges 1:12, Revelation 1:7; Revelation 10:1; Revelation 11:12; Revelation 14:14-16; of the pillar of cloud in the wilderness (Exodus 14:19-20, Psalms 105:39, al.): 1 Corinthians 10:1-2.†


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

ὀθόνη does not occur in the LXX, and in the NT is confined to Acts 10:11; Acts 11:5 : on the possibility that we have here the reminiscence of a medical phrase see Hobart p. 218 f. See also Mart. Polyc. xv.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
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