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Strong's #2824 - κλίμα

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  1. an inclination, slope, declivity
  2. the [supposed] sloping of the earth from the equator towards the poles, a zone
  3. a tract of land, a region
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6438 ‑ פִּנָּה (pin‑naw');  
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KJV (3)
Romans 1
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
NAS (3)
Romans 1
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
HCS (3)
Romans 1
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
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Romans 1
2 Corinthians 1
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2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
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Romans 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


[ , cf. Scymn. 521 ], ατος, τό, (κλίνω)

I inclination, slope of ground, ἑκάτερον τὸ κ. τῶν ὀρῶν Plb. 2.16.3; ἡ πόλις τῷ ὅλῳ κ. τέτραπται πρὸς τὰς ἄρκτους Id. 7.6.1, etc.; scarp, Apollod. Poliorc. 140.7.


1. = ἔγκλιμα 1.2, τοῦ κόσμου Hipparch. 1.2.22, cf. Gem. 16.12, Cleom. 1.2.

2. terrestrial latitude, latitudes, region, τὸ μεσημβρινὸν κ. D.H. 1.9; τὸ ὑπάρκτιον κ. Plu. Ma 11; τὰ πρὸς μεσημβρίαν κ. the southern regions, Plb. 5.44.6, cf. 10.1.3, Str. 1.1.10, AP 9.97 (Alph.), Ath. 12.523e, Vett.Val. 6.14, etc.; κ. οὐρανοῦ Hdn. 2.11.4.

3. direction, cardinal point, τὰ τέτταρα κ. (viz. N., S., E., W.) Str. 10.2.12, Gp. 1.11.1, cf. Isid. Etym. 13.1.3; τὸ νότιον κ. τοῦ κόσμου Plu. 2.365b; κατὰ τὸ βόρειον κ. Arist. Mu. 392a3.

4. seven latitudinal strips in the οἰκουμένη on which the longest day ranged by halfhour intervals from 13 to 16 hours, Eratosth. ap. Scymn. 113, Id. ap. Str. 2.1.35, 2.5.34, Gem. 5.58, 16.17, Posidon. ap. Procl. in Ti. 3.125 D. (cf. eund. ap. Cleom. 1.10), Id. ap. Str. 6.2.1, Marin. ap. Ptol. Geog. 1.15.8, 1.17.1, Id. Alm. 2.12, al., Cat.Cod.Astr. 8(4).37.

5. seven astrological zones corresponding to Nos. 3-6 of κλίμα 11.4, Nech. Fr. 5, al., Vett. Val.22.33, al., Firmic.2.11.2.

III metaph., inclination, propensity, Arr. Epict. 2.15.20. fall, ἑπταετεῖ κλίματι by death at seven years of age, IG 14.2431. Gramm., inflected form, A.D. Adv. 173.25. = ὑπόδημα, Hsch.; cf. κλείματα.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κλίμα or κλίμα (on the accent cf. references under the word κρίμα), κλιματος, τό (κλίνω);

1. an inclination, slope, declivity: τῶν ὁρῶν, Polybius 2, 16, 3; (others). specifically,

2. the (supposed) sloping of the earth from the equator toward the poles, a zone: Aristotle, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Plutarch, others; Josephus, b. j. 5, 12, 2.

3. a tract of land, a region: Romans 15:23; 2 Corinthians 11:10; Galatians 1:21; (Polybius 5,44,6; 7,6, 1; Herodian, 2, 11, 8 (4 edition, Bekker); others).

STRONGS NT 2824a: κλινάριον κλινάριον, κλιναριου, τό (diminutive of κλίνη; see γυναικάριον), a small bed, a couch: Acts 5:15 L T Tr WH. (Aristophanes fragment 33 d.; Epictetus diss. 3, 5, 13; Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 2, 57; (cf. κλινίδιον, and Pollux as there referred to).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κλίμα , -τος , τό (< κλίνω ),

[in LXX: Judges 20:2 A (H6438)*;]

1. an inclination, slope, esp. the slope from the equator to the pole (Arist).

2. a region (Polyb., al.): pl., Romans 15:23, 2 Corinthians 11:10, Galatians 1:21.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For κλίμα, ";region,"; as in Romans 15:23 al., cf. OGIS 519.18 (c. A.D. 245) οἱ πεμφθέντες εἰς ] τὸ Ἀππιανῶν κλίμα, and the magic P Lond 121.481 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 99) ἐξορκίζω σε κατὰ τῶν τεσσάρων κλιμάτων τοῦ κόσμου. Cf. Ramsay Galatians, p. 278 ff. For κλίμα, ";slope,"; cf. Aristeas 59 τὸ. . ἐκτὸς κλίμα, ";the side which sloped outwards (of a table)"; See also Archiv i. p. 422, and cf. Kaibel 579.2 (ii/A.D.) ἑπταετε [ ] κλίματι, where the reference is to death occasioned by a ";fall"; at seven years of age.


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List of Word Forms
κλημακτήρες κλημακτήρσιν κλίμα κλίμακας κλιμάκων κλίμαξ κλιμασι κλίμασι κλίμασιν κλιματα κλίματα klimasi klímasi klimasin klímasin klimata klímata
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