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Strong's #3322 - μεσόω

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  1. to be in the middle, be midway
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Strong #: 2677 ‑ חֲצִי (khay‑tsee');  8484 ‑ תִּיכֹן (tee‑kone', tee‑kone');  8622 ‑ תְּקֻפָה (tek‑oo‑faw', tek‑oo‑faw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



1. to be in or at the middle, τόδ' ἴσθι, μηδέπω μεσοῦν κακόν A. Pers. 435; ἐν ἀρχῇ πῆμα κοὐδέπω μεσσῖ E. Med. 60; ἐπειδὴ τὸ δρᾶμα ἤδη μεσοίη Ar. Ra. 924; esp. of Time, μεσοῦσα ἡμέρη mid day, Hdt. 3.104; θέρους μεσοῦντος in mids summer, Th. 5.57; ἐν [ἐνιαυτῷ] μεσοῦντι X. HG 2.2.24; πρὸς ἥλιον μεσοῦντα to wards mid day, Thphr. CP 2.4.8; μεσούντων τῶν ζῳδίων Hipparch. 2.3.19.

2. c. gen., to be in the middle of, τῆς ἀναβάσιος Hdt. 1.181; τὰ δὲ καὶ μεσοῦν τούτων Pl. R. 618b; μεσοῦντα τῆς ἀρχῆς in the middle of his time of office, Sch. Aeschin. 3.12: and c. part., μεσοῦν δειπνοῦντας Pl. Smp. 175c.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μεσόω; (μέσος); to be in the middle, be midway: τῆς ἑορτῆς μεσούσης (where a few manuscripts μεσαζούσης (νυκτός μεσαζούσης, Wis. 18:14)), when it was the midst of the feast, the feast half-spent, John 7:14 (μεσούσης τῆς νυκτός, Exodus 12:29; Judith 12:5; τῆς ἡμέρας, Nehemiah 8:3 (Ald., Complutensian); in Greek writings from Aeschylus and Herodotus down; θέρους μεσοῦντος, Thucydides 6, 30).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μεσόω , -

(<μέσός ),

[in LXX: μεσούσης τ . νυκός , Exodus 12:29 (H2677), etc.;]

to be in the middle, esp. of time: τ . ἑορτῆς μεσούσης , in the middle of the feast, John 7:14.†

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

Kaibel 367.1 f. (iii/A.D.)—

Ἀένεον τόδε σῆμα πατὴρ εἵδρυσε θυγατρί,

ἀθανάτην μνήμην, μνημόσυνον δάκρυον.


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
μεσούντος μεσουσης μεσούσης mesouses mesousēs mesoúses mesoúsēs
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