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Entry for Strong's #4621 - σῖτος

Transliteration
sîtos
Phonetics
see'-tos  
Word Origin
plural irregular neuter sita {see'-tah}, of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. wheat, grain
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 400 ‑ אֹכֶל (o'‑kel);  1249 ‑ בַּר (bar);  1430 ‑ גָּדִישׁ (gaw‑deesh');  1715 ‑ דָּגָן (daw‑gawn');  2406 ‑ חִטָּה (khit‑taw');  3899 ‑ לֶחֶם (lekh'‑em);  3899 ‑ לֶחֶם (lekh'‑em);  5669 ‑ עֲבוּר (aw‑boor');  6182 ‑ עֲרִיסָה (ar‑ee‑saw');  7667 ‑ שֵׁבֶר (sheh'‑ber, shay'‑ber);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (14) NAS (14) HCS (15)
Matthew 4
Mark 1
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
Revelation 2
Matthew 4
Mark 1
Luke 4
John 1
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 1
Revelation 2
Matthew 4
Mark 1
Luke 4
John 1
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
Revelation 2
BYZ TIS TR
N-APN 1
N-ASM 8
N-GSM 5
N-APN 1
N-ASM 7
N-GSM 5
N-NSM 1
N-APN 1
N-ASM 8
N-GSM 5
NA WH
CONJ 1
N-APN 1
N-ASM 7
N-GSM 4
N-NSF 1
T-ASM 1
N-ASM 10
N-GSM 5


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σῖτος, ὁ, heterocl. pl. σῖτα, τά, Xenoph. 2.8, Hdt. 4.128, 5.34 (neut. sg. σῖτον only Delph. 3(5).3 ii 19 (iv B.C.) ): grain, comprehending both wheat ( πυρός ) and barley ( κριθή ), ἐν [Ἰθάκῃ] ς. ἀθέσφατος ἐν δέ τε οἶνος γίγνεται Od. 13.244; περὶ σίτου ἐκβολήν about the shooting of the corn into ear, Th. 4.1; τοῦ ς. ἀκμάζοντος at its ripening, Id. 2.19; πρὶν τὸν ς. ἐν ἀκμῇ εἶναι Id. 4.2; τὸν νέον ς. σὺν τῇ καλάμῃ ἀποκείμενον X. An. 5.4.27; ς. ἀληλεσμένος or -εμένος ground corn, Hdt. 7.23, Th. 4.26; ς. ἀπηλοημένος D. 42.6; σῖτον ἐσαγαγεῖν Th. 2.6, etc.; ς. ἐπείσακτος D. 18.87; σίτου εἰσαγωγή, ἐξαγωγή, Arist. EN 1133b9, IG 12.57.35; συγκομιδή X. HG 7.5.14; ἐγδοχεία PMich.Zen. 23 (iii B.C.); comprehending πυρός, κριθή, ὄλυρα, and φακός, PTeb. 66.41 (ii B.C.); περὶ τοῦ ς. καὶ τοῦ σησάμου PMich.Zen. 43.3 (iii B.C.); ὁ ς. καὶ τὰ λάχανα as examples of πόα, Thphr. HP 1.3.1 .

2. food made from grain, bread, opp. flesh-meat, ς. καὶ κρέα Od. 9.9, 12.19, cf. Hdt. 2.168; σῖτον ἔδοντες, a general epith. of men as opp. to beasts, ὅσσοι νῦν βροτοί εἰσιν ἐπὶ χθονὶ ς. ἔδ . Od. 8.222, cf. 9.89; of savages, who eat flesh only, οὐδέ τι σῖτον ἤσθιον Hes. Op. 146; of civilized men, σῖτον καὶ σπείρουσι καὶ σιτέονται Hdt. 4.17; σωρὸν σίτου κεχυμένον Id. 1.22; ἐσθίειν ἐπὶ τῷ ς. ὄψον X. Mem. 3.14.2; κάρδαμον ἔχειν ἐπὶ τῷ ς . Id. Cyr. 1.2.11; πίνειν ὕδωρ ἐπὶ τῷ ς . ib. 6.2.27, cf. Plu. Them. 29, with Id. 2.328f.

