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Entry for Strong's #3814 - παιδίσκη

Transliteration
paidískē
Phonetics
pahee-dis'-kay  
Word Origin
from diminutive of (3816)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a young girl, damsel
  2. a maid-servant, a young female slave
    1. a maid servant who has charge of the door
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 519 ‑ אָמָה (aw‑maw');  3207 ‑ יַלְדָּה (yal‑daw');  5291 ‑ נַעֲרָה (nah‑ar‑aw');  8198 ‑ שִׁפְחָה (shif‑khaw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (13) NAS (14) HCS (13)
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 2
Galatians 4
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 2
Galatians 4
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 2
Galatians 5
BYZ TIS TR
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-GPF 1
N-GSF 4
N-NSF 5
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-GPF 1
N-GSF 4
N-NSF 5
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-GPF 1
N-GSF 4
N-NSF 5
NA WH
N-ASF 2
N-GPF 1
N-GSF 4
N-NSF 5
N-APF 1
N-ASF 2
N-GPF 1
N-GSF 4
N-NSF 5


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

παιδίσκ-η, ἡ, Dim. of παῖς (),

I young girl, maiden, X. An. 4.3.11, Anaxil. 22.26, Men. 102, etc.; π. νέα, of a wife, Plu. Cic. 41.

II

1. young female slave, bondmaid, Lys. 1.12, 13.67, PCair.Zen. 142 (iii B. C.), Galatians 4:22 : generally, maidservant, Mark 14:66; τοὺς παῖδας καὶ τὰς π. Luke 12:45.

2. prostitute, Hdt. 1.93, Is 6.19, Plu. Per. 24, Cat. Ma. 24, etc.; αἱ δημόσιαι π. Ath. 10.437e.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παιδίσκη, παιδίσκης, (feminine of παιδίσκος, a young boy or slave; a diminutive of παῖς, see νεανίσκος);

1. a young girl, damsel (Xenophon, Menander, Polybius, Plutarch, Lucian; the Sept. Ruth 4:12).

2. a maid-servant, a young female slave; cf. German Mädchen (our maid) for a young female-servant (Herodotus 1, 93; Lysias, Demosthenes, others): Luke 12:45; Acts 16:16; opposed to ἐλευθέρα, Galatians 4:22f, 30f; specifically, of the maid-servant who had charge of the door: Matthew 26:69; Mark 14:66, 69; Luke 22:56; Acts 12:13; παιδίσκη θυρωρός, John 18:17; (also in the Sept. of a female slave, often for אָמָה, שִׁפְחָה). Cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 239. (Synonym: see παῖς, at the end.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

παιδίσκη , -ης , ,

dimin, of παῖς ,

[in LXX for H8198, H519, etc.;]

1. a young girl, a maiden (H5291, Ruth 4:12).

2. Colloq., a young female slave, a maid-servant (v. Kennedy, Sources, 40 f.; Deiss., LAE, 186, 332.2): Matthew 26:69, Mark 14:66; Mark 14:69, Luke 12:45; Luke 22:56, John 18:17, Acts 12:13; Acts 16:16; of Hagar, Galatians 4:22-23; Galatians 4:30 (LXX); id., metaph., Galatians 4:31.†

SYN.: see παῖς G3816.


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

";spend the winter"; (Acts 27:12; Acts 28:11, al.) : cf. OGIS 544.30 (ii/A.D.) ἀποδεξάμεν [όν ] τε στρατεύματα τὰ παραχειμάσα [ν ]τα ἐν τῇ πόλει.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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