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Entry for Strong's #4859 - σύμφωνος

Word Origin
from (4862) and (5456)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. harmonious, accordant, agreeing
  2. thing agreed upon, compact
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4962 ‑ מֹת (math);  
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Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
1 Corinthians 1
1 Corinthians 1
1 Corinthians 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σύμφων-ος, ον,

agreeing in sound, harmonious, Ar. Av. 221 (anap.), 659 (anap.); Χορδαί h.Merc. 51; μέλος S. Ichn. 319; echoing to cries, Id. OT 421; of a musical accompanist, AP 9.584.

2. as musical term, in concord or unison with, Pl. Ti. 80a, Lg. 812d; ς. φθόγγοι Thphr. Fr. 89.7; distd. from ἀντίφωνος and ὁμόφωνος, Arist. Pr. 918b30, 921a7; distd. (as epith. of fifths, fourths, etc.) from ὁμόφωνος (of octaves, double octaves, etc.) and ἐμμελής (of smaller intervals), Ptol. Harm. 1.7; τὸ ς., = cross συμφωνία, Pl. Phlb. 56a.

3. τὰ ς. consonants, D.T. 631.12, A.D. Pron. 11.2, al., Heph. 1.1, etc.

4. having the same speech, Philostr. VA 5.36.

II metaph., harmonious, in harmony or proportion, τίνες ς. ἀριθμοί, καὶ τίνες οὔ Pl. R. 531c; ς. φοραί Arist. de An. 406b31; ὁ βίος ς. τοῖς λόγοις πρὸς τὰ ἔργα Pl. La. 188d; of a person, ς. ἑαυτὸν κατασκευάσαι κατὰ τὸν βίον Plb. 31.25.8; τὸ ς. harmonious order, Arist. Mu. 396b8.

2. harmonious, agreeing, friendly, ἡσυχία Pi. P. 1.70; δεξιώματα S. OC 619; ς. τινί in harmony or agreement with, ς. αὐτὰ αὑτοῖς Pl. R. 380c; σύμφωνα οἷς ἔλεγες Id. Grg. 457e; ς. τῷ ὀνόματι Id. Cra. 395e, cf. 436c, Gal. 16.790 (Comp.); ἡδοναὶ.. ς. τοῖς ὀρθοῖς λόγοις Pl. Lg. 696c, cf. Thphr. CP 6.11.14; esp. concordant, of theory with observed fact, Id. Ign. 61; ς. τοῖς φαινομένοις Epicur. Ephesians 2 p.52U., Nat. 11.10 (Comp.), al. (and so Adv., -νως τοῖς φ. Id. Ephesians 2 p.36U.); rarely with πρός, as πρὸς ἀρετήν, Pl. 332d; σταθμοῖς καὶ μέτροις συμφώνοις ποτὶ τὰ δαμόσια IG 5(1).1390.100 (Andania, i B.C.): c. gen., ὅσα τοῦ γένους ἐστὶ τούτου σύμφωνα Pl. Phlb. 11b; ἐγένετο πᾶσι σύμφωνον περί τινος they were agreed, Plb. 23.4.8; ς. ἐστί τινι πρός τινα Id. 6.36.5: rarely of persons, ς. γενέσθαι περι τινων Id. 18.9.5; ς. εἶναί τισι Id. 30.8.7; of planets, in harmony, Vett. Val. 37.25. Adv. -νως Pl. Epin. 974c, D.S. 15.18, Herod.Med. in Rh.Mus. 49.555, 58.86; τινι D.S. 1.98, cf. LXX 4 Maccabees 14:6; ς. ἔχειν τινί Ptol. Geog. 1.17.2.

3. Pass., agreed upon, ς. ὅροι D.S. 5.6; σύμφωνον καὶ ὁμόλογον ταῖς πόλεσιν ὑπὲρ τῆς πανηγύρεως OGI 444.1 (Ilium, i B.C.); ἐκ συμφώνου BGU 917.8 (iv A.D.), Cod.Just. 8.10.12; κατὰ τὸ γεγονὸς σύμφωνον πρὸς Διογένην TAM 2.119 (Lycia).

III σύμφωνος, ἡ, = cross συμφωνιακή 11, Aret. CD 2.5; name of a cough-mixture used by Antonius Musa, Gal. 13.61.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σύμφωνος, σύμφωνον (σύν and φωνή), from (Homer h. Merc. 51; Sophocles), Plato, Aristotle down, harmonious, accordant, agreeing; τό σύμφωνον, thing agreed upon, compact (Epictetus diss. 1, 19, 27): ἐκ συμφώνου, by mutual consent, by agreement, 1 Corinthians 7:5 (cf. Winers Grammar, 303 (285); Buttmann, § 139, 20.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σύμφωνος , -ον

(< ούν , φωνή ),

[in LXX: Ecclesiastes 7:14 (H5980), 4 Maccabees 7:7; 4 Maccabees 14:7 *;]

agreeing in sound. Metaph., harmonious, agreeing: ἐκ συμφώνου (for exx. from Papyri, v. Deiss., BS, 255), by agreement, 1 Corinthians 7:5.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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σύμφωνον συμφωνου συμφώνου συμψησθείς συμψησθώσι sumphonou sumphōnou symphonou symphōnou symphṓnou
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