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Entry for Strong's #3543 - νομίζω

Transliteration
nomízō
Phonetics
nom-id'-zo  
Word Origin
from (3551)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to hold by custom or usage, own as a custom or usage, to follow a custom or usage
    1. it is the custom, it is the received usage
  2. to deem, think, suppose
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (15) HCS (15)
Matthew 3
Luke 2
Acts 7
1 Corinthians 2
1 Timothy 1
Matthew 3
Luke 2
Acts 7
1 Corinthians 2
1 Timothy 1
Matthew 3
Luke 2
Acts 7
1 Corinthians 2
1 Timothy 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-2S 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAP-NPM 2
V-AAS-2P 2
V-IAI-3P 1
V-IAI-3S 1
V-IPI-3S 2
V-PAI-1S 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-GPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-AAI-2S 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAS-2P 2
V-IAI-1P 1
V-IAI-3P 1
V-IPI-3S 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-GPM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-AAI-2S 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAP-NPM 2
V-AAS-2P 2
V-IAI-3P 1
V-IAI-3S 1
V-IPI-3S 2
V-PAI-1S 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-GPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
NA WH
V-AAI-2S 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-AAS-2P 2
V-IAI-1P 1
V-IAI-3P 1
V-IAI-3S 1
V-IPI-3S 1
V-PAI-1S 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAN 1
V-PAP-GPM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

νομ-ίζω,

fut. νομιῶ Ar. Av. 571, Th. 4.87, etc.; Ion. 1 pl. νομιοῦμεν Hdt. 2.17; later νομίσω Longus 1.1 codd., Procop.Gaz. 12: aor. ἐνόμισα, poet. νόμισα Pi. I. 5(4).2: pf. νενόμικα Axionic. 6.8: Pass., fut. νομισθήσομαι Pl. Sph. 240e, etc.: fut. Med. νομιοῦμαι in pass. sense, Hp. Morb.Sacr. 1: aor. ἐνομίσθην (v. infr. 1.1, 2): pf. νενόμισμαι, 3 pl. νενομίδαται D.C. 51.23; Dor. inf. -ίχθαι Sthenid. ap. Stob. 4.7.63: plpf. 3 sg. ἐνενόμιστο Ar. Nu. 962: (νόμος):

I

1. use customarily, practise, ἓν τόδε ἴδιον νενομίκασι Hdt. 1.173; ν. γλῶσσαν to have a language in common use, ib. 142; φωνήν Id. 2.42; οὔτε ἀσπίδα οὔτε δόρυ Id. 5.97; πανήγυριν, πληγὴν ἐν τῇ ὁρτῇ, Id. 2.63; ταῦτα.. Ἕλληνες ἀπ' Αἰγυπτίων νενομίκασι have adopted these customs from the Egyptians, ib. 51, cf. 4.27; ἱπποτροφίας ἐν Πανελλάνων νόμῳ Pi. I. 2.38; ἀργυροστερῆ βίον A. Ch. 1003(989); ν. θειότατον νόμον Gorg. Fr. 6D.; ν. ἐκκλησίαν have a regular popular assembly, Arist. Pol. 1275b7; ἀγορᾶς κατασκευὴν ν. (cj. for ὀνομάζουσιν) ib. 1331a32; δραχμὰς ἇν Τροζάνιοι νομίζοντι IG 42(1).77.16 (Epid., ii B.C.): freq. in Pass., to be customary, οὔτω τοῦτο νομίσδεται Alc. Supp. 24; ὅπου τὸ χαίρειν μηδαμοῦ νομίζεται A. Eu. 423; σωφροσύνη 'νενόμιστο was the fashion, Ar. Nu. 962: impers., εἰκῇ νομίζεται Xenoph. 2.13; ὡς νομίζεται as is the custom, A. Eu. 32, E. Alc. 99 (lyr.), etc.; οἷάπερ ν. A. Ag. 1046; οἷα τοῖς κάτω νομίζεται S. El. 327, cf. 691; ᾗ νομίζεται Id. OC 1603: part. νομιζόμενος customary, γέρα τὰ ν. Th. 1.25; εὐχαὶ αἱ ν. Id. 6.32; εἰς τὸν ν. χρόνον IG 12.19.15; τὰ ν. customs, usages, Hdt. 1.35, 5.42, Ar. Pl. 1185; τὰ ν. μυστήρια Heraclit. 14; τὰ ἱερὰ τὰ ν. Antipho 5.82; συντελέσαι τὰ ν. τοῖς θεοῖς IG 12.22.4, cf. 54.16; τὰ τοῖς θεοῖς ν. X. Cyr. 4.5.14; freq. of funeral rites, τὰ ν. ποιεῖν Aeschin. 1.13, cf. Isoc. 19.33; ἐπειδὴ τὰ ν. αὐτῷ φέροιτο D. 18.243: also aor. part., τό τοι νομισθὲν τῆς ἀληθείας κρατεῖ S. Fr. 86; τὰ ν. E. Ba. 71 (lyr.): pf. part., τὰ νενομισμένα τοῖς κατοιχομένοις PRyl. 153.6 (ii A.D.), cf. SIG 1109.34 (ii A.D.).

