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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #213 - ἀλαζών

Root Word (Etymology)
from ale (vagrancy)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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  1. an empty pretender, a boaster
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3093 ‑ יָהִיר (yaw‑here');  3887 ‑ לִיץ (loots);  7830 ‑ שַׁחַץ (shakh'‑ats);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀλαζ-ών [ᾰλ], όνος, ὁ, ἡ, (ἄλη) prop.

1. wanderer about country, vagrant, Alc. Com. 31. II charlatan, quack, esp. of Sophists, Cratin. 380, Ar. Nu. 102, Pl. Chrm. 173c, al.

2. braggart, boaster, X. Cyr. 2.2.12, Arist. EN 1127a21; title of play by Men.

3. Adj., boastful, pretentious, Hdt. 6.12; ἀ. λόγοι Pl. R. 560c: Comp. -έστερος Suid. s.v. εἴρων: Sup., ἡδονὴ ἀλαζονίστατον most shameless, Pl. Phlb. 65c. Adv. Sup. -έστατα, δρω-ν Ael. NA 4.29.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀλαζών, (ονος, , (ἄλη, wandering) (from Aristophanes on), an empty pretender, a boaster: Romans 1:30; 2 Timothy 3:2. (Trench, § xxix.; Tittmann i., p. 73f; Schmidt, chapter 172, 2.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀλαζών , -όνος , ,

(<ἄλη , wandering),

[in LXX: Job 28:8 (H7830) Habakkuk 2:5 (H3093), Proverbs 21:24 (H3887)*;]

prop, a vagabond, hence, an impostor, a boaster: Romans 1:30, 2 Timothy 3:2.†

SYN.: ὐβριστής G5197, ὑπερήφανος G5244 (v. Tr., Syn., § xxix; Lft., Notes, 256).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
αλαζονας αλαζόνας ἀλαζόνας αλαζονες αλαζόνες ἀλαζόνες αλαζόνων αλαζών αλαλάγμασιν αλαλαγμόν αλαλαγμός αλαλαγμού αλαλαγμώ alazonas alazónas alazones alazónes
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