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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #61 - ἄγρα

Transliteration
ágra
Phonetics
ag'-rah  
Word Origin
from (71)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a catching, hunting
  2. that which is taken in hunting, the booty, prey
    1. of birds or beasts, game
    2. of fish, a draught or haul
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Luke 2
Luke 2
Luke 2
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄγρα, Ion. ἄγρη, ἡ,

I

1. hunting, the chase, (never in Il.), ἄγρην ἐφέπειν Od. 12.330; χαίρουσι δέ τ' ἀνέρες ἄγρῃ 22.306; ἐς ἄγρας ἰέναι E. Supp. 885; ἄ. ἀνθρώπων Pl. Lg. 823e; ἁλιαδᾶν ἔχων ἀΰπνους ἄγρας S. Aj. 880 (lyr.).

2. way of catching, Pi. N. 3.81, Hdt. 2.70.

II quarry, prey, Hes. Th. 442; ἄγραν ὤλεσα A. Eu. 148 (lyr.); εὔκερως ἄ. S. Aj. 64, cf. 407 (pl.); Μελέαγρε, μελέαν γάρ ποτ' ἀγρεύεις ἄ. E. Fr. 517; game, Hdt. 1.73, etc.; of fish, draught, take, Luke 5:9 : metaph., δορὸς ἄγρα A. Th. 322 (lyr.).

III Ἄγρα, ἡ, title of Artemis at Athens, Pl. Phdr. 229c; τὰ ἐν Ἄγρας (sc. μυστήρια) Paus. Gr. Fr. 13; τὰ πρὸς Ἄγραν IG 2.315; μήτηρ ἐν Ἄγρας ib.273: also Ἄγραι, αἱ, the precinct of Artemis Agra, Paus. 1.19.6, St. Byz., AB 334, etc. (With ἄγρα: ἄγρια cf. θήρα: θηρία.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἄγρα, (ας, (ἄγω);

1. a catching, hunting: Luke 5:4.

2. the thing caught: ἄγρα τῶν ἰχθύων ' the catch or haul of fish' i. e. the fishes taken (A. V. draught), Luke 5:9.

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἄγρα , -ας , (<ἄγω ),

1. the chase, a hunting or catching: Luke 5:4.

2. that which is taken, a catch: of fish, Luke 5:9.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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αγρα άγρα ἄγρᾳ αγραν άγραν ἄγραν agra ágrāi agran ágran
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