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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4551 - Σαπφείρη

Transliteration
Sappheírē
Phonetics
sap-fi'-ray  
Word Origin
from (4552)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
Sapphira = "a sapphire"
  1. the wife of Ananias
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Acts 1
Acts 1
Acts 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-DSF 1
N-DSF 1
N-DSF 1
NA WH
N-DSF 1


Thayer's Expanded Definition

Σαπφείρῃ, dative Σαπφείρῃ (R G T WH), Σαπφειρα (L Tr; cf. (WHs Appendix, p. 156); Buttmann, 11; (Winer's Grammar, 62 (61))), (either Aram. ספירא, i. e. 'beautiful'; Peshitto )rYPS []; or from σάπφειρος, which see), Sapphira, the name of a woman: Acts 5:1.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Σαπφείρα , -ης

(v. B1., § 3, 4),

(< Aram. שַׁפִּירָא ),

Sapphia: Acts 5:1.†


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 scorpion."; On the mummy tablet Preisigke 1209 it is recorded that a certain Apollonius ἐτελεύτησεν ὑπὸ σκορπίου : cf. the sepulchral inscr. ib. 1267.6 (A.D. 8) πλ [α ]γεῖσα. . ὑπὸ σκορπίου μετήλλαξε, and P Lond 121.193 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 90) πρὸς σκορπίου πληγήν.

For the word as a sign of the Zodiac see the calendar P Hib I. 27.90 (B.C. 301–240) ε ¯ Σκορπίος ἐῶιος [ἄρχ ]ε ̣ται δύνειν, ";5th, Scorpio begins to set in the morning,"; the horoscope PSI IV. 312.5 (A.D. 345) Σελήνη Σκορπίῳ, and the Gnostic charm against reptiles P Oxy VII : 1060.5 (vi/A.D.) σκορπίε. . ἀπάλλαξον τὸν οἶκον τοῦτον ἀπὸ παντὸς κακοῦ ἑρπετοῦ <καὶ > πράγματος ταχὺ ταχύ.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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Σαπφειρη Σαπφείρῃ Σαπφίρῃ Sapphire Sapphirē Sapphírei Sapphírēi
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