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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #788 - ἆσσον

Transliteration
âsson
Phonetics
as'-son  
Word Origin
neuter comparative of the base of (1451)
Parts of Speech
Adverb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. nearer
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Acts 1
Acts 1
Acts 1
BYZ TIS TR
ADV-C 1
ADV-C 1
ADV-C 1
NA WH
ADV 1
ADV-C 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἆσσον

(Dor. ἄσσιον acc. to Eust. 1643.32), Adv. Comp. of ἄγχι: —

I nearer, esp. of hostile approach, ἆσσον ἴτ' Il. 1.567, al., cf. Hes. Th. 748; τείχεος ἆ. ἴσαν Il. 22.4, cf. Hdt. 4.3, Ar. Eq. 1306; simply of approach, γυναῖχ' ὁρῶ στείχουσαν ἡμῶν ἆ. S. OC 312, cf. El. 900; of a woman, ἥτις ἀνδρῶν ἆ. οὐκ ἐλήλυθεν Ar. Eq. 1306; δίφρον ἆ. ἕλκεται πυρός Semon. 7.26: c. dat., S. OC 722: with double Comp., ἕρποντι μᾶλλον ἆσσον Id. Ant. 1210: Sup. ἄσσιστα A. Fr. 6; ἄσιστα IG 5(2).159.17 (Tegea), Michel 1334 (Elis, iv B. C.).

II hence new Comp. ἀσσοτέρω, with or without gen., Od. 19.506, 17.572; later Comp. Adj. ἀσσότερος, = ἐγγύτερος, Arat. 878: Sup. Adv. ἀσσοτάτω AP 9.430 (Crin.): Sup. Adj. ἀσσότατος ib. 6.345 (Id.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἆσσον, adverb, nearer (comparative of ἄγχι near (cf. ἐγγύς)): Acts 27:13 (here Rec.st Ασσον (or Ασσον, which see), Rec.bez elz ἆσσον (cf. Tdf. at the passage); but see Meyer). (Homer, Herodotus, tragic poets; Josephus, Antiquities 19, 2, 4.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἆσσον

(Rec., after Vg., Ἄσσον ),

adv. (compar. of ἄγχι , near),

nearer: Acts 27:13 (RV, close in shore; v. B1., § 11, 3; 44, 3; poets, Ion, and late prose).†


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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