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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3573 - νυστάζω

Transliteration
nystázō
Phonetics
noos-tad'-zo
Origin
from a presumed derivative of (G3506)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to nod in sleep, to sleep
    1. to be overcome or oppressed with sleep
    2. to fall asleep, drop off to sleep
  2. to be negligent, careless
    1. of a thing i.e. to linger, delay
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1811 ‑ דָּלַף (daw‑laf');  5123 ‑ נוּם (noom);  7290 ‑ רָדַם (raw‑dam');  8142 ‑ שֵׁנָא (shay‑naw', shay‑naw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (2)
Matthew
1
2 Peter
1
NAS (3)
Matthew
2
2 Peter
1
HCS (2)
Matthew
1
2 Peter
1
BSB (2)
Matthew
1
2 Peter
1
ESV (2)
Matthew
1
2 Peter
1
WEB (3)
Matthew
2
2 Peter
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

νυστ-άζω,

fut. - άξω LXX Isaiah 5:27 : aor. ἐνύσταξα Thphr. Char. 7.8, LXX 2 Kings 4:6, al.; ἐνύστασα Dionys.Com. 2.43, AP 12.135 (Ascl):

1. mostly pres., to be half asleep, doze, νυστάζοντα οὐδένα ἂν ἴδοις X. Cyr. 8.3.43; ὥσπερ οἱ νυστάζοντες ἐγειρόμενοι Pl. Ap. 31a; ὀφθαλμοὶ πλέοντες ὥσπερ τῶν νυσταζόντων Hp. Epid. 7.17; οὐχὶ νυστάζειν ἔτι ὥρα []στίν Ar. Av. 639, cf. Xenarch. 2.1, Com.Adesp. 185; νυστάζοντος δικαστοῦ Pl. R. 405c: metaph., ν. τε καὶ ἀπορεῖ Id. Ion 533a; τὸν νυστάζοντα καὶ ἀμαθῆ φύσει Id. Lg. 747b; ἔν τινι in a thing, Plu. 2.675b.

2. hang the head, ἐδάκρυσεν καὶ ἐνύστασε AP l.c. (Cf. Lith. snústi (stem snúd -) 'grow drowsy'.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

νυστάζω

(cf. νεύω ),

[in LXX for H5123, etc;]

to nod in sleep, fall asleep: Matthew 25:5. Metaph., of negligence or delay, ἡ ἀπώλεια αὐτῶν οὐ νυστάζει (cf. Psalms 121:4, Isaiah 5:27) : 2 Peter 2:3.†


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

For the formation of this compound, which occurs in the NT only in Acts 18:3, but was used by medical writers as a term for physicians (Hobart, p. 239) cf. the common ὁμοπάτριος and ὁμομήτριος (e.g. P Fay 32.8 f., A.D. 131), and the courtesy title ὁμότιμος (τοῖς συγγενέσι) (e.g. P Tebt I. 254, c.B.C. 113).

 

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
ενυσταξαν ενύσταξαν ἐνύσταξαν ενύσταξε ενύσταξεν νυσταζει νυστάζει νυστάζεις νυστάζοντας νυστάζω νυστάξαι νυστάξει νυστάξη νυστάξουσιν enustaxan enystaxan enýstaxan nustazei nystazei nystázei
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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