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Strong's #280 - ἄμετρος

from (G1) (as a negative particle) and (G3358)
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  1. without measure, immense
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄμετρος, ον,


1. without or beyond measure, immense, κακόν Simon. 37.16 codd.; opp. μετρητός, Pl. Lg. 820c. Adv. -τρως Id. Phd. 86c, etc.: neut. pl. as Adv., Babr. 11.10.

2. immoderate, in moral sense, Pl. Lg. 690e, etc. Adv. -τρως X. Cyr. 1.6.34.

3. neverceasing, τέττιγες Simon. 174.

4. disproportionate, Pl. Ti. 87e: Sup. -ότατος most unequal, Cleom. 1.7.

II without metre, prosaic, opp. ἔμμετρος, Arist. Po. 1451b1, D.H. Comp. 3, etc. Adv. -τρως unmetrically, Critias 4; not in metre, Poll. 1.19.

III ἄμετρος, = βάτος, Dsc. 4.37.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἄμετρος, (μέτρον a measure), without measure, immense: 2 Corinthians 10:13, 15f (εἰς τά ἄμετρα καυχᾶσθαι to boast to an immense extent, i. e. beyond measure, excessively). (Plato, Xenophon, Anthol. iv., p. 170, and ii. 206, Jacobs edition.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*ἄμετρος , -ον

(< μέτρον ),

without measure: adverbially, εἰς τὰ ἄ ., excessively, 2 Corinthians 10:13; 2 Corinthians 10:15

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 form ἀμέτρητος occurs in a touching sepulchral inscription regarding a husband and wife from Rhodes IMAe 149 (ii/B.C.) : ταὐτὰ λέγοντες ταὐτὰ φρονοῦντες ἤλθομεν τὰν ἀμέτρητον ὁδὸν εἰς Ἀΐδαν .



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.
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αμετρα άμετρα ἄμετρα ametra ámetra
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