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Strong's #1857 - ἐξώτερος

Root Word (Etymology)
comparative of (G1854)
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  1. outer
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Strong #: 2435 ‑ חִיצוֹן (khee‑tsone');  2691 ‑ חָצֵר (khaw‑tsare');  7020 ‑ קִיצוֹן (kee‑tsone');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



Adv., Comp. of ἔξω, more outside, δρόμου ἐ. A. Ch. 1023, cf. Arist. Metaph. 1055a25, LXX Job 18:17, etc.:

hence later, Adj. ἐξώτερος, outer, LXX Exodus 26:4, etc., Matthew 8:12; ξυστός POxy. 896.14 (iv A.D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐξώτερος, ἐξωτέρᾳ, ἐξώτερον (a comparative from ἔξω, cf. ἐσώτερος, ἀνώτερος, κατώτερος), outer: τό σκότος τό ἐξώτερον, the darkness outside the limits of the lighted palace (to which the Messiah's kingdom is here likened), Matthew 8:12; Matthew 22:13; Matthew 25:30. ((the Sept.; Strabo, others).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐξώτερος , -α , -ον

(compar., from ἔξω ; opp. to ἐσώτερος ),

[in LXX chiefly for H2435;]

outer: σκότος , Matthew 8:12 Matthew 22:13 Matthew 25:30.†

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

An adj. ἐξωτικός, which survives in MGr, is found in the vi/A.D. PSI IV. 284.2 τῶν ὑπό σε ἐξω [τ ]ικω ̣ν ̣ ἀρουρ (ῶν). Cf also MGr ξωτικό, ";ghost.";


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
έξωθεν εξωτάτου εξωτέρα εξωτέραν εξωτέρας εξωτερον εξώτερον ἐξώτερον εξωτέρου εξωτέρω exoteron exōteron exṓteron
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