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Entry for Strong's #5308 - ὑψηλός

Transliteration
hypsēlós
Phonetics
hoop-say-los'  
Word Origin
from (5311)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. high, lofty
    1. exalted on high
    2. with an uplifted arm, i.e. with signal power
  2. metaph. eminent, exalted
    1. in influence and honour
    2. to set the mind on, to seek, high things (as honours and riches), to be aspiring
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1116 ‑ בּוּם (baw‑maw');  1343 ‑ גֵּאֶה (gay‑eh');  1361 ‑ גָּבַהּ (gaw‑bah');  1364 ‑ גָּבוֹהַּ (gaw‑bo'‑ah, gaw‑bo'‑ah);  1433 ‑ גֹּדֶל (go'‑del);  2388 ‑ חָזַק (khaw‑zak');  4060 ‑ מִדָּה (mid‑daw');  4175 ‑ מוֹרֶה (mo‑reh');  5186 ‑ נָטָה (naw‑taw');  5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  5797 ‑ עוֹז (oze, oze);  5945 ‑ עֶלְיוֹן (el‑yone');  7311 ‑ רָמַם (room);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (11) HCS (11)
Matthew 2
Mark 1
Luke 2
Acts 1
Romans 1
Hebrews 2
Revelation 2
Matthew 2
Mark 1
Luke 1
Acts 1
Romans 2
Hebrews 2
Revelation 2
Matthew 2
Mark 1
Luke 1
Acts 1
Romans 2
Hebrews 2
Revelation 2
BYZ TIS TR
A-APN 1
A-ASN 6
A-DPN 1
A-GSM 1
A-NSM-C 1
A-NSN 1
A-APN 3
A-ASN 5
A-DPN 1
A-GSM 1
A-NSM-C 1
A-NSN 1
A-APN 1
A-ASN 6
A-DPN 1
A-GSM 1
A-NSM-C 1
A-NSN 1
NA WH
A-APN 2
A-ASN 5
A-DPM 1
A-GSM 1
A-NSMC 1
A-NSN 1
A-APN 2
A-ASN 5
A-DPN 1
A-GSM 1
A-NSM-C 1
A-NSN 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑψηλός, ή, όν

(also -ός, όν Demetr.Troezen. 1 Diels): Comp. and Sup. -ότερος, -ότατος, and irreg. -έστατος Paus. 5.13.9: (ὕψι, ὕψος):

high, lofty, θάλαμος Od. 1.426; πύργος Il. 3.384, etc.; of a highland country, χώρη ὀρεινὴ.. καὶ ὑψηλή Hdt. 1.110; ὑψλὰ χωρία Th. 3.97; and ὑψηλά alone, Pl. Lg. 732c; ἐφ' ὑψηλοῦ εἶναι, καθῆσθαι, X. HG 4.5.4, Luc. Rh.Proverbs 6:1-35; ἐν ὑψηλῷ τινι καταστάς Plu. Eum. 17; ἀπὸ ὑψηλοῦ κρεμασθείς Pl. Tht. 175d; ἀφ' ὑψηλοτέρου καθορῶντες X. HG 6.2.29; ἐποικοδομήσαντες ὑψηλότερον [τὸ τεῖχος ] Th. 7.4. Adv., -λῶς καθήμενος Pherecr. 64.

II metaph., high, lofty, stately, proud, ὄλβος, ἀρεταί, κλέος, Pi. O. 2.22, 5.1, P. 3.111; τέχνη θεσπεσία τις καὶ ὑ. Pl. Euthd. 289e; ὑ. καὶ χαύνη ἐλπίς Id. 341e; ὑψηλὰ κομπεῖν talk high and boastfully, S. Aj. 1230.

2. of persons, opp. δυσδαίμων, E. Hel. 418; ἀφ' ὑψηλῶν βραχὺν ᾤκισε Id. Heracl. 613 (lyr.); ἐπὶ τοῖς ἐμοῖς κακοῖς ὑ. εἶναι Id. Hipp. 730; ἐπὶ τούτοις ὑ. ἐξαρεῖν αὑτόν Pl. R. 494d, cf. And. 3.7, Aeschin. 2.174; [ δαίμονα] ὑ. αἴρειν E. Supp. 555; τὸ νέον ἅπαν ὑ. καὶ θρασύ Metrod. Fr. 57; αὑτὸν παρέχειν -ότερον λημμάτων Luc. Nigr. 25; ὑ. τῷ ἤθει Plu. Dio 4.

3. upraised, i.e. mighty, ἐν βραχίονι -λῷ LXX Exodus 6:1, al.

