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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4627 - σκάφη

Transliteration
skáphē
Phonetics
skaf'-ay  
Word Origin
a primitive word
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. anything dug out, hollow vessel, trough, tray, tub
  2. of a boat
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Acts 3
Acts 3
Acts 3
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 2
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σκᾰφ-η, ἡ:

I trough, tub, basin, or bowl ( Hom. only in Dim. σκαφίς ), Hdt. 4.73, Ar. Ec. 742, etc.; kneading-trough or baker's tray, Timocl. 33, cf. Poll. 10.102; wash-tub, bath, A. Fr. 225, Hp. Steril. 234; bowl or tray on which offerings were carried by metoeci at the Panathenaea, etc., IG 12.844.6, 22.1388.46, al., Semus 5; cf. σκαφηφόρος: prov., τὰ σῦκα σῦκα, τὴν σκάφην σκάφην λέγει Apostol. 15.95b, cf. Plu. 2.178b, Luc. Hist.Conscr. 41, Jul. Or. 7.208a .

2. light boat, skiff, Ar. Eq. 1315 (with a pun on signf. 1 ), PCair.Zen. 25.5 (iii B.C.), Plb. 1.23.7; used for cargo, BGU 1742.9 (i B.C.); boat-load, ξύλων PGrad. 9.5 (iii B.C.) .

3. child's cradle, Arist. Po. 1454b25, Phylarch. 36 J., Plu. Romans 3:1-31, Sor. 1.106, al., Sch. Ar. Lys. 138 (prob.).

4. grave, BCH 24.394 ( Bithynia ).

II concave sun-dial, Vitr. 9.8.1, Cleom. 1.10, cf. Poll. 6.110 . (Prob. orig. something dug or scooped out, fr. σκάπτω .)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σκάφη, σκάφης, (σκάπτω (which see)), from (Aeschylus and) Herodotus down, anything dug out, hollow vessel, trough, tray, tub; specifically, a boat: Acts 27:16, 30, 32.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** σκάφη , -ης ,

(< σκάπτω ),

[in LXX: Da LXX Bel 1:32, TH Bel 1:33 *;]

anything scooped out, esp. a light boat, skiff: Acts 27:16; Acts 27:30; Acts 27:32.†


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

";groan"; : Mark 7:34, James 5:9 (";the word denotes feeling which is internal and unexpressed,"; Mayor ad l.). Cf. Preisigke 2134.13 (time of the Antonines) Ἡραίδος θανούσης, ἐστέναξαν οἱ θεοί, P Leid Wxxi. 33 (ii/iii A.D.) (= II. p. 155) ἔπιτα στενάξας συριγμῷ ἀνταπόδος.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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σκαφην σκάφην σκαφης σκάφης σκελίζω skaphen skaphēn skáphen skáphēn skaphes skaphēs skáphes skáphēs
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