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Entry for Strong's #598 - ἀποθλίβω

Word Origin
from (575) and (2346)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to press on all sides, squeeze, press hard
    1. of pressing out grapes and olives
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3905 ‑ לָחַץ (law‑khats');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Luke 1
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V-PAI-3P 1
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V-PAI-3P 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀπο-θλίβω [ ],


1. squeeze out, τοὺς ὄρχεις Arist. HA 632a17; ὑπόστασιν Thphr. Od. 29; τὸν ἐκ τοῦ βότρυος ἀποθλιβόμενον οἶνον D.S. 3.62; τῆς χώρας from the place, Luc. Jud.Voc. 2.

2. press or force back, τὸ αἷμα Arist. HA 587a22: in E. Cyc. 237 Ruhnken restored ἀπολέψειν.

3. press tightly, τὰ κράσπεδα Diph. 43.30; ἀ. τινά press upon, crowd, Luke 8:45.

4. crush, LXX Numbers 22:25.

II Gramm., drop a letter in the middle of a word, A.D. Adv. 185.3 (Pass.).

III oppress much, Aq. Exodus 3:9, Sm. Jd. 10.12: Pass., πρὸς τὸ τὴν πόλιν ἀποθλιβῆναι Wilcken Chr. 11 A 9 (ii B.C.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀποθλίβω; to press on all sides, squeeze, press hard: Luke 8:45. (Numbers 22:25; used also of pressing out grapes and olives, Diodorus 3, 62; Josephus, Antiquities 2, 5, 2; (others).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀπο -θλίβω ,

[in LXX for H3905, Numbers 22:25*;]

to press hard: Luke 8:45.†

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

P Tor I. 1ii. 13 (B.C. 116) (= Chrest. II. p. 32) οἱ ἐνκαλούμενοι ἀποθλιβέντες τῶι μηθενὸς δικαίου ἀντέχεσθαι.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
απέθλιψε αποθλίβουσι αποθλιβουσιν ἀποθλίβουσιν apothlibousin apothlíbousin
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