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Strong's #1584 - ἐκλάμπω

from (G1537) and (G2989)
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  1. to shine forth
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2095 ‑ זְהַר (zeh‑har');  5050 ‑ נָגַהּ (naw‑gah');  5782 ‑ עוּר (oor);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



1. shine or beam forth, Hdt. 6.82, A. Pr. 1083 (anap.); ὅπλα ὥστε κάτοπτρον ἐξέλαμπεν X. Cyr. 7.1.2, etc.; ὀμμάτων ἐ. πόθος APl. 4.182 (Leon.); ὥσπερ ἀστραπήν Hp. Epid. 7.88; πῦρ ἐκ λίθων ἐ. Arist. HA 516b11: metaph., δίκας δ' ἐξέλαμψε θεῖον φάος Trag.Adesp. 500; ὥσπερ ἐκ πυρείων ἐ. Pl. R. 435a; ἐξ. ἡ δόξα Plb. 31.23.2; of persons, Ph. 1.326, al.; burst forth violently, of a fever, Hp. VM 16; of sound, to be clearly heard, [ ἐκ τῆς κραυγῆς ] ἐξέλαμψε τὸ καλεῖν τὸν βασιλέα Plb. 15.31.1.

2. to be distinguished, δι' εὐφυΐαν Plu. Cic. 2; τῶν ἄλλων Lib. Or. 62.37.

II c. acc. cogn., flash forth, πυρωπὸν γλῆνος ἐκλάμψαν φλόγα A. Fr. 300.4; σέλας dub.l.in E. Fr. 330, cf. Lyc. 1091; πῦρ App. Syr. 56, cf. Bias Fr.Lyr.: metaph., νοῦς ἐ. αἰσθήσεις Ph. 1.72; ἀπὸ τοῦ ἑνὸς ὁ θεὸς ἑαυτὸν ἐξέλαμψε Iamb. Myst. 8.2.

III Astrol.,= διαυγάζω 111, PLond. 1.132.95 (i/ii A.D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐκλάμπω: future ἐκλαμψω; to shine forth: Matthew 13:43; Daniel 12:3 variant (Greek writings from Aeschylus down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐκ -λάμπω ,

[in LXX for H215 hi., etc.;]

to shine forth: Matthew 13:43.†

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

This verb, which in the NT is confined to Matthew 13:43, is found in P Lond 130.95 (a horoscope—i/ii A.D.) (= I. p. 135) ἐξέλαμπεν.


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
εκλάμψει εκλαμψουσιν εκλάμψουσιν ἐκλάμψουσιν εξέλαμπεν eklampsousin eklámpsousin
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