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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2864 - κόμη

apparently from the same as (G2865)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
  1. hair, head of hair
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6203 ‑ עֹרֶף (o‑ref');  6285 ‑ פֵּאָה (pay‑aw');  6287 ‑ פְּאֵר (peh‑ayr');  6545 ‑ פֶּרַע (peh'‑rah);  
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1 Corinthians
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1 Corinthians
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1 Corinthians
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1 Corinthians
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κόμ-η, ἡ,


1. hair of the head, Il. 22.406, etc.: less freq. in pl., κὰδ δὲ κάρητος οὔλας ἧκε κόμας Od. 6.231; κόμαι Χαρίτεσσιν ὁμοῖαι (i.e. κόμαις Χαρίτων) Il. 17.51; κόμην κείρειν, κείρεσθαι (v. κείρω) ; κόμην τρέφειν to let the hair grow long, Hdt. 1.82; κ. φορεῖν PGnom. 188 (ii A.D.); κόμη δι' αὔρας ἀκτένιστος ᾄσσεται S. OC 1261; καθεῖσαν εἰς ὤμους κόμας E. Ba. 695; κόμαι πρόσθετοι false hair, wig, X. Cyr. 1.3.2, etc.; δοῦλος ὢν κόμην ἔχεις; Ar. Av. 911; κόμης ἀνάπλεως unkempt, Plu. Cic. 30.

2. of the beard, Arr. Epict. 4.8.4.

3. gill or branchia of the cuttlefish, dub. in Arist. HA 550b18: pl., arms or suckers, Max.Tyr. 4.5.

II metaph., foliage of trees, Od. 23.195, Cratin. 296, etc.; δόνακος App. BC 4.28; of herbs, Dsc. 4.164.7, Gal. 6.268; of corn, ληΐου κ. Babr. 88.3; λειμώνων κόμαι IG 14.1389i i 11; esp. = τραγοπώγων, Thphr. HP 7.7.1, Dsc. 2.143.

III luminous tail of a comet, Arist. Mete. 343a1, 346a15.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κόμη , -ης , ,

[in LXX: Numbers 6:5, Ezekiel 44:20 (H6545), al.;]

the hair: 1 Corinthians 11:15.†

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

With 1 Corinthians 11:15 we may compare Cagnat IV. 1019.8 κοματροφήσαν [τος ] τοῦ ὑοῦ μου Αὐρ. with the editor’s note—";comam pascere, ut deo postea consecraretur, crebrior religio fuit"; : see also Syll 420 n.2. For κ. = ";foliage,"; see P Petr III. 43(2) versoiv. 10 (B.C. 246) π [αρ ]αφρυγανίσαι τὸ χῶμα τ [ ]ι μυρικίνηι κόμηι.


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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κόμαι κόμας κομη κόμη κόμην κόμης kome komē kóme kómē
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2023. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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