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Entry for Strong's #5595 - ψωμίζω

Transliteration
psōmízō
Phonetics
pso-mid'-zo  
Word Origin
from the base of (5596)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to feed by putting a bit or crumb (of food) into the mouth
    1. of infants, young animals etc.
  2. to feed, nourish
  3. to give a thing to feed someone, feed out to
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 398 ‑ אָכַל (aw‑kal');  939 ‑ בּוּזָה (boo‑zaw');  1262 ‑ בָּרָה (baw‑raw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (3) HCS (2)
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAS-1S 1
V-PAM-2S 1
V-AAS-1S 1
V-PAM-2S 1
V-AAS-1S 1
V-PAM-2S 1
NA WH
V-AAS-1S 1
V-PAM-2S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ψωμ-ίζω,

fut. Att. -ιῶ LXX Numbers 11:4 :

feed by putting little bits into the mouth, as nurses do to children, Ar. Th. 692, Lys. 19, Hp. Morb. 4.54; or sick people, Id. Epid. 7.3; ψ. τινά τι LXX l. c.: Pass., ἐπίσταμαι γὰρ.., οἷς ψωμίζεται with what tit-bits he is fed, Ar. Eq. 715.

II give food by hand, σῖτον οὐδ' ἐάν τις ψωμίζῃ δύνανται καταπιεῖν Arist. HA 592a30; bestow for food, ψ. πάντα τὰ ὑπάρχοντα 1 Corinthians 13:3.

2. bait, ἄγκιστρον PFay. 2 iii 14 (Lyr.Adesp.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ψωμίζω; 1 aorist ἐψώμισά; (ψωμός, a bit, a morsel; see ψσομιον);

a. to feed by putting a bit or crumb (of food) into the mouth (of infants, the young of animals, etc.): τινα τίνι (Aristophanes, Aristotle, Plutarch, Geoponica, Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 5, 62; Porphyry, Jamblichus).

b. universally, to feed, nourish (the Sept. for הֶאֱכִיל) (Winer's Grammar, § 2, 1 b.): τινα, Romans 12:20; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 55, 2 [ET]; with the accusative of the thing, to give a thing to feed someone, feed out to (Vulg. distribuo in cibos pauperun (A. V. bestow ... to feed the poor)): 1 Corinthians 13:3; in the O. T. τινα τί, Sir. 15:3; Wis. 16:20; Numbers 11:4; Deuteronomy 32:13; Psalm 79:6 (); Isaiah 58:14, etc.; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 32, 4 a. note.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ψωμίζω

(< ψωμός , a morsel),

[in LXX chiefly for H398 hi.;]

to feed with morsels (as children or the sick; Hippocr.), hence, generally, in late writers, to feed, nourish: c. acc pers., Romans 12:20 (LXX); c. acc rei, to give out for food, 1 Corinthians 13:3 (cf. WM, § 32, 4an; for dupl. acc, cf. Numbers 11:4, Sirach 15:3, al.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
εψώμιζον εψώμισά εψώμισέ εψώμισεν ψωμιεί ψωμιείς ψωμιζε ψώμιζε ψωμίζω ψωμιούσι ψωμίσαντός ψωμισάτω ψωμισω ψωμίσω psomiso psomíso psōmisō psōmísō psomize psōmize psṓmize
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