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Entry for Strong's #4710 - σπουδή

Transliteration
spoudḗ
Phonetics
spoo-day'  
Word Origin
from (4692)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
7:559,1069
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. haste, with haste
  2. earnestness, diligence
    1. earnestness in accomplishing, promoting, or striving after anything
    2. to give all diligence, interest one's self most earnestly
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 924 ‑ בְּהִילוּ (be‑hee‑loo');  926 ‑ בָּהַל (baw‑hal');  1205 ‑ בְּעָתָה (beh‑aw‑thaw');  2649 ‑ חִפָּזוֹן (khip‑paw‑zone');  4116 ‑ מָהַר (maw‑har');  5169 ‑ נָחַץ (naw‑khats');  7281 ‑ רֶגַע (reh'‑gah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (12) HCS (12)
Mark 1
Luke 1
Romans 2
2 Corinthians 5
Hebrews 1
2 Peter 1
Jude 1
Mark 1
Luke 1
Romans 2
2 Corinthians 5
Hebrews 1
2 Peter 1
Jude 1
Mark 1
Luke 1
Romans 2
2 Corinthians 5
Hebrews 1
2 Peter 1
Jude 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 6
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 3
N-ASF 6
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 3
N-ASF 6
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 3
NA WH
N-ASF 6
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 3
N-ASF 7
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 3


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σπουδή, ἡ, ( σπεύδω ) haste, speed, σπουδὴν ἔχειν make haste, Hdt. 9.89; ς. ἔσται τῆς ὁδοῦ haste on the journey, Th. 7.77; ὅκως ἂν αὐτὸν ὁρῶσι σπουδῆς ἔχοντα Hdt. 9.66; χωρίον . ., οἷ σπουδὴν ἔχω whither I am hastening, Ar. Lys. 288; τοῖς μήτε σχολὴν μήτε σπουδὴν διαγινώσκουσιν Thphr. Char. 3.6; σπουδῇ in haste, v. infr. IV; σὺν σπουδῇ ταχύς S. Ph. 1223; σὺν πάσῃ ς . with all dispatch, POxy. 63.5 (ii/iii A.D.); διὰ σπουδῆς E. Ba. 212, X. HG 6.2.28, etc.; ἐκ σπουδῆς Arist. Mir. 837a15; μετὰ ς . Mark 6:25, cf. Hdn. 6.4.3, etc.; κατὰ σπουδήν Th. 1.93, 2.90, X. An. 7.6.28, etc. (but this sense freq. runs into the next).

II zeal, pains, trouble, effort, ἄτερ σπουδῆς Od. 21.409; σῆς ὑπὸ ς . A. Th. 585; σπουδῆς οὐκ ἀξία S. OT 778, cf. Pl. R. 604c, etc.; freq. in dat. σπουδῇ, zealously, v. infr. IV. 3; so σὺν σπουδῇ Id. Lg. 818c; σὺν πολλῇ ς . X. An. 1.8.4; ἐπὶ μεγάλης ς . Pl. Smp. 192c; μετὰ πολλῆς ς . Id. Chrm. 175e; σπουδὴν ποιεῖσθαι exert oneself, take pains, be eager, Th. 4.30; c. inf., Hdt. 3.4, 7.205; ς. πολλὴν ποιέεσθαι Id. 6.107; πᾶσαν ς. ποιήσασθαι ὅπως . . PHib. 1.71.9 (iii B.C.); ς. ποιεῖσθαι περί τινος Pl. Smp. 177c; περί τινα ib. 179d; ἐπί τινι Luc. Salt. 1: c. gen., σπουδήν τινος ποιήσασθαι make much ado about . ., Hdt. 1.4; σπουδαὶ λόγων κατατεινομένων zeal for the conflicting arguments, E. Hec. 130 (anap.); πρός τι D.S. 17.114; ἀμφὶ Κυράνας θέμεν ς. ἅπασαν Pi. P. 4.276; ὅτου χάριν ς. ἔθου τήνδ' S. Aj. 13; ς. ἔχειν, c. inf., to be eager, Hdt. 6.120; c. acc. et inf., Id. 7.149; ς. ἔχειν τινός E. Alc. 778, 1014; περί τινος Pl. Amat. 136c; εἴς τι E. Med. 557; ὅπως τι γένηται D.H. Comp. 22; ς. γίγνεται περί τι Pl. Phdr. 276e; ς. ἐστι περὶ πραγμάτων D. 8.2; σπουδῆς καὶ βουλῆς τὰ πράγματα προσδεῖσθαι Id. 9.46; ἡ ς. τῆς ἀπίξιος my zeal in coming, Hdt. 5.49, cf. S. Fr. 257; ὅπλων σπουδῇ with great attention to the arms, Th. 6.31, cf. Pl. Lg. 855d: pl., ἐπιμέλειαι καὶ ς. πλήθους γεννημάτων eagerness for . ., ib. 740d; zealous exertions, E. Ion 1061 (lyr.), Arist. Rh. 1370a12 . in a religious sense, zeal, πρὸς τὴν θεάν Inscr.Magn. 85.12 (ii B.C.), cf. Ep.Romans 12:11; ἐνδείκνυσθαι ς . Ep.Hebrews 6:11 .