3. in a wider sense, food, as opp. to drink, ς. ἠδὲ ποτής Od. 9.87, cf. Il. 19.306; ς. καὶ οἶνος Od. 3.479, Il. 9.706; ς. καὶ μέθυ Od. 4.746, etc.; even of porridge ( κυκεών ), 10.235; σῖτα καὶ ποτά Hdt. 5.34, X. An. 2.3.27; ς. ποιεῖν καὶ οἶνον Pl. R. 372a; ἄκμηνος σίτοιο Il. 19.163, cf. A. Fr. 182; εὐνὴ καὶ ς . Od. 20.130, cf. Il. 24.129; ὕπνον καὶ ς. αἱρεῖσθαι Th. 2.75; provisions, σῖτα ἀναιρέεσθαι Hdt. 4.128; παρέχειν σῖτα καὶ νέας Id. 7.21; παρέχειν μέχρι τριάκοντα ἡμερῶν ς . Foed. ap. Th. 5.47 .

4. rarely of beasts, fodder, Hes. Op. 604, E. HF 383 (lyr.), X. Eq. 4.1 . In the general sense of food, Prose writers prefer the dim. form σιτία, τά .

II in Att. Law, allowance of grain made to widows and orphans. σῖτον διδόναι, ἀποδιδόναι, D. 27.15, 28.11, Arist. Ath. 56.7 .

2. δίκην σίτου δικάσασθαι, bring an action under the Athen. Corn-law against regraters and monopolists, Is. 3.9, cf. D. 59.52 .

3. allowance made to the Ἱππεῖς, IG 12.304.4, al.

4. public distribution of corn in Rome, Lat. frumentatio, τὸν ἐπὶ τοῦ σίτου ὄντα ἐν Ῥώμῃ Arr. Epict. 1.10.2 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σῖτος, σίτου, (of uncertain origin; cf. Vanicek, Fremdwörter, under the word), from Homer down, the Sept. chiefly for דָּגָן, wheat, grain: Matthew 3:12; Matthew 13:25, 29; Mark 4:28; Luke 3:17; (Luke 12:18 WH Tr text); Luke 16:7; Luke 22:31; John 12:24; Acts 27:38; 1 Corinthians 15:37; Revelation 6:6; Revelation 18:13; plural τά σῖτα (cf. Winer's Grammar, 63 (62)), Acts 7:12 Rec., and often in the Sept..

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σῖτος , -ου , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H1715;]

wheat, corn: Matthew 3:12; Matthew 13:25; Matthew 13:29-30 Mark 4:28, Luke 3:17; Luke 12:18; Luke 16:7; Luke 22:32, John 12:24, Acts 27:38, 1 Corinthians 15:37, Revelation 6:6; Revelation 18:13.†

σιτίοι , -ου , τό

(dimin. of σῖτος ),

[in LXX: Proverbs 30:22 (H3899)*;]

1. corn, grain: Acts 7:12 (but v. 131., § 9, 1).

2. Mostly in pl., σιτία , bread, food, provisions (LXX, l.c., Hdt., al.).†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";a roof"; (Mark 2:4), a poetical subst. which has passed into general use in the Κοινή, e.g. P Petr II. 12 (1).11 (B.C. 241) καθει (= ηι)ρηκότας τὰς στέγας, ";having taken down the upper story"; (Ed.)—an action on the part of the owners to avoid having Crown officials billeted on them (π ]ρὸς τὸ μὴ ἐπισταθμεύεσθαι). Cf. BGU III. 1002.6 (B.C. 55) τῆς πρώτης στέγης τῆς οἰκίας, P Lond 1164 (f).28 (A.D. 212) (= III. p. 162) ἡ οἰκία τῶν αὐτῶν στεγῶν, and P Flor I. 15.14, .16 (A.D. 563) ἐν τῇ πρώτῃ στέγῃ. . . ἐν τῇ δευτέρᾳ στέγῃ. In Syll 558 (= .3 756).14 (i/A.D.) τ ()ν ὀπίσω τοῦ προπύλου στέγην, the reference is to the covered vestibule adjoining the gate of the Temple of Asclepius : cf. ib. .18 στεγάσαι δὲ καὶ τοῦ προπύλου τὸ ὀπίσωι μέρος. A neut. subst. is found in Syll 813 (= .3 1179).20 ἐπ [ὶ τὸ α ]ὐτὸ στέγος ἐ [λθ ]εῖν, and a dim. in P Oxy I. 109.20 (list of personal property—iii/iv A.D.) στέγαστρον καινὸν α ̄, ";I new cover"; (Edd.). For στεγανόμιον, ";house-rent,"; see P Bouriant 20.6 al. (after A.D. 350).

 

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σίτα σίτά σιτια σιτία σιτον σίτον σίτόν σῖτον σίτος σιτου σίτου σίτω σίτων sitia sitía siton sîton sitou sítou
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