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Strong's #2330 - θέρος

from a primary thero (to heat)
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  1. summer
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Strong #: 7019 ‑ קַיִץ (kah'‑yits);  7105 ‑ קָצִיר (kaw‑tseer');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

θέρος, εος, τό,


I summer, χείματος οὐδὲ θέρευς Od. 7.118; οὔτ' ἐν θέρει οὔτ' ἐν ὀπώρῃ 12.76; ἐν θέρει, opp. ἐνψύχει, S. Ph. 18; θέρεϊ or θέρει, Il. 22.151, Hes. Op. 640; τὸ θέρος during the summer, Hdt. 1.202; τοῦ θέρεος in the course of it, Id. 2.24; τοῦ θέρους Ar. Fr. 463; θέρεος or θέρους (without the Art.), Hes. Op. 462, Pl. Phdr. 276b, al.; τοῦ παρεστῶτος θέρους S. Ph. 1340; τοῦ θ. εὐθὺς ἀρχομένου Th. 2.47; κατὰ θέρους ἀκμήν X. HG 5.3.19; θ. μεσοῦντος about mid summer, Luc. Hist.Conscr. 1; esp. in Th., campaigning-season, ἅμα ἦρι τοῦ ἐπιγιγνομένου θέρους 4.117, cf. 2.31, 6.8; τοσαῦτα μὲν ἐν τῷ θ. ἐγένετο 2.68.

II summerfruits, harvest, crop, θ. ἀλλότριον ἀμᾶν Ar. Eq. 392, cf. D. 53.21, AP 11.365.3 (Agath.): pl., θέρη crops, PFlor. 150.5 (iii A.D.); θέρη σταχύων the ripe ears, Plu. Fab. 2: metaph., πάγκλαυτον ἐξαμᾷ θέρος A. Pers. 822, cf. Ag. 1655; τὸ γηγενὲς δράκοντος.. θ. E. Ba. 1026; of a horse's mane, v. cross θερίζω 1.3; of a youth's beard, Call. Del. 298, AP 10.19 (Apollonid.); also τέμνεται τὸ ἱερὸν καὶ ἀπόρρητον θ. τοῦ θεοῦ Τάλλου Jul. Or. 5.168d.

III Astron., τὸ μέγα θ., ὅταν πάντες οἱ πλάνητες ἐν θερινῷ ζῳδίῳ γένωνται Olymp. in Mete. 111.30. metaph., in an epitaph for a year of life, Supp.Epigr. 2.874.4 (Egypt).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

θέρος, θέρους, τό (θέρω to heat), summer: Matthew 24:32; Mark 13:28; Luke 21:30. (From Homer down; Hebrew קַיִץ, Proverbs 6:8 Genesis 8:22.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

θέρος , -ους , τό

(θέρω , to heat),

[in LXX chiefly for H7019;]

summer: Matthew 24:32, Mark 13:28, Luke 21:30.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Hib I. 27.83 (a calendar—B.C. 301–240) ἔλεγεν δὲ [δύο ] τ ̣ὰς πορείας εἶναι τοῦ ἡλίου μία μὲν τὴν διορίζουσαν νύκτα καὶ ἡμέραν μία δὲ τὴν διορίζουσαν χιμῶνα καὶ θέρος, ";he said that the courses of the sun were two, one dividing night and day and one dividing winter and summer"; (Edd.). OGIS 56.41 (B.C. 237) ἐν τῶι χειμῶνι. . . ἐν τῶι θέρει. In P Flor II. 150.5 (A.D. 267) ὥστε. . πατῆσαι τὰ ἐν τῷ αἰγιαλῷ θέρη, the word is = ";crop."; For the adj. see BGU IV. 1188.9 (B.C. 15–4) τὰ θερινὰ ἔργα, and P Oxy IV. 810 (A.D. 134–5) where land is to be cultivated χόρτῳ εἰς κοπὴν καὶ θερινὴν ἐπινομήν. Θέριστρον apparently = ";a summer garment"; (as in LXX Genesis 24:65 al.) occurs in P Petr I. 12.18 (iii/B.C.) (=III. p. 18). MGr θέρος, ";summer.";


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θέρει θερος θέρος θέρους θέσις θεσμούς theros théros
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