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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4602 - σιγή

Transliteration
sigḗ
Phonetics
see-gay'  
Word Origin
appr. from sizo (to hiss, i.e. hist or hush)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. silence
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Acts 1
Revelation 1
Acts 1
Revelation 1
Acts 1
Revelation 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1
NA WH
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σῑγ-ή, Dor. σιγά, ἡ, silence, ς. ἔχειν keep silence, Hdt. 1.86; ς. ποιήσασθαι make silence, Id. 6.130; παρέχειν S. Tr. 1115, etc.; ς. φυλάσσετε E. IA 542; ς. τῶνδε θήσομαι πέρι Id. Med. 66; γύναι, γυναιξὶ κόσμον ἡ ς. φέρει S. Aj. 293; κόσμος ἡ ς. τε καὶ τὰ παῦρ' ἔπη Id. Fr. 64; ὦ παῖ, σιώπα· πόλλ' ἔχει ς. καλά Id. Fr. 81; πολλῶν φάρμακον κακῶν ς . Carc. 7.2; δυσμενὴς τῇ ς . Hdt. 7.237; ἡ ἄγαν ς . S. Ant. 1251, cf. 1256: pl., σιγαὶ ἀνέμων E. IA 10 (anap.); σιγαὶ . . τῶν νεωτέρων παρὰ πρεσβυτέροις Pl. R. 425b . in a mystical or religious sense, Aristeas 95, Revelation 8:1; ς. σύμβολον θεοῦ ζῶντος PMag.Par. 1.559 .

II σιγῇ, as Adv., in silence, the only case used by Hom., πάντες ἥατο σιγῇ Il. 19.255, cf. 3.8, al.; also διὰ σιγῆς, μετὰ ς ., Pl. Grg. 450c, Sph. 264a; σὺν σιγῇ Critias 25.22: like σῖγα, as an exclam., σιγῇ νῦν be silent now! Od. 15.440 .

2. in an undertone, in a whisper, secretly (cf. σῖγα 2 ), ς. λόγον ἐποιέετο Hdt. 8.74; τὰ ς. βουλευόμενα X. Mem. 1.1.19; σιγῇ ἔχειν τι keep it secret, Hdt. 9.93; σιγᾷ καλύψαι, σιγῇ στέγειν, κεύθειν, Pi. N. 9.7, S. OT 341, Tr. 989 (anap.).

3. c. gen., σιγῇ τινος unknown to him, Hdt. 2.140, E. Med. 587 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σιγή, σιγῆς, (from σίζω (onomatopoetic, Etym. Magn. 712, 29) i. e. to command silence by making the sound st or sch; (yet σιγή probably has no connection with σίζω, but is of European origin (cf. German schweigen); cf. Fick, Part 3:843; Curtius, § 572)), from Homer down, silence: Acts 21:40; Revelation 8:1.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** σιγή , -ῆς , ,

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 18:14, 3 Maccabees 3:23*;]

silence: Acts 21:40, Revelation 8:1.†


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

";ready for sowing"; : cf. P Oxy XIV. 1635.6 (B.C. 44–37) κατοικικῆς γῆς σπορίμου, P Oxy I. 45.11 (A.D. 95) κατοικικῆς σειτοφόρου σπορίμου, ";allotment corn land ready for sowing,"; P Amh II. 68.8 (late i/A.D.) ἀπὸ καθαρῆς γῆς σπορίμης, and P Ryl II. 164.5 (A.D. 171) ἃς (sc. ἀρουρὰς) καὶ παραδώσω κατ᾽ ἀ [γρὸν ] σπορίμας, ";which also I will transfer severally in good condition for sowing"; (Edd.). In P Lond 413.15 (c. A.D. 346) (= II. p. 302) the writer asks for nets since the gazelles are spoiling his crops, ἐπιδὴ τὰ δορκάδι [α ] (cf. Isaiah 13:14) ἀφανιζουσειν το (l. ἀφανίζουσι τὰ) σπόριμα : cf. Mark 2:23.

 

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σιγη σιγή σιγὴ σιγης σιγής σιγῆς sige sigē sigḕ siges sigês sigēs sigē̂s
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