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Strong's #3794 - ὀχύρωμα

from a remote derivative of (G2192) (meaning to fortify, through the idea of holding safely)
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  1. a castle, stronghold, fortress, fastness
  2. anything on which one relies
    1. of the arguments and reasonings by which a disputant endeavours to fortify his opinion and defend it against his opponent
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 953 ‑ בּוֹר (bore);  1004 ‑ בַּיִת (bah'‑yith);  1219 ‑ בָּצַר (baw‑tsar');  1964 ‑ הֵיכָל (hay‑kawl');  4013 ‑ מִבְצָרָה (mib‑tsawr', mib‑tsaw‑raw');  4525 ‑ מַסְגֵּר (mas‑gare');  4639 ‑ מַעֲשֶׂה (mah‑as‑eh');  4679 ‑ מְצָדָה (mets‑ad', mets‑awd', mets‑aw‑daw');  4692 ‑ מָצוּר (maw‑tsore', maw‑tsoor');  5797 ‑ עוֹז (oze, oze);  6877 ‑ צְרִיחַ (tser‑ee'‑akh);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὀχῠρ-ωμα, ατος, τό,

stronghold, fortress, prison, X. HG 3.2.3, LXX Genesis 39:20, PPetr. 2p.34 (iii B. C.), Plb. 4.6.3, PStrassb. 85.23 (ii B. C.): pl., Phld. Rh. 1.334 S., OGI 455.14 (Aphrodisias, i B. C.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὀχύρωμα, ὀχυρώματος, τό (ὀχυρόω (to make strong, to fortify));

1. properly, a castle, stronghold, fortress, fastness, the Sept. for מִבְצָר, etc.; very often in 1 and 2 Macc.; Xenophon, Hellen. 3, 2, 3.

2. tropically, anything on which one relies: καθεῖλε τό ὀχύρωμα, ἐφ' ἐπεποίθεισαν, Proverbs 21:22; ὀχύρωμα ὁσίου φόβος κυρίου, Proverbs 10:29; in 2 Corinthians 10:4 of the arguments and reasonings by which a disputant endeavors to fortify his opinion and defend it against his opponent.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὀχύρωμα , -τος , τό

(< ὀχυρόω , to fortify, make firm),

[in LXX for H4013, etc.;]

a stronghold, fortress (Psalms 89:40, Nahum 3:12; Nahum 3:14 al.); in LXX and NT, also metaph. of that in which confidence is placed (Proverbs 10:29; Proverbs 21:22, al.): 2 Corinthians 10:4.†

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

παραπικρασμός occurs in the NT only in Hebrews 3:8; Hebrews 3:15 from Psa. 94꞉8 (MT Psalms 95:8) : cf. Aq 1Ki. 15꞉23 [MT 1 Samuel 15:23], Sm Job 7:11, and Th Proverbs 17:11, and see Nestle’s note in Exp T xxi. p. 94.


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
οχύρωμα οχύρωμά οχυρώμασι οχυρώμασί οχυρώμασιν οχυρώματα οχυρώματά οχυρώματι οχυρώματος οχυρωματων οχυρωμάτων ὀχυρωμάτων ochuromaton ochurōmatōn ochyromaton ochyromáton ochyrōmatōn ochyrōmátōn
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