2. esteem, regard for a person, διὰ τὴν ἐμὴν ς . Antipho 6.41; πάνυ πολλῆς ς. ἄξιος X. Smp. 1.6; good will, good offices, ς. ὑπέρ τινος 2 Corinthians 8:16, cf. PTeb. 314.9 (ii A.D.); support in political life, Plu. Crass. 7: pl., party feelings or attachments, rivalries, ς. ἰσχυραὶ φίλων περί τινος Hdt. 5.5; κατὰ σπουδάς Ar. Eq. 1370, Ael. VH 3.8; σπουδαὶ ἐρώτων erotic enthusiasms, Pl. Lg. 632a .

3. disputation, Philostr. VA 4.27, 34 (in pl.).

III earnestness, ς. ἔχειν, ποιεῖσθαι,= σπουδάζειν, E. Ph. 901, Ar. Ra. 522; σπουδῆς μὲν μεστοί, γέλωτος δὲ ἐνδεέστεροι X. Smp. 1.13, cf. 2 Corinthians 7:11, etc.: freq. with a Prep., in adv. sense, ἀπὸ σπουδῆς ἀγορεύεις in earnest, seriously, Il. 7.359, 12.233; μετὰ σπουδῆς, opp. ἐν παιδιαῖς, X. Smp. 1.1; μετά τε παιδιᾶς καὶ μετὰ ς . Pl. Lg. 887d; οὐ σπουδῆς χάριν ἀλλὰ παιδιᾶς ἕνεκα Id. Plt. 288c, cf. Smp. 197e; καὶ χωρὶς σπουδῆς καὶ μετὰ σπουδῆς ἐπαινεῖν Arist. Rh. 1366a29 .

2. object of attention, serious engagement or pursuit, σπουδὴν ἐπ' ἄλλην Ἡρακλῆς ὁρμώμενος E. Supp. 1199: pl., ἔν τε παιδιαῖς καὶ ἐν σπουδαῖς Pl. Lg. 647d, cf. 732d, al.

σπουδῇ as Adv., in haste, hastily, προερέσσαμεν Od. 13.279; ἀνάβαινε 15.209; στρατιὴν ἄγειν Hdt. 9.1, cf. 89; Dor., σπουδᾷ ἐξελθοῦσα IG 42(1).121.21 (Epid., iv B.C. ); freq. in Att., ς. πάνυ Th. 8.89, etc.; σπουδῇ ποδός E. Hec. 216 .

