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Strong's #4420 - πτέρυξ

Transliteration
ptéryx
Phonetics
pter'-oox
Origin
from a derivative of (G4072) (meaning a feather)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a wing: of birds
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3671 ‑ כָּנָף (kaw‑nawf');  5676 ‑ עֵבֶר (ay'‑ber);  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
Revelation
3
NAS (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
Revelation
3
HCS (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
Revelation
3
BSB (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
Revelation
3
ESV (4)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
Revelation
2
WEB (5)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
Revelation
3
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πτέρυξ ( πτερύξ Aristarch. ap. Hdn.Gr. 1.45 ), ῠγος, ἡ: Ep. dat. pl. πτερύγεσσι: ( πτερόν ): wing of a bird, Il. 2.316; mostly pl., ib. 462, Od. 2.149, Hes. Sc. 134, A. Ag. 52 (anap.), etc.; λευκὴ πτεροῖσι, πλὴν . . ἄκρων τῶν πτερύγων white in its plumage, save . . the tips of the wings, of the ibis, Hdt. 2.76; of Eros and Nike, Aristopho 11.8: metaph., κινοῦντα πτέρυγας ἤδη 'trying your wings ', Lib. Ep. 155.2 .

2. winged creature, bird, Revelation 6:12 ( Jul. ).

3. flight, augury, omen, ποίων (sc. ὀρνίχων ) οὐκ ἀγαθαὶ πτέρυγες Call. Lav.Pall. 124 .

II anything like a wing,

1 in pl.,= πτερύγια, fins of fish, Arist. HA 505b21, Mir. 835b10, Ael. NA 11.24; flippers of seals, Arist. PA 697b5; of dolphins and whales, Id. HA 537b3; of the tortoise, Nic. Al. 559 .

2. pl., feathery foliage, Thphr. HP 3.9.6 . = ἄσπληνος 1, Dsc. 3.134.

3. blade of the steering-paddle, IG 22.1607.74: hence, rudder, S. Fr. 1083; ἑξήρετμοι π ., of oars, Epigr.Gr. 337.2 ( Cyzicus ).

4. flap of a cuirass, X. An. 4.7.15 (v.l.), cf. Eq. 12.4, 6; of the Doric χιτών, Ar. Fr. 325, Men. Epit. 187, Com.Adesp. 17.1 D., Plu. Comp.Lyc.Numbers 3:1-51, Poll. 7.62 .

5. broad edge of a knife or hunting-spear, Plu. Alex. 16, Poll. 5.21; beak of the sword-fish (v.l. ῥύγχος ), Ael. NA 9.40 .

6. lobe of the lungs, Hp. Coac. 394 .

7. point of a building, Poll. 7.121 .

8. front frame of a torsion-engine, Hero Bel. 101.8 .

9. shoulder-blade, Philostr. Gym. 30 .

10. in pl., title of poem whose lines form a pattern like wings, AP 15.24 ( Simm. ).

11. pl., sails, Com.Adesp. 9 D., Lyr.Alex.Adesp. 20.9.

III anything that covers or protects like wings, π. πέπλων E. Ion 1143; κολπώδη πτέρυγ' Εὐβοίας, i.e. Aulis, Id. IA 120 (lyr.); νεοσσὸς ὡσεὶ πτέρυγας εἰσπίτνων ἐμάς Id. Tr. 751; of a mountain, Λιβάνου πτέρυγες Musae. 48 .

2. fence, wall, Lyc. 291. metaph., πτέρυγες γόων the wings, i.e. the flight or flow, of grief, S. El. 242 (lyr.); π. Πιερίδων Pi. I. 1.64 .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πτέρυξ , -υγος ,

(< πέτομαι ),

[in LXX chiefly for H3671;]

a wing: of birds, Matthew 23:37, Luke 13:34, Revelation 12:14; of creatures seen in a vision, Revelation 4:8; Revelation 9:9.†


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

";a resting as on the Sabbath,"; found only in Hebrews 4:9, where it may have been coined by the author : see Moffatt in ICC ad l., who also refers to its possible occurrence in Plutarch de superstit. 166 A (βαπτισμούς, Bentley). The verb occurs in Exodus 16:30 : cf. Fränkel Vorstudien, p. 8.

 

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List of Word Forms
πτερυγας πτέρυγας πτέρυγάς πτερυγες πτέρυγες πτέρυγος πτερυγων πτερύγων πτέρυξ πτέρυξι πτέρυξιν πτερυσσόμεναι πτερυσσομένων πτερωτά πτερωτοί πτερωτοίς πτερωτόν πτερωτού pterugas pteruges pterugon pterugōn pterygas ptérygas pteryges ptéryges pterygon pterygōn pterýgon pterýgōn
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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