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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2866 - κομψότερον

Transliteration
kompsóteron
Phonetics
komp-sot'-er-on
Origin
neuter comparative of a derivative of the base of (G2865) (meaning properly, well dressed, i.e. nice)
Parts of Speech
Adverb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. more finely, better
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KJV (1)
John
1
NAS (1)
John
1
HCS (1)
John
1
BSB (1)
John
1
ESV (1)
John
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κομψοìτερον

Neuter comparative of a derivative of the base of G2865

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* κομψός , - , -όν

(< κομέω , to take care of),

well-dressed, elegant, fine; compar. neut., κομψότερον ἔχειν (cf. κόμψως ἔχειν , Epict., and colloq. Eng., "to be doing finely"): John 4:52.†


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 the adverbial phrase John 4:52 κομψότερον ἔσχεν, ";got better"; (rather than ";began to amend"; AV, RV), cf. P Par 18.3 κομψῶς ἔχω, p Tebt 11. 414.10 (ii/A.D.) ἐὰν κομψῶς σχῶ πέμψω [τ ]ῇ θυγατρί σου κοτ ̣υ ̣λην ἲρις (";a cotyle of orris-root";), and P Oxy VI. 935.5 (iii/A.D.) θεῶν συνλαμβανόντων ἡ ἀδελφὴ ἐπὶ τ [ ] κομψότερον ἐτράπη, ";with the assistance of heaven our sister has taken a turn for the better"; (Edd.). See also Epict. iii. 10. 13 ὅταν ὁ ἰατρὸς εἰσέρχηται, μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τί εἴπῃ, μηδ᾽ ἂν εἴπῃ ῾κομψῶς ἔχεις᾽, ὑπερχαίρειν : ib. ii. 18. 14 γίγνωσκε ὅτι κομψῶς σοί ἐστι. Κόμψη is found as a woman’s name in Preisigke 4119.

 

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
εκονδύλιζον κομψοτερον κομψότερον κόνδυ κονδυλίζοντας κονδυλισμούς κονία κονίαμα κονίαν κονίας kompsoteron kompsóteron
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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