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Strong's #3994 - πενθερά

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G3995)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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  1. mother-in-law, a wife's mother
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2545 ‑ הֲמֹת (kham‑oth', kham‑oth');  2859 ‑ חָתַן (khaw‑than');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πενθερ-ά, Ion. πενθερ-ρή, ἡ, fem. of πενθερός, mother-in-law, D. 45.70, Call. Dian. 149, Mark 1:30, Plu. TG 8, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πενθερά, πενθερᾶς, (feminine of πενθερός, which see), a mother-in-law, a wife's mother: Matthew 8:14; Matthew 10:35; Mark 1:30; Luke 4:38; Luke 12:53. (Demosthenes, Plutarch, Lucian, others; the Sept. for חָמות.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πενθερά , -ᾶς ,

(fem. of πενθερός ),

[in LXX for H2545;]

a mother-in-law: Matthew 8:14; Matthew 10:35, Mark 1:30, Luke 4:38; Luke 12:53.†

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

originally = ";board,"; ";plank,"; as e.g. in Syll 537 (= .3 969).83 (B.C. 347–6) ἐπὶ τούτων ἐπιθήσει πίνακας συνκολλήσας. Hence anything flat, as ";a tablet,"; ";a disc,"; and later ";a dish"; as in Matthew 14:8 al. : cf. P Tebt I. 112.51 (accounts—B.C. 112) ἄρτου κ ̄ε ̄, πίνα (κος) ε ̄, and BGU III. 781v. 16 (i/A.D.) πίναξ μέγας ἐν θήκῃ. For πίναξ, ";a votive tablet,"; cf. Headlam Herodas p. 181 f.


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
πενθερα πενθερά πενθερὰ πενθεραν πενθεράν πενθερὰν πενθερας πενθεράς πενθερᾶς penthera pentherà pentheran pentherán pentheràn pentheras pentherâs
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