the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1675 - Ἑλληνιστής
- a Hellenist
- one who imitates the manners and customs or the worship of the Greeks, and use the Greek tongue
- used in the NT of Jews born in foreign lands and speaking Greek
Ἑλληνιστής, ἑλληνιστου, ὁ (from ἑλληνίζω to copy the manners and worship of the Greeks or to use the Greek language (Winers Grammar, 94 (89f), cf. 28)), a Hellenist, i. e. one who imitates the manners and customs or the worship of the Greeks, and uses the Greek tongue; employed in the N. T. of Jews born in foreign lands and speaking Greek (Grecian Jews): Acts 11:20 R (WH; see in Ἕλλην, 2); Acts 9:29; the name adhered to them even after they had embraced Christianity, Acts 6:1, where it is opposed to οἱ Ἑβραῖοί, which see Cf. Winers RWB, under the word Hellenisten; Reuss in Herzog see p. 701ff; (BB. DD., under the word
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*† Ἑλληνιστής , -οῦ , ὁ
(< Ἑλληνίζω , to Hellenize, affect Greek customs),
a Hellenist (RV, Grecian Jew): Acts 6:1; Acts 9:29; Acts 11:20.†
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