2. of a legislator, enact, ἐνόμισεν ἑνὶ ἱματίῳ δι' ἔτους προσεθίζεσθαι X. Lac. 2.4, cf. 12.3, Cyr. 8.5.3: c.acc., Id. Lac. 1.7: Pass., D.C. 37.20; τὰ νομισθέντα ὑπὸ Μάρκου Id. 78.22; cf. νομιστέος 1.

3. c. dat., make common use of, use, φωνῇ Hdt. 4.117; ὑσί ib. 63; νομίζουσι Αἰγύπτιοι οὐδ' ἥρωσι οὐδέν, i.e. practise no such worship, Id. 2.50; ἀγῶσι καὶ θυσίαις Th. 2.38; εὐσεβείᾳ Id. 3.82; οὔτε τούτοις χρῆται οὔθ' οἷς ἡ ἄλλη Ἑλλὰς ν. Id. 1.77; esp. use as current coin, ἐν Βυζαντίοις, ὅπου σιδαρέοισι νομίσμασιν νομίζουσι Pl.Com. 96 (dub. l.); ἐν Λακεδαίμονι σιδηρῷ σταθμῷ νομίζουσι Pl. Erx. 400b: hence in Pass., to be struck, ἀργύριον νενομισμένον ἐς Τιβέριον, i.e. with the head of Tiberius, Philostr. VA 1.15.

4. c. inf., to be accustomed to do, νομίζουσι Διὶ θυσίας ἔρδειν Hdt. 1.131, cf. 133, 202, 3.15, etc.: Pass., νενόμισται τὰ σχέτλια ἔργα Λήμνια καλέεσθαι Id. 6.138; γυμνοὺς εἰσιέναι νομίζεται it is customary for them.., Ar. Nu. 498, cf. 1420, Th. 2.15, X. HG 2.4.36.

II

1. own, acknowledge, consider as, ὡς δούλους ν. τινάς Hdt. 2.1; τὸν προέχοντα ἔτεσι ν. ὡς πατέρα Pl. Lg. 879c: ὡς is freq. omitted, ὄμμα γὰρ δόμων νομίζω δεσπότου παρουσίαν A. Pers. 169; τοὺς κακοὺς χρηστοὺς ν. S. OT 610, cf. Ant. 183, El. 1317; τοὺς αὐτοὺς φίλους νομιῶ καὶ ἐχθρούς IG 12.71.20; νομίσαι χρὴ ταῦτα μυστήρια Ar. Nu. 143; θεὸν ν. τινά believe in one as a god, σὺ Ἔρωτα οὐ θεὸν νομίζεις Pl. Smp. 202d; θεὰν οὐ τὴν Ἀναίδειαν, ἀλλὰ τὴν Αἰδῶ ν. X. Smp. 8.35; ν. τούτους [θεούς] believe in these [as gods], Hdt. 4.59; οὓς ἡ πόλις ν. θεοὺς οὐ νομίζων X. Mem. 1.1.1, Revelation 10:1-11, Pl. Ap. 24b; τοὺς ἀρχαίους οὐ ν. Id. Euthphr. 3b; but ν. θεοὺς εἶναι believe that there are gods, Id. Ap. 26c, Lg. 886a (cf. infr. 4): without εἶναι, δίκην καὶ θεοὺς μόνον ν. [ἄνθρωπος ] Id. Mx. 237d; τὸ παράπαν θεοὺς οὐδαμῶς ν. to be an atheist, Id. Lg. 885c, cf. 908c, Revelation 18:1-24 c, Prt. 322a; θεοὺς ν. οὐδαμοῦ A. Pers. 497: Pass., to be deemed, reputed, considered, οἷς τὸ πέλειν τε καὶ οὐκ εἶναι ταὐτὸν νενόμισται Parm. 6.8; Ἕλληνες ἤρξαντο νομισθῆναι Hdt. 2.51; οἱ νομιζόμενοι μὲν υἱεῖς, μὴ ὄντες δέ.. D. 40.47; -ομένη (v.l. ὀνομαζ-) πολιτεία Arist. Pol. 1293b22.

