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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3683 - Ὀνησίφορος

from a derivative of (G3685) and (G5411)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Onesiphorus = "bringing profit"
  1. the name of a certain Christian in 2 Ti. 1:16-18, 4:19
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (2)
2 Timothy
NAS (2)
2 Timothy
HCS (2)
2 Timothy
BSB (2)
2 Timothy
ESV (2)
2 Timothy
WEB (2)
2 Timothy
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


name of a Christian

ὀνησῐφόρος, ον,

bringing advantage, beneficial, Hp. Praec. 14, Alex. 195.5, Com.Adesp. 109.11, Agatharch. 99, Ruf. ap. Orib. 8.24.34, Ptol. Tetr. 157; remunerative, ὕμνοι Phld. Rh. 1.219 S.; μαθήματα Luc. Vit. Auct. 26. Adv. -ρως Plu. 2.71d.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Ὀνησίφορος , -ου ,

(i.e. bringing advantage),

Onesiphorus: 2 Timothy 1:16; 2 Timothy 4:19.†

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 ὀφείλημα in its literal sense of a money ";debt,"; cf. P Hib I. 42.10 (B.C. 262) τὸν δὲ λοιπὸν. . δώσομεν Λευκίωι ἐν ὀφειλη ́ματι, ";but the rest we shall give to Leucius as a debt"; (Edd.), P Lond 1203.4 (B.C. 113) (= III. p. 10) τὸ δὲ ὀφείλημα τοῦτο ἀποδότω Τοτόης Πα ̣ν ̣[ο ]β ̣[χού ]ν ̣ε ̣ι ̣ , ";but let T. pay this debt to P.";, P Oxy III. 494.10 (A.D. 156) ὀφειλήματα ἔνγραφα καὶ ἄγραφα, ";debts recorded and unrecorded,"; and P Ryl II. 117.14 (A.D. 269), where it is laid down that those who had inherited nothing from deceased persons ";should not be held responsible for their debts or the claims made against them";—μὴ κατέχεσθαι τοῖς ἐκείνων ὀφε ̣[ιλήμασι ]ν ἢ καὶ ζητήμασιν. See also Syll 736 (= .3 1108).10 (iii/ii B.C.) τοῦ κατὰ τὸν νόμον ὀφειλήματ [ο ]ς ἀπολυθείς (with the editor’s note).


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
Ονησιφορου Ὀνησιφόρου Onesiphorou Onesiphórou Onēsiphorou Onēsiphórou
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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