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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3026 - λῆρος

Transliteration
lēros
Phonetics
lay'-ros
Origin
apparently a root word
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. idle talk, nonsense
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KJV (1)
Luke
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Luke
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Luke
1
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Luke
1
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Luke
1
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Luke
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

λῆρος

(A), ,

I

1. trash, trumpery, of what is showy but useless, λήροις ἀναδῶν τοὺς νικῶντας Ar. Pl. 589; τραγικὸς λ. Id. Ra. 1005; λῆρόν τε τἄλλ' ἡγεῖτο τοῦ γνῶναι πέρι φύσεις ποιητῶν no good as connoisseurs of poets, ib. 809; λ. πάντα πρὸς τὸ χρυσίον Antiph. 232.1, cf. X. An. 7.7.41; λ. εἶναι δοκεῖ τὸ νόμισμα, φύσει δ' οὐθέν mere trash, Arist. Pol. 1257b10; a mere trifle, Pl. Phd. 72c, Men. Epit. 60; λ. ἐστι τἄλλα πρὸς Κινησίαν there's naught to compare with Cinesias, Ar. Lys. 860; οἱ ποιηταὶ λ. εἰσιν useless, futile, Xenarch. 7.1; ποιητῶν λ. Cratin. 306; ἐμὲ μὲν λ. ἡγεῖσθαι Pl. Chrm. 176a, cf. Tht. 176d, Luc. DMeretr. 10.3; λεπτοτάτων λ. ἱερεῦ Ar. Nu. 359; λῆροι καὶ παιδιαί, of flute-playing at banquets, Pl. Prt. 347d; λῆροι καὶ φλυαρίαι futile nonsense, Id. Hp.Ma. 304b; ὁδοὺς καὶ κρήνας καὶ λήρους D. 3.29; παροψίδες καὶ λῆρος side-dishes and suchlike trumpery, Alex. 261.5; παρεὶς λ. πολὺν ἀστακὸν ὠνοῦ Archestr. Fr. 24, cf. 35.7; as an exclamation, λῆρος nonsense! humbug ! Ar. Pl. 23, cf. Eub. 41.8.

2. delirium, Hp. Epid. 1.26. γ (as v.l. for παράληρος).

II as Adj., silly, ποιητής Luc. Gall. 6, cf. Rh.Proverbs 17:1-28. Adv. - ρως Tz. H. 13.337. (Perh. derived fr. sq.)

λῆρος

(B) (Boeot. λεῖρος IG 7.2421), ,

gold ornament on women's tunics, AP 6.292 (Hedyl.), cf. Luc. Lex. 9, Poll. 5.101, Hsch. (Oxyt. in AP l.c., Hsch.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** λῆρος , -ου , ,

[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 5:10*;]

silly talk, nonsense: Luke 24:11.†


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

This subst. is read by the editor in PSI V. 534.16 (iii/B.C.) οὔτε λήρ ̣ων.

For the corresponding verb see P Fay 114.21 (A.D. 100) μὴ ον (l. οὖν) ληρήσῃς τὸν ἐκτιναγμόν σου, ";don’t talk non-sense about your threshing"; (Edd.), cf. P Giss I. 64.8 (ii/A.D.) ληρεῖ : and for the adj. ληρώδης see BGU III. 1011ii. 15 (ii/B.C.) πολ [λὰ ] ληρώι [δη ] καὶ ψευδῆ προσα ̣γ ̣[γ ]έλ ̣[λε ]ται.

 

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Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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ληρος λήρος λῆρος ληστήριον leros lêros lēros lē̂ros
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