2. esteem, hold in honour, χρυσὸν.. περιώσιον ἄλλων Pi. I. 5(4).2; οὔτε θεοὺς οὔτε ἀνθρώπους ν. Lys. 12.9: Pass., to be esteemed, Pl. Grg. 466b.

3. c. acc. rei, hold, believe, ταὐτὰ περί τινος Id. Phdr. 258c, etc.; ἐποίει ἄλλα παρ' ἃ ἐνόμισεν Id. Min. 320b; ἀκοῇ ν., opp. πείρᾳ αἰσθάνεσθαι, Th. 4.81.

4. c. acc. et inf., deem, hold, believe that.., πότερα νομίζεις δυστυχεῖν ἐμέ; S. OC 800, cf. OT 549, X. HG 3.4.11; θεὸν νομίζουσι εἶναι τὸ πῦρ Hdt. 3.16: c. fut. inf., expect that.., S. OT 551: aor. inf. is sts. found in codd. referring to fut., ἐνόμισαν ἐπιθέμενοι ῥᾳδίως κρατῆσαι Th. 2.3 (κρατήσειν in same phrase, Aen.Tact. 2.3), cf. Th. 3.24, Lys. 13.6; in S. Aj. 1082 the aor. inf. may be gnomic.

5. c. part., νομίσωμεν ἐκγενησόμενον Th. 7.68; νόμιζε.. ἄνδρα ἀγαθὸν ἀποκτείνων X. An. 6.6.24; νόμιζε ταῦτα δεδογμένα Pl. R. 450a, cf. D. 14.9 (s.v.l.).

6. with ὡς, Th. 3.88.

7. Pass., with gen. of the person in possession, τοῦ θεῶν νομίζεται; whose sanctuary is it held to be? S. OC 38; οὐ τοῦ κρατοῦντος ἡ πόλις ν.; Id. Ant. 738.

8. abs., νομίζοντα λέγειν to speak with full belief, Pl. Phdr. 257d (nisi leg. ὀνειδίζοντα).

9. frequent, μυχὸν ν. A. Ch. 801 (lyr., dub. l.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

νομίζω; imperfect ἐνόμιζον; 1 aorist ἐνομισα; imperfect passive ἐνομιζομην; (νόμος); as in Greek authors from Aeschylus and Herodotus down;

1. to hold by custom or usage, own as a custom or usage; to follow custom or usage; passive νομίζεται it is the custom, it is the received usage: οὗ ἐνομίζετο προσευχή εἶναι, where according to custom was a place of prayer, Acts 16:13 (but L T Tr WH read οὗ ἐνομίζομεν προσευχήν εἶναι, where we supposed there was, etc.; cf. 2 below), (2 Macc. 14:4).

2. to deem, think, suppose: followed by an infinitive, Acts 8:20; 1 Corinthians 7:36; followed by an accusative with an infinitive, Luke 2:44; Acts 7:25; Acts 14:19; Acts 16:(18 (see 1 above)), Acts 16:27; Acts 17:29; 1 Corinthians 7:26; 1 Timothy 6:5; followed by ὅτι, Matthew 5:17; Matthew 10:34 (Winer's Grammar, § 56, 1 b.); Matthew 20:10; Acts 21:29; ὡς ἐνομίζετο, as was accustomed to be supposed, Luke 3:23. (Synonym: see ἡγέομαι, at the end.)

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** νομίζω

(< νόμος ),

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 13:2; Wisdom of Solomon 17:3, Sirach 29:4; , 4Ma_8:1-29*;]

1. to practise, hold by custom: Acts 16:13 (Rec., but v. infr.).

