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Strong's #2079 - ἐσχάτως

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  1. extreme, to be in the last gasp, at the point of death
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Adverb from G2078

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐσχάτως, adverb, extremely (Xenophon, an. 2, 6, 1; Aristotle, others); ἐσχάτως ἔχειν (in extremis esse), to be in the last gasp, at the point of death: Mark 5:23. Diodorus excerpt Vales. p. 242 (i. e. from l. 10 § 2, 4 Dindorf); Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 3, 60. The phrase is censured by the Atticists; cf. Fischer, De vitiis lexamples etc., p. 704f; Lob. ad Phryn., p. 389; Fritzsche on Mark, p. 178f; (Winer's 26).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἐσχάτως ,


extremely, utterly; . ἔχειν (= Lat. in extremis esse), only in late writers (cf. ἐν ἐσχάτοις εἶναι , FlJ, Ant., ix, 8, 6), to be at the point of death: Mark 5:28.†

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

The phrase ἐσχάτως ἔχειν, which in the NT occurs only in Mark 5:23, is censured by the Atticists, see Lobeck Phryn. p. 389, Rutherford NP p. 481. For other exx. of the intrans. use of ἔχω with an adv., see s.v. ἔχω.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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εσχατως εσχάτως ἐσχάτως eschatos eschatōs eschátos eschátōs
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