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Strong's #2796 - κίνησις

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  1. a moving, agitation
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Strong #: 5205 ‑ נִיד (need);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κίνησις [ ], εως, ἡ,

1. motion, opp. rest (στάσις), Pl. Sph. 250a; opp. ἠρεμία, Arist. Ph. 202a5, etc.

2. in Cyrenaic philos., λεία κ., = ἡδονή, τραχεῖα κ., = πόνος, D.L. 2.86; also αἱ διὰ μορφῆς κατ' ὄψιν ἡδεῖαι κ. Epicur. Fr. 67; αἱ κ. αἱ ἀνθρωπικαί human emotions, Arr. Epict. 2.20.19.

3. dance, Ἄρεος κίνασις (sic) Tyrt. 16, cf. Luc. Salt. 63, Ephes. 2 No.71; τραγικὴ ἔνρυθμος κ. Inscr.Magn. 165.

4. movement, in a political sense, ἐν κ. εἶναι Th. 3.75, cf. Plb. 3.4.12; ἡ κ. ἡ Ἰουδαϊκή the Jewish revolt, OGI 543.15 (Ancyra, ii A.D.); of the Peloponn. war, Th. 1.1.

5. change, revolution, κινήσεις πολιτείας Arist. Pol. 1268b25.

6. movement of an army, Plb. 10.23.1 (pl.); πολεμικαὶ κ. Ael. Tact. 3.4, cf. Arr. Tact. 20.1. removal, change of abode, Vett.Val. 97.17 (pl.), al.

7. Gramm., inflexion, τοῦ ζῆμι κ. οὐχ εὕρηται EM 410.38.

8. in Law, punitive action, βασιλικὴ κ. Cod.Just., cf.; also, setting a process in motion, PLond. 5.1663.13 (vi A.D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κίνησις, κινήσεως, (κινέω) (from Plato on), a moving, agitation: τοῦ ὕδατος, John 5:3 (R L).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κίνησις , -εως ,

(< κινέω ),

[in LXX: Job 16:6 (5), (H5205), al.;]

a moving: John 5:3.†

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

κίνησις occurs with reference to the Jewish sedition in Syria (A.D. 132–5) in OGIS 543.15 διὰ τὴν κίνησιν τὴν Ἰουδαϊκήν. Cf. also Wünsch A F 4.28 (iii/A.D.) ὁρκίζω σε τὸν θεὸν τὸν χαρισάμενον τοῖς ἀνθρώποις τὴν διὰ τῶν ἄρθρων κείνησιν, and see the late P Mon I. 6.44 (A.D. 583).


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
εκίρνων κινησιν κίνησιν κινύρα κινύραις κινύραν κινύρας kinesin kinēsin kínesin kínēsin
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