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Entry for Strong's #5265 - ὑποδέω

Word Origin
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Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to underbind
  2. to bind under one's self, bind on
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5274 ‑ נָעַל (naw‑al');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Mark 1
Acts 1
Ephesians 1
Mark 1
Acts 1
Ephesians 1
Mark 1
Acts 1
Ephesians 1
V-AMM-2S 1
V-AMM-2S 1
V-AMM-2S 1
V-AMM-2S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


late Gr. ὑποδες-δέννω Gloss., Dosith. p.435 K.:

bind or fasten under, ἁμαξίδας ὑ. τῇσι οὐρῇσι, of long-tailed sheep, Hdt. 3.113.

II esp. underbind the feet, i. e. shoe, because the ancient sandals or shoes were bound on with straps, [ καμήλους] ὑ. καρβατίναις Arist. HA 499a29, cf. Plu. Pomp. 24, Paus. 10.25.4; so Cobet restores ὑποδῶν τὰ μὲν ὁπλαῖς, for ὑπὸ ποδῶν, in Pl. Prt. 321b: mostly in Med., bind under one's feet, put on shoes, Ar. Av. 492 (anap.), Pl. Smp. 220b; ὑποδουμένη as I was putting on my shoes, Ar. Ec. 36, cf. Thphr. Char. 10.14; ὑποδεῖται, for the purpose of going away, Pherecr. 153.4 (hex.); οἱ ἔμπαλιν ὑποδούμενοι (v. ἔμπαλιν 11.1) Pl. Tht. 193c; ὑποδούμενος τὸν ἱμάντα.. τῆς ἐμβάδος ἀπέρρηξα Men. 109. III in Med. and Pass., also, c. acc., 1 of that which one puts on, κοθόρνους ὑποδέεσθαι Hdt. 1.155, cf. 6.125; ὑπόδημα ib. 1; τὰς Λακωνικάς Ar. Ec. 269; Σκυθίκαις (Aeol. accus.) Alc. 103; τὰς ἐμβάδας Eub. 30, cf. Theopomp.Com. 52; τὰ σανδάλια Acts 12:8; cf. ὑποδύω 11.1 b: so in pf. Pass., ὑποδήματα, βλαύτας ὑποδεδεμένος, with shoes, slippers on one's feet, Pl. Grg. 490e, Smp. 174a; ἁπλᾶς ὑποδέδενται D. 54.34: abs., ὑποδεδεμένοι ἐκοιμῶντο with their shoes on, X. An. 4.5.14; ὥσπερ ὑποδεδ. Arist. PA 687a28.

2. of the foot, ὑποδεδεμένοι τὸν ἀριστερὸν πόδα with the left foot shod, Th. 3.22, cf. Arist. Fr. 74; θάτερον [πόδα] σανδάλῳ ὑποδεδ. Luc. Hist.Conscr. 22, cf. Ael. VH 1.18; ὑποδησάμενοι τοὺς πόδας ἐν ἑτοιμασίᾳ τοῦ εὐαγγελίου Ephesians 6:15. ὑποδῆσαι· ἐνεχυρασθῆναι, Ἰταλιῶται, Hsch.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑποδέω: 1 aorist ὑπέδησά; 1 aorist middle ὑπεδησαμην; perfect passive or middle participle ὑποδεδημενος; from Herodotus down (in Homer with tmesis); to trader-bind; mostly in the middle to bind under oneself, bind on; (participle shod); with an accusative of the thing: σανδάλια, Mark 6:9; Acts 12:8 (ὑποδήματα, Xenophon, mem. 1, 6, 6; Plato, Gorgias, p. 490 e.); with an accusative of the member of the body: τούς πόδας with ἐν ἑτοιμασία added, with readiness (see ἑτοιμασία, 2), Ephesians 6:15 (πόδα σανδάλω, σανδαλιοις, Lucian, quom. hist. sit conscrib. 22; Aelian v. h. 1, 18). (Cf. Buttmann, § 135, 2.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑπο -δέω ,

[in LXX: 2 Chronicles 28:15, Ezekiel 16:10 (H5274) *;]

to blind under, esp. of foot gear. Most freq. in mid, and pass. c. acc;

(a) of the foot, ὑποδησάμενοι τ . πόδας , your feet shod: Ephesians 6:15;

(b) of that which is put on, σανδάλια : Mark 6:9, Acts 12:8.†

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

To the numerous illustrations of 1Ti. 6:10 given by the comnmentators may be added (as by Lock) Test. xii. patr. Jud. xix. ι ἡ φιλαργυρία πρὸς εἰδωλολατρείαν ὁδηγεῖ. For the corr. verb see Syll 27.8 (=.3593).12 (B.C.196–4) ὅτι τελέως ἐν οὐθενὸ φιλαργυρῆσ [α ]ι βεβουλήμεθα.


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