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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3382 - μηρός

Transliteration
mērós
Phonetics
may-ros'
Origin
perhaps a primary word
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. thigh
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1121 ‑ בֵּן (bane);  1290 ‑ בֶּרֶךְ (beh'‑rek);  3409 ‑ יָרֵךְ (yaw‑rake');  3689 ‑ כֶּסֶל (keh'‑sel);  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
Revelation
1
NAS (1)
Revelation
1
HCS (1)
Revelation
1
BSB (1)
Revelation
1
ESV (1)
Revelation
1
WEB (1)
Revelation
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μηρός, ὁ,

1. thigh, φάσγανον ὀξὺ ἐρυσσάμενος παρὰ μηροῦ drawing his sword from his thigh, where it hung, Il. 1.190, cf. Od. 11.231, al.; μηρὼ πληξάμενος, in sign of vehement agitation, Il. 16.125; ἐπαίσατο τὸν μηρόν X. Cyr. 7.3.6; τύπτειν Plb. 15.27.11; τὸν μ. ἀλοῆσαι Plu. TG 2; ἐπὶ μηρόν τινος beside it, LXX 2 Kings 16:14 : in pl., Alc. Supp. 11.6, A. Fr. 135, 136.

2. thigh-bone, κατ' ἰσχίον, ἔνθα τε μηρὸς ἰσχίῳ ἐνστρέφεται Il. 5.305, cf. Hp. Art. 57, Gal. 18(2).472; esp. of thigh-bones with flesh offered in sacrifice, μηροὺς ἐξέταμον Il. 1.460, al. (cf. μηρία) ; καταρρυεῖς μ. καλυπτῆς ἐξέκειντο πιμελῆς S. Ant. 1011; θεοῖσι μηρὸν θύετε Eub. 130; τίθεσο τὼ μηρὼ λαβών Ar. Pax 1039.

3. generally, leg-bones, κάμηλος ἐν τοῖσι ὀπισθίοισι σκέλεσι ἔχει τέσσερας μηροὺς καὶ γούνατα τέσσερα Hdt. 3.103. (Cf. OIr. mîr 'piece', Lat. membrum, from mçmsro -, Skt. mâmsám 'meat'.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μηρός , -οῦ , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H3409;]

the thigh: Revelation 19:16.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
μηροί μηροίς μηρον μηρόν μηρὸν μηρός μηρού μήρους μηρυκισμόν μηρυομένη μηρώ μηρών meron meròn mēron mēròn
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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