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Entry for Strong's #5515 - χλωρός

Transliteration
chlōrós
Phonetics
khlo-ros'  
Word Origin
from the same as (5514)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. green
  2. yellowish pale
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2682 ‑ חָצִיר (khaw‑tseer');  3418 ‑ יֶרֶק (yeh'‑rek);  3836 ‑ לָבֵן (law‑bawn', law‑bane');  3892 ‑ לַח (lakh);  6168 ‑ עָרָה (aw‑raw');  6212 ‑ עֵשֶׂב (eh'‑seb);  7879 ‑ שִׂיחַ (see'‑akh);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Mark 1
Revelation 3
Mark 1
Revelation 3
Mark 1
Revelation 3
BYZ TIS TR
A-ASN 1
A-DSM 1
A-NSM 2
A-ASN 1
A-DSM 1
A-NSM 2
A-ASN 1
A-DSM 1
A-NSM 2
NA WH
A-ASN 1
A-DSM 1
A-NSM 2
A-ASN 1
A-DSM 1
A-NSM 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χλωρός, ά, όν,

greenish-yellow, pale green, χλωραὶ ῥῶπες Od. 16.47; ὄρος.. χλωρόν h.Ap. 223; χλωραὶ ἐλάται Pi. Fr. 167, E. Ba. 38; χλωραῖς ὑπὸ βάσσαις S. OC 673 (lyr.); χλωρὰν ἀν' ὕλην E. Hipp. 17; δόνακι χλωρὸν Εὐρώταν Id. Hel. 349 (lyr.), cf. S. Ant. 1132 (lyr.); also in Prose, σίτου ἔτι χ. ὄντος Th. 4.6; τὰ φυόμενα χ. τὸ πρῶτον εἶναι Thphr. Sens. 78; ἡ χ. the green plaster, Androm. ap. Gal. 13.470; χλωρὸς λίθος, = σμάραγδος, PHolm. 5.10; of sea-water, Poet. ap. Plu. 2.767f(cf. E. Fr. 1084); of other water, AP 9.669.3 (Marian.): χλωρά, ἡ, green paint, as a stage-property to represent a river in scenery, Pap. in Eos. 32.30 (v/vi A. D.).

2. yellow, μέλι χ. Il. 11.631, Od. 10.234; ἀμφὶ χλωρὰν ψάμαθον on the yellow sand, S. Aj. 1064; ᾠοῦ τὸ χ. yolk of egg, Zopyr. ap. Orib. 14.61.1.

II generally, pale, pallid, χλωρὸς ἀδάμας Hes. Sc. 231: most freq.,

2. of persons, pale, χλωρὸς ὑπαὶ δείους Il. 10.376, 15.4; χ. Ἀχλύς (personified) Hes. Sc. 265; χλωροτέρα.. ποίας ἔμμι Sapph. 2.14; hence as an epith. of fear, χλωρὸν δέος Il. 7.479, Od. 11.43, etc.; χλωρῷ δείματι A. Supp. 566 (lyr.), cf. E. Supp. 599 (lyr.): in Medic. writers, yellow, biliouslooking, ὀφθαλμοὶ -ότεροι v. l. in Hp. VM 10; χρῶμα χ. ἴσχειν Id. Prog. 24; σῶμα.. οὔτε χ. ἀλλ' ὑπέρυθρον Th. 2.49; also χ. πτύελος, οὖρον, Hp. Prog. 14, VM 10 (Comp.).

III without regard to colour, green, i. e. fresh, opp. dry, esp. of wood, ῥόπαλον.. χλωρὸν ἐλαΐνεον of green olive-wood, Od. 9.320, cf. 379; opp. αὖος, Hes. Op. 743; τὰ σφόδρα χ. ἄκαυστα Arist. Mete. 387a22; χ. ξύλα ib. 374a5, al.; of various things, χλωραὶ ἐέρσαι Pi. N. 8.40; τυρὸς χ. fresh cheese, Ar. Ra. 559, Lys. 23.6; of fish, fresh, not salted, Ath. 7.309b; of fruit, fresh picked, IG 22.1013.23, Dsc. 1.113.

2. metaph., fresh, blooming, χλωρόν τε καὶ βλέποντα Trag. ap. Hsch. (perh. to be read in A. Ag. 677 for καὶ ζῶντα καὶ β.) ; λειμὼν ἄνθεσι (sed fort. ἔρνεσι) θάλλων χλωροῖς E. IA 1297 (lyr.); χλωρὸν γόνυ Theoc. 14.70; χ. αἷαμα fresh, living, S. Tr. 1055, E. Hec. 127 (anap.); χ. δάκρυ fresh, bursting tear, E. Med. 906, cf. 922, Hel. 1189; χλωρὰ δακρύων ἄχνα S. Tr. 847 (lyr.); οἴνου χλωραὶ σταγόνες sparkling, E. Cyc. 67 (lyr.).

3. metaph., unripe, χ. καὶ ἄναιμα πράγματα Gorg. Fr. 16. (Not contr. fr. χλοερός but cogn. with it and χλόη.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

χλωρός, χλωρά, χλωρόν, from χλόη, tender green grass or grain);

1. green: χόρτος, Mark 6:39 (Genesis 1:30); Revelation 8:7; πᾶν χλωρόν, .

2. yellowish, pale: ἵππος, Revelation 6:8. (In both senses from Homer down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χλωρός , - , -όν

(< χλόη ),

[in LXX for H3418, etc.;]

(a) pale green: χόρτος , Mark 6:39, Revelation 8:7; πᾶν χ ., Revelation 9:4;

(b) pale: ἵππος , Revelation 6:8.†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

(1) ";as if,"; ";as it were,"; ";like"; : PSI IV.343.10 (B.C. 256–5) ὡσεὶ καὶ παρόντος σου ὁ λόγος συντεθήσεται, P Tebt I. 58.26 (letter ofatax-farmer—B.C.111) θεωρήσας με ὡς προσεδρεύοντα καθ᾽ ἡμέραν ὡσεὶ δεδίλανται, ";seeing me in daily attendance he has as it were turned coward"; (Edd.), andP Fay118.21 (A.D.110) σηστρίδια ὡσ ̣ι ̣, εἰς ξυλαμήν, ";sieves as it were for mowing.";

(2) ";about"; with numbers : Preisigke 5115.4 (B.C. 145) ὠνῆς ψηλοῦ τόπου ὡσεὶ π (ήχεως) α ̄, P Tebt I. 15.2 (B.C. 114) ὡσεὶ περὶ ὥραν ι ̄α ̄, ";at about the eleventh hour,"; and P Oxy XVI. 1870.11 (v/A.D.) σ ̣τ ̣[αμνίο ]ν ̣ ἓν χωροῦν ὡσεὶ ξέστα ̣[ς δύο ?, ";one vessel containing about two sextarii.";

 

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