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Entry for Strong's #5292 - ὑποταγή

Word Origin
from (5293)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. the act of subjecting
  2. obedience, subjection
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 2
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 2
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 2

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑποτᾰγή, ἡ,

subordination, subjection, D.H. 3.66, 2 Corinthians 9:13, Galatians 2:5; ἐν ὑποταγῇ in a subordinate position, BGU 96.7 (iii A. D.): pl., Cat.Cod.Astr. 8(4).143.

2. post-position, ἐν ὑποταγῇ A.D. Pron. 35.23, cf. Synt. 306.8.

3. copy, ψηφισμάτων.. καὶ ἐπιστολῆς IGRom. 3.705 (Lycia, ii A. D., pl.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑποταγῇ, ὑποταγης, ,

1. the act of subjecting (Dionysius Halicarnassus).

2. obedience, subjection: 2 Corinthians 9:13 (on which see ὁμολογία, b.); Galatians 2:5; 1 Timothy 2:11; 1 Timothy 3:4.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ὑπο -ταγή , -ῆς , ,

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 18:16 A *;]

subjection: 2 Corinthians 9:13, Galatians 2:5. 1 Timothy 2:11; 1 Timothy 3:4.†

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

after appearing in Aristoph. (Nub. 592), does not appear again until the LXX and NT, perhaps because it was regarded as a nonliterary or even slang word. It is found in the sense of ";muzzle"; in a quotation from the LXX in 1Co. 9:9, 1Ti. 5:18, and metaphorically = ";put to silence"; in Mat. 22:34 al. (cf. Lucian De Mart. Per. 15),

According to Rohde Psyche II. p. 424 (Engl. Tr. p. 604) φιμοῦν and φιμωτικόν are used in rude Egypto-Syrian Greek as equivalent to καταδεῖν, κατάδεμος in denoting the binding of a person by means of a spell, so as to make him powerless to harm. Exx. of this magical usage are—P Lond 121.967 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p, 114) δεῦρό μοι. . . καὶ φίμωσον, ὑπόταξον, καταδούλωσον τὸν δεῖνα, an appeal to a god, ib..396 φιμωτικὸν καὶ ὑποτακτικὸν γενναῖον καὶ κάτοχος, ib. 123.4 (iv/v A.D.) (= I. p. 120) καθυπόταξον φίμωσον καταδούλωσον πᾶν γένος ἀνθρώπων, and P Osl I. 11.64 (iv/A.D.) φιμώσαται τὰ στόματα τὰ κατ᾽ ἐμοῦ. These instances, as Eitrem has pointed out, make ";an effective background"; lor the usage in Mar. 1:25; Mar. 4:39.

The subst. φίμωσις occurs in Vett. Val. p. 257.13 πρὶν φθάσαι τὴν θίμωσιν, apparently with reference to the silence of death.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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υποταγη υποταγή ὑποταγῇ hypotage hypotagē hypotagêi hypotagē̂i upotage upotagē
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