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Strong's #1426 - δυσφημία

from a compound of (G1418) and (G5345)
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Noun Feminine
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  1. the condition of one who is defamed
    1. ill-repute, and the action of one who uses disgraceful language
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2 Corinthians 1
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2 Corinthians 1
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1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
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2 Corinthians 1
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2 Corinthians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δυσφημ-ία, ἡ,

I ill language, esp. words of ill omen, κατεῖχε.. πᾶν στρατόπεδον δυσφημίαις S. Ph. 10, dub. in J. AJ 16.4.1: pl., curses, Plu. 2.587f, cf. Pel. 8; but, unsavoury details, Demetr. Eloc. 302.

II blasphemy, slander, D.H. 6.48, etc.

III ill fame, obloquy, S. Fr. 178 (pl.), Them. Or. 7.99c.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δυσφημία, δυσφημίας, , both the condition of a δύσφημος, i. e. of one who is defamed, viz. ill-repute, and the action of one who uses opprobrious language, viz. defamation, reproach: διά δυσφημίας καί εὐφημίας (A. V. by evil report and good report), 2 Corinthians 6:8. (1 Macc. 7:38; 3Macc. 2:26. Dionysius II. 6, 48; Plutarch, de gen. Socrates § 18, p. 587f.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** δυσφημέω , -ώ

(< δύσφημος , slanderous),

[in LXX: 1 Maccabees 7:41 *;]

1. intrans., to use evil words (Æsch.).

2. Trans., to speak ill of, defame (Soph.): pass., 1 Corinthians 4:13.†

** δυσφημία , -ας ,

(< δύσφημος , slanderous),

[in LXX: 1 Maccabees 7:38, 3 Maccabees 2:20 *;]

evil-speaking, defamation: opp. to εὐφημία , 2 Corinthians 6:8.†

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

Syll 366.15 (c. A.D. 38) ὅπως μὴ τὸ πολυδάπανον αὐτῆς τῶν κατασκευαζομένων ἔργων [αἱ ] περὶ τὴν ἀγορὰν ἐνποδίσωσι δυσφημίαι.


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
δυσφημιας δυσφημίας δυσφημουμενοι δυσφημούμενοι δύσχρηστος dusphemias dusphēmias dusphemoumenoi dusphēmoumenoi dysphemias dysphemías dysphēmias dysphēmías dysphemoumenoi dysphemoúmenoi dysphēmoumenoi dysphēmoúmenoi
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