2. with great exertion and difficulty, and so, hardly, scarcely, σπουδῇ ἕζετο λαός Il. 2.99, cf. 5.893, Od. 3.297; ς. παρπεπιθόντες Il. 23.37, Od. 24.119 .

3. earnestly, seriously, urgently, τί με καλεῖς σπουδῇ; E. Ph. 849; σπουδῇ ἀκούειν Pl. R. 388d; ς. χαριεντίζεσθαι Id. Ap. 24c; πάνυ ς . attentively, Id. Phd. 98b; πολλῇ ς . very busily, Hdt. 1.88, Ar. Th. 791, X. Cyr. 4.5.12, etc.; πάσῃ ς. μανθάνειν Pl. Lg. 952a, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σπουδή, σπωδης, (σπεύδω (which see)), from Homer down;

1. haste: μετά σπουδῆς, with haste, Mark 6:25; Luke 1:39 (Wis. 19:2; Josephus, Antiquities 7, 9, 7; Herodian, 3, 4, 1; 6, 4, 3).

2. earnestness, diligence: universally, earnestness in accomplishing, promoting, or striving after anything, Romans 12:11; 2 Corinthians 7:11, 12; 2 Corinthians 8:7f; ἐν σπουδή, with diligence, Romans 12:8; σπουδήν ἐνδείκνυσθαι, Hebrews 6:11; πᾶσαν σπουδήν ποιεῖσθαι (see ποιέω, I. 3, p. 525{b} bottom), to give all diligence, interest oneself most earnestly, Jude 1:3; σπουδήν παρεισφέρειν, 2 Peter 1:5; σπουδή ὑπέρ τίνος, earnest care for one, 2 Corinthians 8:16 (περί τίνος (Demosthenes, 90, 10); Diodorus 1, 75).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σπουδή , -ῆς ,

(< σπεύδω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H926, its parts and derivatives;]

1. haste, speed: μετὰ σ . (Wisdom of Solomon 19:2), Mark 6:25, Luke 1:39.

2. zeal, diligence, earnestness: Romans 12:11, 2 Corinthians 7:11-12; 2 Corinthians 8:7-8; ἐν σ ., Romans 12:8 (v. M, Pr, 104); seq. ὑπέρ , 2 Corinthians 8:16; σπουδὴν ἐνδείκνυσθαι , Hebrews 6:11; σ . παρεισφέρειν , 2 Peter 1:5; πᾶσαν σ . ποιεῖσθαι , Judges 1:3 (v. MM, xxiii; M, Pr., 214; Deiss., BS, 361, 364).†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";a fig"; : P Cairo Zen II. 59269.8 (B.C. 234) σ ]υ ̣κων καὶ ῥοῶν, ";figs and roses,"; BGU IV. 1120.16 (B.C. 5) δισχίλια σῦκα, P Oxy III. 529.6 (ii/A.D.) σφυρίδιν τραγημάτων ἔχω (= ο)ν ἀρίθμια σῦκα ρ ̄, ";a basket of dessert containing 100 figs"; (Edd.), ib. XIV. 1631.24 (A.D. 280) σύκων θερινῶν. . τετρακοσίων, ";400 summer figs,"; and P Flor II. 176.10 (A.D. 256) ἐκ τῆς τῶν σύκων κακίας. This last document shows us also the dim. συκάριον —.9 τέσσαρα κερτύλλια συκαρίων σαπρῶν. With our ";as like as two peas"; cf. Herodas VI. 60 σῦκον εἰκάσαι σύκῳ. For συκών, ";fig-garden,"; as in LXX Jeremiah 5:17, see BGU II. 563ii. 3 (ii/A.D.).

 

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σπουδη σπουδή σπουδῇ σπουδην σπουδήν σπουδὴν σπουδης σπουδής σπουδῆς spoude spoudē spoudêi spoudē̂i spouden spoudēn spoudḗn spoudḕn spoudes spoudês spoudēs spoudē̂s
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