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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #3504 - νεόφυτος

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G3501) and a derivative of (G5453)
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  1. newly planted
    1. a new convert, neophyte (one who has recently become a Christian)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5194 ‑ נֶטַע (neh'‑tah);  8363 ‑ שָׁתִיל (sheth‑eel');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
1 Timothy 1
NAS (2)
1 Timothy 2
HCS (1)
1 Timothy 1
BSB (1)
1 Timothy 1
ESV (1)
1 Timothy 1
WEB (1)
1 Timothy 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

νεό-φῠτος, ον,

I newly planted, Ar. Fr. 828; ἀμπελών PCair.Zen. 236.4 (iii B.C.); κτῆμα POxy. 909.16 (iii A.D.): neut. pl. νεόφυτα, τά, young plants, LXX Psalms 144:12 (143). 12, cf. PRyl. 138.9 (i A.D.; νεώ- Pap.), etc.

II metaph., new convert, neophyte, 1 Timothy 3:6.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

νεόφυτος, νεόφυτον (νέος and φύω), newly-planted (Job 14:9; Isaiah 5:7, etc.); tropically, a new convert, neophyte (A. V. novice, i. e.) (one who has recently become a Christian): 1 Timothy 3:6. (Ecclesiastical writings.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

νεό -φυτος , -ον

(<νέος , φύω ),

[in LXX: Job 14:9, Psalms 144:12, Isaiah 5:7 (H5194), Psalms 128:3 (H8363)*;]

newly planted (LXX). Metaph., as subst., ὁ ν ., a new convert, neophyte, novice: 1 Timothy 3:6

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
νεόφυτα νεοφυτον νεόφυτον νεώσατε neophuton neophyton neóphyton
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