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Entry for Strong's #3561 - νουμηνία

Word Origin
from of a compound of (3501) and (3376) (as noun by implication of (2250))
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. new moon
    1. of the Jewish festival of the new moon
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 259 ‑ אֶחָד (ekh‑awd');  2320 ‑ חֹדֶשׁ (kho'‑desh);  7218 ‑ רֹאשׁ (roshe);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS ( 0 ) HCS (1)
Colossians 1
Acts 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Colossians 2
1 Thessalonians 2
2 Thessalonians 1
Colossians 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

νουμην-ία, ἡ,

Att. contr. for νεομηνία (which occurs in Pi. N. 4.35, Hdt. 6.57 (pl.), PMag.Leid.W. 1.28,9.43 (pl.), Gal. 14.298):

also νευμηνία, SIG 1106.19 (Cos, iv/iii B.C.); νεμονηΐα, GDI 5015.28, al. (Crete); νομενία, PCair.Zen. 167.5 (iii B.C.):

new moon: the first of the month, Pi.l. c., Antipho Fr. 58 (pl.), Ar. Eq. 43, Ach. 999 (pl.), etc.; ν. κατὰ σελήνην

to denote the true or natural new moon, as opp. to the νουμηνία of the calendars, Th. 2.28; also ἡ κατὰ θεὸν ν. PMag.Par. 1.787, 2389; ν. τοῦ ἔτους, of the spring equinox, Ptol. Tetr. 91.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

νεομηνία, see νουμηνία.

STRONGS NT 3561: νουμηνία νουμηνία, and according to a rarer uncontracted form (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 148 (Lightfoot on Col. as below; WH's Appendix, p. 145)) νεομηνία (so L text Tr WH), νουμηνίας, (νέος, μήν a month), new moon (Vulg. neomenia; barbarous Latinnovilunium): of the Jewish festival of the new moon (BB. DD., under the phrase, New Moon), Colossians 2:16. (The Sept. chiefly for חֹדֶשׁ; also for חֹדֶשׁ אֶחָד, Exodus 40:2; and חֹדֶשׁ רֹאשׁ, Numbers 10:10; Numbers 28:11; see μήν, 2. Pindar, Aristophanes, Thucydides, Xenophon, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(Att.. contr., νουμ -, Rec.), -ας ,

(< νέος , μήν ),

[in LXX chiefly for H2320;]

new moon: of the Jewish festival, Colossians 2:16.†

νουμηνία , see νεομηνία .

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The sense unanimiter, and not merely ";together"; to which Hatch (Essays, p. 63 f.) would limit this word in the NT as in the Greek versions of the OT, is supported by P Tebt I. 40.6 (B.C. 117) (= Selections, p. 28) σαφέστερον μετειληφὼς τοὺς ἐκ τῆς κώμης ὁμοθυμαδὸν ἀντέχεσθαι τῆς σῆς σκέπης, ";having received certain information that the inhabitants of the village are with one accord claiming your protection"; (Edd.), cf. Syll 329 (=.3 742).13 (c.B.C. 85) ὁμοθυμαδὸν πάντων τῶν πολιτῶν ἐπιδεδωκότων ἑαυτοὺς εἰς τοὺ [ς π ]ερὶ τούτων ἀγῶνας, and ib. 732 (= .3 1104).28 (B.C. 37–6) ἡ σύνοδος ἀποδεξαμένη τὴν ἐκτένειαν καὶ φιλοτιμίαν αὐτοῦ ὁμοθυμαδὸν προεβάλετο τοὺς εἰσοίσοντας αὐτοῖς τὰς καθηκούσας τιμὰς Λεύκιον κτλ. : cf. Acts 15:25 ἔδοξεν ἡμῖν γενομένοις ὁμοθυμαδόν, —";the decree is not the manifesto of a cabal or faction, but a decree of the entire Church convened together"; (Hicks, CR i. p. 45). In P Par 63.93 (B.C. 164) (= P Petr III. p. 26) Mahaffy renders ὁμοθυμαδόν ";without exception."; Mayser (Gr. p. 459) points out that the use of the acc. neut. of adjectives to form adverbs is specially characteristic of the Κοινή.


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νεομηνία νεομηνίαις νεομηνιας νεομηνίας νουμηνία νουμηνίαις νουμηνίας νουμηνιών neomenias neomenías neomēnias neomēnías
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