4. of poets, sublime, Longin. 40.2; τὰ -ότερα the loftier, sublimer thoughts or language, Id. 43.3; ὑ. λέξις, λόγος, D.H. Lys. 13, Plu. Per. 5. Adv. -λῶς Gal. 10.12.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ὑψηλός, ὑψηλή, ὑψηλόν (ὕψι on high, ὕψος) (from Homer down), high; lofty;

a. properly, of place: ὄρος, Matthew 4:8; Matthew 17:1; Mark 9:2; Luke 4:5 R G L brackets; Revelation 21:10; τεῖχος, Revelation 21:12; neuter τά ὑψηλά (the heights of heaven; the Sept. for מָרום, Psalm 92:4 (Psalm 93:4>); Psalm 112:5 (Psalm 113:5>); Isaiah 33:5; Isaiah 57:15), heaven ( A. V. on high; cf. Buttmann, § 124,8d.), Hebrews 1:3; exalted on high: ὑψηλότερος τῶν οὐρανῶν (made higher than the heavens), of Christ raised to the right hand of God, Hebrews 7:26 (cf. Ephesians 4:10); μετά βραχίονος ὑψηλοῦ, with a high (uplifted) arm, i. e. with signal power, Acts 13:17 (the Sept. often ἐν βραχίονι ὑψηλῷ for נְטוּיָה בִּזְרועַ, as in Exodus 6:6; Deuteronomy 5:15).

b. metaphorically, eminent, exulted: in influence and honor, Luke 16:15; ὑψηλά φρονεῖν, to set the mind on, to seek, high things (as honors and riches), to be aspiring, Romans 12:16; also Romans 11:20 L marginal reading T Tr WH; 1 Timothy 6:17 T WH marginal reading; ( Lucian, Icaromen. 11, Hermot. 5).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑψηλός , - , -όν ,

[in LXX chiefly for H1116, also for H1116, H7311, etc.;]

high, lofty: ὄρος , Matthew 4:8; Matthew 17:1, Mark 9:2, Revelation 21:10; τεῖχος , Revelation 21:12; μετὰ βραχίονος ., fig., Acts 13:17 (cf. Exodus 6:6, al); pl., ὑψηλά , of heaven (Psalms 93:4, Isaiah 33:5, al.), Hebrews 1:3; compar., ὑψηλότερος τ . οὐρανῶν , Hebrews 7:26. Metaph: Luke 16:15; ὑψηλὰ ψρσνεῖν , Romans 11:20; Romans 12:16, 1 Timothy 6:17 (WH, txt., ὑψηλοφρονείν ).†


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

";murder";: cf. P Tebt I. 55 (B.C. 118), where an amnesty is granted by Ptolemy and Cleopatra to all their subjects π ]λ ̣ ̣ν τ ̣[ῶν φόν ]ους ἑκουσίοις καὶ ἱεροσυλίαις evνεχομ ̣[ένων, ";except to persons guilty of wilful murder or sacrilege"; (Edd.). In ib. 144 (B.C. 114) notice is sent to a certain Heras εὐθυνομένωι (";arraigned";) . . . φόνωι καὶ ἄλλαις αἰτία <ι >ς, where the reference may be to ";manslaughter"; rather than to actual ";murder";: see Archiv ii. p. 498f. Add P Amh II. 6634 (A.D. 124) Στοτοήτιος λέγοντος ἐνκεκλ [η ]κέναι τοῖς [π ]ερὶ Σαταβοῦν φόνου ἐπ [ ] τῷ ἀδελφῶι αὐτοῦ, ";Stotoëtis stated that he had accused Satabous and his friends of murder committed against his brother"; (Edd.), and Gnomon 36 (c. A.D. 150) (= BGU V. p. 20) τῶν ἐπὶ φόνοις ἢ μίζοσιν ἁμαρτήμασιν κολαζομένων.

 

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List of Word Forms
υψηλα υψηλά ὑψηλὰ υψηλαί υψηλάς υψηλή υψηλήν ύψηλην υψηλής υψηλοί υψήλοι υψηλοις υψηλοίς ὑψηλοῖς υψηλον υψηλόν ὑψηλόν ὑψηλὸν υψηλός υψηλοτάτη υψηλότερον υψηλοτερος υψηλότερος ὑψηλότερος υψηλου υψηλού ὑψηλοῦ υψηλούς υψηλώ υψηλών hypsela hypselà hypsēla hypsēlà hypselois hypseloîs hypsēlois hypsēloîs hypselon hypselón hypselòn hypsēlon hypsēlón hypsēlòn hypseloteros hypselóteros hypsēloteros hypsēlóteros hypselou hypseloû hypsēlou hypsēloû upsela upsēla upselois upsēlois upselon upsēlon upseloteros upsēloteros upselou upsēlou

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