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Strong's #2987 - λαμπρότης

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Noun Feminine
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  1. brightness, brilliancy
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Strong #: 1926 ‑ הָדָר (haw‑dawr');  2096 ‑ זֹהַר (zo'‑har);  5051 ‑ נֹגַהּ (no'‑gah);  5278 ‑ נֹעַם (no'‑am);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

λαμπρότης, ητος, ἡ,


1. brilliancy, splendour, λ. καὶ τάξις τοῦ στρατεύματος X. An. 1.2.18; of a horse, Id. Eq. 11.9; of arms, Plb. 11.9.1, Arr. An. 1.14.4.

2. clearness, distinctness, Plu. Phil. 11.

II metaph.,

1. brilliancy, splendour, Hdt. 2.101; ἡ παραυτίκα λ. Th. 2.64, cf. 7.69; ἀπὸ οἵας λαμπρότητος.. ἐς οἵαν.. τελευτὴν ἀφῖκτο Id. 7.75, cf. 6.31: pl., distinctions, τιμαὶ καὶ λ. Id. 4.62; ἔν τινος λαμπρότητι in distinction for a thing, Id. 6.16; λ. τῶν πράξεων D.S. 16.66, cf. Arr. An. 2.7.7.

2. munificence, D. 21.158.

3. brilliancy of style, Plu. 2.25b; λαμπρότητες τοῦ λόγου, Lat. lumina orationis, Philostr. VS 1.23.2.

4. λ. ψυχῆς magnanimity, Plb. 32.8.1, D.S. 4.40.

5. as a title, ἡ σὴ λ. your Serenity, Serene Highness, PGrenf. 1.59 (v/vi A. D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

λαμπρότης, λαμπρότητος, , brightness, brilliancy: τοῦ ἡλίου, Acts 26:13. (From Herodotus (metaphorically) down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

λαμπρότης , -ητος , ,

[in LXX: Psalms 110:3 (H1926), al.;]

brightness, brilliancy: τ . ἡλίου , Acts 26:13.†

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

Like the adj., λαμπρότης is used as a title of honour, e.g. P Grenf I. 59.6 (v/vi A.D.) τὸ κτῆμα τῆς σῆς λαμπρότητος, BGU I. 306.8 (A.D. 566) ὁμολογῶ [μεμισθῶ ]σθαι παρὰ τῆς λ [α ]μπρότητος. Cf. also OGIS 470.8 (time of Augustus) where a certain Theophron is described as—ἐν τῇ [ ]σίᾳ καὶ πρὸς τὴν πατρίδα [λ ]αμπρότητα.


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
λαμπρότης λαμπρότησι λαμπροτητα λαμπρότητα λαμπρότητί λαμπτήρ λαμπτήρα lamproteta lamprotēta lampróteta lamprótēta
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