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Entry for Strong's #4752 - στρατεία

Transliteration
strateía
Phonetics
strat-i'-ah  
Word Origin
from (4754)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
7:701,1091
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. an expedition, campaign, military service, warfare
  2. metaph. Paul likens his contest with the difficulties that oppose him in the discharge of his apostolic duties, as warfare
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2428 ‑ חַיִל (khah'‑yil);  4475 ‑ מֶמְשָׁלָה (mem‑shaw‑law');  4853 ‑ מַשָּׂא (mas‑saw');  6635 ‑ צְבָאָה (tsaw‑baw', tseb‑aw‑aw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 1
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 1
2 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-GSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

στρᾰτεία, Ion. -ηΐη, ἡ, ( στρατεύω ) expedition, campaign, στρατηΐην ποιεῖσθαι ἐς . ., ἐπὶ . ., Hdt. 1.71, 171, etc.; πολλὰς ς. ἐποιήσαντο Th. 2.11; ς. ἐστράτευσ' ὀλεθρίαν E. Supp. 116; ς. ἡμῖν εἰς Ποτείδαιαν ἐγένετο Pl. Smp. 219e, cf. IG 12(2).645.15 ( Nesus ), etc.; ἀπὸ στρατείας coming from war, after service done, A. Ag. 603, Eu. 631; κατὰ τὴν Σιτάλκου ς . about the time of his expedition, Th. 2.101; εἰς δὲ ς. πάντας Ἀργείους ἄγων E. Supp. 229; ἐπὶ στρατείας εἶναι to be on foreign service, Pl. Smp. 220c (codd., στρατιᾶς Cobet, Burnet); so ἐν στρατείᾳ ὄντας X. Cyr. 5.2.19; ἐν τῇ ς . PEnteux. 48.3 (iii B.C.); παραγγέλλειν τινὶ ς. κατὰ γῆν X. HG 7.1.13; ἐκδήμους ς. οὐκ ἐξῇσαν Th. 1.15; στρατείαν ξυνεξελθεῖν ib. 3; ς. δ' οὐ φέρει περιουσίαν Men. 382, cf. OGI 5.44 (Scepsis, iv B.C. ); τῆς ς. γιγνομένης ἐκ καταλόγου Arist. Ath. 26.1; freq. in pl., military service, warfare, Pl. R. 404a; πρὸς ταῖς αὑτοῦ ς . in addition to the campaigns which he is bound to serve, Id. Lg. 878d; ἐν ταῖς ς. μισθοφορεῖν Arist. Ath. 27.2; ἀπὸ ς. ἱππικῶν IGRom. 3.58 ( Bithynia ); στρατείας στρατεύεσθαι IG 22.505.54; ἀφειμένος στρατείας, = Lat. exauctoratus, Plu. 2.274a.

2. ς. ἐν τοῖς ἐπωνύμοις levy of those liable to serve in the year of such and such archons, Harp. s.v., cf. Arist. Ath. 53.7 .

3. ς. ἡ ἐν τοῖς μέρεσιν expedition for special service, to train the young soldiers next after serving as περίπολοι, Aeschin. 2.168, cf. Suid. s.v. τερθρεία .

4. military discipline, ἡ ἀκριβὴς ς . D.C. 78.36 .

5. military appointment, ἐπώλησε στρατείας Id. 72.12 . — στρατιά is a constant v.l., and is sts. undoubtedly used= στρατεία ( campaign ), v. στρατιά 11 and cf. Sch. Ar. Th. 835 (= Eup. 369 ); but στρατεία = army, expeditionary force is very rare, E. IA 495 (restd. in Rh. 263 (lyr.)): in Inscrr. στρατεία never = army, but both -εία ( IG 22.1132.14, SIG 398.2 (Cos, iii B.C. ), al.) and -ιά (q.v.) = campaign.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

στρατεία, στρατείας, (στρατεύω), an expedition, campaign; military service, warfare: Paul likens his contest with the difficulties that oppose him in the discharge of his apostolic duties to a warfare, 2 Corinthians 10:4 (where Tdf. στρατιᾶς, see his note); 1 Timothy 1:18. ((Herodotus, Xenophon, others.))

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

στρατεία

(on the orthogr., v. Deiss., BS, 181 f.), -ας ,

(< οτρατεύω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H6635;]

an expedition, a campaign, warfare: metaph., 2 Corinthians 10:4 (-τιά , T), 1 Timothy 1:18.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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στρατειαν στρατείαν στρατειας στρατείας strateian strateían strateias strateías
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