2. to deem, consider, suppose: Matthew 5:17; Matthew 10:34; Matthew 20:10, Luke 2:44; Luke 3:23, Acts 7:25; Acts 8:20; Acts 14:19; Acts 16:13; Acts 16:27; Acts 17:29; Acts 21:29, 1 Corinthians 7:26; 1 Corinthians 7:36, 1 Timothy 6:5.†

SYN.: ἡγέομαι G2233, q.v.


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For this verb = ";make light of,"; as in Hebrews 12:5 (from Proverbs 3:11), cf. PSI VI. 502.80 (B.C. 257–6) καλῶς ἂν οὖν ποιήσαις μηδεμίαν ἡμῶν καταγινώσκων ὀλιγωρίαν οὐ γὰρ ἔστιν σοι ὑπηρετοῦντα ὀλιγωρεῖν, P Tebt I. 27.43 (B.C. 113) (= Chrest. I. p. 389) διαλαβὼν μηδεμιᾶς τεύξεσθαι συνγνώμης ὀλιγωρηθέντος τινός, ";believing that you will receive no pardon for any neglect";(Edd.), BGU IV. 1095.8 (A.D. 57) μὴ οὖν ὀλ ]ιγωρ [ήσῃς ] περὶ μηδενός, ib. 1097.15 (time of Claudius or Nero) οὐ co (= οὐχ) ὀλιγωρῶ, ἀλλὰ εὐψυχ ̣ο ̣ῦσα πα [ρα ]μένω, P Oxy VII. 1065.6 (iii/A.D.) (= Chrest. I. p. 149) ἐὰν δὲ ὀλιγωρήσῃς, ὥσπερ [ο ]ἱ θεοὶ οὐκ ἐφίσαντό μ [ο ]υ, οὕτως κἀγὼ θεῶ [ν ] οὐ φί [σ ]ομαι, ";if you neglect this, as the gods have not spared me so will I not spare the gods"; (Ed.), P Lips I. 110.15 (iii/iv A.D.) ὀλιγωρῶ τὰ περί σου μὴ κομισάμενός σου γράμματα, and from the inscrr. Syll 652 (=.8885).24 (c. A.D. 220) ὅπως μηδέποτε τοῦτο ἐκλε [ιφθείη μη ]δὲ ὀλιγωρηθείη ποτὲ τὰ τῆς εὐσεβείας [τῆς πρὸς τὼ θε ]. See also P Sa‘íd Khan 1.35 (B.C. 88) ( =JHS xxxv. (1915 ) p. 28) ἐὰν [δὲ κ ]αὶ ὁ Γαθάκης ὀλιγωρήσῃ τὴν [ἄμπε ]λον καὶ μὴ ποιήσῃ αὐτὴ ̣ [ν ] ε ̣̀παφον, ἀποτειννυέτω τὸ α [ὐτὸ ἐπί ]τειμον, ";but if Gathaces too neglect the vineyard and fail to keep it in good order, let him pay the same fine."; For the adv. see P Magd 6.10 (B.C. 221) Ἡρόδ ]οτος δέ, ὀλιώρως (for form cf. Mayser Gr. p. 163, Meisterhans Gr. p. 75) χρησάμενος, παρείλκυσέ με ἕως τοῦ νῦν, ";mais Hérodotos, me traitant avec mépris, m’a traîné en longueur jusqu’aujourd’hui";(Ed.). Coming. from ὤρα, ";care,"; the word is the opposite of πολυωρέω.

 

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ενόμιζε ενομιζεν ἐνόμιζεν ενομιζετο ενομίζετο ἐνομίζετο ενομιζομεν ἐνομίζομεν ενομιζον ενόμιζον ἐνόμιζον ενομισαν ενόμισαν ἐνόμισαν ενομισας ενόμισας ἐνόμισας νομιζει νομίζει νομιζειν νομίζειν νομιζοντες νομίζοντες νομιζοντων νομιζόντων Νομιζω Νομίζω νομιζων νομίζων νομισαντες νομίσαντες νομισητε νομίσητε enomisan enómisan enomisas enómisas enomizen enómizen enomizeto enomízeto enomizomen enomízomen enomizon enómizon nomisantes nomísantes nomisete nomisēte nomísete nomísēte nomizei nomízei nomizein nomízein Nomizo Nomizō Nomízo Nomízō nomizon nomizōn nomízon nomízōn nomizontes nomízontes nomizonton nomizontōn nomizónton nomizóntōn
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