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Entry for Strong's #4601 - σιγάω

Transliteration
sigáō
Phonetics
see-gah'-o  
Word Origin
from (4602)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to keep silence, hold one's peace
  2. to be kept in silence, be concealed
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1819 ‑ דָּמָה (daw‑maw');  2013 ‑ הַסָה (haw‑saw');  2790 ‑ חָרֵשׁ (khaw‑rash');  2814 ‑ חָשָׁה (khaw‑shaw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (10) HCS (10)
Luke 2
Acts 3
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 3
Luke 3
Acts 3
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 3
Luke 3
Acts 3
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 3
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-3P 2
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAN 1
V-PAM-3P 1
V-PAM-3S 2
V-PAN 1
V-RPP-GSN 1
V-AAI-3P 2
V-AAN 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-PAM-3P 1
V-PAM-3S 2
V-PAN 1
V-RPP-GSN 1
V-AAI-3P 2
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAN 1
V-PAM-3P 1
V-PAM-3S 2
V-PAN 1
V-RPP-GSN 1
NA WH
V-AAI-3P 1
V-PAD-3S 1
V-XPPGSN 1
V-AAI-3P 2
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAN 1
V-AAS-3S 1
V-PAM-3P 1
V-PAM-3S 2
V-PAN 1
V-RPP-GSN 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σῑγάω, Dor. 2 sg. σιγῇς Ar. Ach. 778; Cyrenaic inf. σιγέν Berl.Sitzb. 1927.170; 1 sg. opt. σιγῷμ ( ι ) E. Hipp. 336: fut. -ήσομαι S. OC 113, 980, E. Ba. 801, Ar. Av. 1684, etc.; later -ήσω AP 9.27 ( Arch. or Parmen. ), D.Chr. 37.42, Charito 1.10: pf. σεσίγηκα Aeschin. 3.218: Pass., fut. σιγηθήσομαι E. IT 1076; σεσιγήσομαι Pl. Ep. 311c: aor. ἐσιγήθην E. Supp. 298, Aeschin. 2.86: pf. σεσίγημαι (v. infr.): ( σιγή ): keep silence, used by Hom. only in imper. σίγα, hush! be still! Il. 14.90, Od. 17.393; σιγᾶν h.Merc. 93, Hdt. 8.61, 110; but freq.in Pi., Trag., and Att., as Pi. N. 10.29, A. Pr. 200, etc.; ς. περί τινος E. Hipp. 312; πρὸς οὓς δεῖ Pl. Phdr. 276a; πρὸς τοῦτο, ἐν τούτῳ, X. Cyr. 5.5.20, An. 5.6.27 .

2. metaph. of things, σιγῶν δ' ὄλεθρος καὶ μέγα φωνοῦντ' . . ἀμαθύνει A. Eu. 935 (anap.); σύριγγες οὐ σιγῶσιν Id. Supp. 181; σίγησε δ' αἰθήρ E. Ba. 1084; ς. πόντος, ς. ἀῆται, ἁ δ' ἐμὰ οὐ ς. ἀνία Theoc. 2.38: in E. Fr. 781.13, τὰ σιγῶντ' ὀνόματ' . . δαιμόνων seems to be = τὰ ἄρρητα, secret, mystical: Pass., μέμψομαι σιωπὴν ὡς ἐσιλγήθη κακῶς I shall impute as a fault that silence was kept, Id. Supp. 298; also τί σεσίγηται δόμος Ἀδμήτου; why is it all silent? Id. Alc. 78; σιγῶντα λέγειν, λέγοντα σιγᾶν, phrases illustrating a logical fallacy, Pl. Euthd. 300b, Arist. SE 166a13 .

II trans., hold silent, keep secret, Pi. Fr. 81, A. Pr. 106, 441, Ag. 36, Hdt. 7.104 (s. v. l.), etc.: Pass., to be kept silent or secret, σεσιγαμένον χρῆμα Pi. O. 9.103; ὁ θάνατος . . ἐσιγήθη Hdt. 5.21; σιγώμενος S. Fr. 653; ἐσιγάθη δ' ἂν ὑφορβός would never have been heard of, Theoc. 16.54 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σιγάω, σίγω; 1 aorist ἐσίγησα; perfect passive participle σεσιγημενος; (σιγή); from Homer down; to keep silence, hold one's peace: Luke 9:36; Luke 18:39 L T Tr WH; (Luke 20:26); Acts 12:17; Acts 15:12; 1 Corinthians 14:28, 30, 34; passive, to be kept in silence, be concealed, Romans 16:25. (Synonym: see ἡσυχάζω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σιγάω , -

(< σιγή ),

[in LXX for H2790, H2814, etc.;]

1. intrans., to be silent, keep silence: Luke 9:36; Luke 18:39; Luke 20:26, Acts 12:17; Acts 15:12-13, 1 Corinthians 14:28; 1 Corinthians 14:30; 1 Corinthians 14:34.

2. Trans., to keep secret; pass., to be kept secret: Romans 16:25.†

SYN.: ἡσυχάζω , σιωπάω .


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

σπορά in its only NT occurrence, 1 Peter 1:23, has the quasi-collective meaning ";seed"; : cf. P Leid Wxi. 51 (ii/iii A.D.) (= II. p. 121) ἐφάνη γέννα. . . πάντων κρατοῦσα σποράν, δι᾽ ἧς τὰ πάντα ἐσπάρη, ";semen, per quod omnia seminata sunt."; For the more regular usage ";a sowing"; of seed, we may cite such passages as BGU II. 586.11 (no date) τὴν τοῦ [ ]νεστῶτος ἔτους σποράν, P Ryl II. 168.6 (A.D. 120) (ἀρούρας) τρεῖς εἰς σπορὰν λαχάνου, P Grenf II. 57 (A.D. 168) τὴν ἐπικει [μέν ]ην σποράν, and P Oxy I. 103.9 (A.D. 316) ἄρουραν μείαν εἰς σπορὰν λινοκαλάμης ( ";fine flax"; : cf. Joshua 2:6).

 

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