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Strong's #1395 - δότης

from the base of (G1325)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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  1. a giver, bestower
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δότ-ης, ου, ὁ,

later form of δοτήρ, LXX Proverbs 22:8; 2 Corinthians 9:7.

δοτ-ήρ, ῆρος, ὁ,

giver, dispenser, ταμίαι.. σίτοιο δοτῆρες Il. 19.44; ὀϊστοὶ θανάτοιο δ. Hes. Sc. 131; esp. of the gods, δ. εὐθηλέος ἥβης h.Hom. 8.9; μαντευμάτων Pi. Pae. 7.1; πυρὸς βροτοῖς δοτῆρα A. Pr. 612. Poet. form used by X. Cyr. 8.1.9, and in later Prose, θεὸς δ. παντὸς ἀγαθοῦ D.H. 2.62, cf. J. AJ 1.18.6, Iamb. Myst. 3.31.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δότης, δοτου, (δίδωμι), for the more usual δοτήρ, a giver, bestower: 2 Corinthians 9:7 from Proverbs 22:8. Not forrod elsewhere.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δότης , -ου ,

(< δίδωμι ),

[in LXX: Proverbs 22:8*;]

= δοτήρ ,

a giver: 2 Corinthians 9:7 (LXX) (not elsewhere).†

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

For this rare form, which in 2 Corinthians 9:7 Paul borrows from LXX of Pro. 22꞉8a [MT Proverbs 29:9] Nägeli (p. 62 n.1) compares ἐκδότης (";Verdinger";) in CIG 2347c.63 (pre-Christian).


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
δοτην δότην δοτόν doten dotēn dóten dótēn
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