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Entry for Strong's #3833 - πανοπλία

Word Origin
from a compound of (3956) and (3696)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. full armour, complete armour
    1. includes shield, sword, lance, helmet, greaves, and breastplate
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2488 ‑ חֲלִיצָה (khal‑ee‑tsaw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Luke 1
Ephesians 2
Luke 1
Ephesians 2
Luke 1
Ephesians 2

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. -ιη, ἡ,

suit of armour of a ὁπλίτης, i.e.

shield, helmet, breast plate, greaves, sword, and lance, IG 12.45.11 (prob.), Th. 3.114, Isoc. 16.29, SIG 421.39 (Thermae, iii B. C.), etc.; γυναῖκα σκευάσαντες πανοπλίῃ Hdt. 1.60; πανοπλίᾳ παντελεῖ κοσμηθεῖσα Pl. Lg. 796c; κοσμήσαντες π. Ἑλληνικῇ Hdt. 4.180; πανοπλίαν ἕστηκ' ἔχουσα Ar. Av. 830; π. ἔχων βαδίζεις Id. Pl. 951: in pl., π. ἐπάργυροι καὶ κατάχρυσοι Onos. 1.20: metaph., ἐνδύσασθε τὴν π. τοῦ θεοῦ Ephesians 6:11.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πανοπλία, πανοπλίας, (from πάνοπλος wholly armed, in full armor; and this from πᾶς and ὅπλον), full armor, complete armor (i. e. a shield, sword, lance, helmet, greaves, and breastplate, (cf. Polybius 6, 28, 2ff)): Luke 11:22; Θεοῦ, which God supplies (Winer's Grammar, 189 (178)), Ephesians 6:11, 13, where the spiritual helps needed for overcoming the temptations of the devil are so called. (Herodotus, Plato, Isocrates, Polybius, Josephus, the Sept.; tropically, of the various appliances at God's command for punishing, Wis. 5:18.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πανοπλία , -ας ,

(<πᾶς , ὅπλον ),

[in LXX: 2 Samuel 2:21 (H2488), Job 39:20, Judith 14:3, Wisdom of Solomon 5:17, Sirach 46:6; Sirach 46:1-2; 4Mac.6*;]

full armour: Luke 11:22; metaph. (cf. Wis, l.c.), τ . θεοῦ , Ephesians 6:11; Ephesians 6:13

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";maiden,"; ";virgin"; : cf. P Ryl II. 125.28 (A.D. 28–9) διὰ τῆς ἑατοῦ θυγατρὸς παρθένου, and P Lond 983.4 (iv/A.D.) (= III. p. 229), where a man complains of abusive language addressed τῇ ἡμετέρᾳ συμβίῳ καὶ τῇ παρθένῳ μου θυγατρί. In Kaibel 565.3 (not later than ii/A.D.) παρθένος is a child of five years of age. For the rare fern. form ἡ παρθένη (cf. MGr παρθένα), Hatzidakis (Einl. p. 24) cites a papyrus published in thz Journal des Savants, 1873, p. 100. In farm accounts, P Fay 102.30 (c. A.D. 105), payments are made for παρθέ (νων) λικνιζουσῶ (ν), ";girls winnowing."; For αἱ παρθένοι αἱ ἱεραί, see the citation from Michel 694 s.v. εἶτεν, and cf. W. M. Ramsay Ann. of Brit. School at Athens xviii. p. 58.

The masc. used of men who have not known women in Revelation 14:4 may be paralleled from CIG IV. 8784b

Σκεῦος θεουργὸν (cf. Acts 9:15) συλλαλείτω παρθένῳ

βλάβης σκέπεσθαι δεσπότην Κωνσταντῖνον :

cf. also Joseph and Asenath 3 ἐστὶν δὲ οὗτος ὁ Ἰωσὴφ ἀνὴρ θεοσεβὴς καὶ σώφρων καὶ παρθένος, ib. 6 ἄσπασον τὸν ἀδελφόν σου, διότι καὶ αὐτὸς παρθένος.

The adj. παρθεν (ε)ίος is found in the illiterate P Ryl II. 435.2 (ii/A.D.) παρήγκελκά συ (l. παρήγγελκά σοι) ἄλλα (for accentuation, Archiv vi. p. 379) ἅπαξ ὅτι ἆρε ̣ν (l. ἆρον) τὰ παρθένειά σου τέκνα, ";I have charged you more than once ‘Take away your children born of a maiden’ "; : cf. παρθενικός in P Lond 47.41 (ii/A.D.) (= I. p. 82) δάφνη παρθε [νι ]κή. See also P Par 57ii. 21 (B.C. 156) where for παρθένην Wilcken (UPZ i. p. 445) suggests παρθενικήν or παρθ ̣ένειον with ζώνην understood. For different forms of the word used as proper names see Preisigke Namenbuch.



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