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Strong's #4005 - πεντηκοστή

feminine of the ord. of (G4004)
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Pentecost = "the fiftieth day"
  1. the second of the three great Jewish feasts, celebrated at Jerusalem yearly, the seventh week after the Passover, in grateful recognition of the completed harvest
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2549 ‑ חֲמִשִּׁי (kham‑ee‑shee', kham‑ish‑shee');  
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KJV (3)
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
NAS (3)
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
HCS (3)
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
BSB (3)
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
ESV (3)
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
WEB (3)
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πεντηκοστ-ή, v. cross πεντηκοστός 11.

πεντηκοστ-ός, ή, όν,

1. fiftieth, Pl. Tht. 175b . II Subst. πεντηκο??James 1:1-27 (sc. μερίς ), fiftieth part: hence, tax of two per cent. on exports and imports, at Athens, And. 1.133, D. 59.27: pl., Id. 24.120; ἐς Ἀθάνας πεντηκοστὰ τῶν λίθων IG 42(1).103.46 (Epid.); at Delos, ib.22.1635.38 (iv B. C.), 11(2).161 A 26 (iii B. C.); at Halicarnassus, OGI 46.12 (iii B. C.); τῶν πρηθέντων τελείτω π . SIG 229.5 (Erythrae, iv B. C. ); = Lat. quinquagesima, D.C. 55.31 (s. v. l.): metaph., ταύτην ευὕρηκε Μειδίας καινὴν ἱππικήν τινα πεντηκοστήν invented a new sort of composition of two per cent. in lieu of his cavalry service, i. e. paid this instead of it, D. 21.166 .

2. (sc. ἡμέρα ), fiftieth day (after the Passover), Pentecost, LXX 2 Maccabees 12:32; ἡ ἡμέρα τῆς Π . Acts 2:1 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πεντηκοστή, πεντηκοστῆς, (namely, ἡμέρα; feminine of πεντηκοστός fiftieth) (from Plato down.), Pentecost (properly, the fiftieth day after the Passover, Tobit 2:1; 2 Macc. 12:32; (Philo de septen. § 21; de decal. § 30; cf. Winer's Grammar, 26)), the second of the three great Jewish festivals; celebrated at Jerusalem yearly, the seventh week after the Passover, in grateful recognition of the completed harvest (Exodus 23:16; Leviticus 23:15; Deuteronomy 16:9): Acts 2:1; Acts 20:16; 1 Corinthians 16:8 (Josephus, Antiquities 3, 10, 6; (14, 13, 4; etc.)). (BB. DD. (especially Ginsburg in Alex.'s Kitto) under the word ; Hamburger, Real-Encycl. 1, under the word, Wochenfest; Edersheim, The Temple, chapter xiii.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πεντηκοστός , - , -όν ,

[in LXX for H2549, Leviticus 25:10-11, 2 Kings 15:23; 2 Kings 15:27; 1 Maccabees 4:1-61, 2 Maccabees 14:4; Papyri, Tobit 2:1, 2 Maccabees 12:32 *;]

fiftieth. As subst., Papyri;

(a) (sc. μερίς ), at Athens, a tax of two per cent.;

(b) (sc. ἡμέρα , i.e. the fiftieth day after the Passover), Pentecost, the second of the three great Jewish feasts (To, 2Mac, ll. c.; ἑορτὴ ἑβδομάδων , Deuteronomy 16:10, al.) : Acts 2:1; Acts 20:16, 1 Corinthians 16:8.†

πεντηκοστή , -ῆς , , see πεντηκοστός .

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the metaph. use of πλανάω, ";lead astray,"; ";deceive,"; cf. P Par 47.28 (B.C. 152–1) (= UPZ i. p. 332, Selections, p. 23) ἀποπεπτώκαμεν πλανό (= )μενοι ὑπὸ τῶν θεῶν καὶ πιστεύοντες τὰ ἐνύπνια, P Flor I. 61.16 (A.D. 85) (= Chrest. II. p. 88) ἐπλανήθη περὶ τὴν ἔντευξιν, P Oxy VI. 898.8 (A.D. 123) πολλά μ [ε ἀ ]δικοῦσα ἔτι καὶ πλανήσασά με, ";injuring me much and ending by deceiving me,"; ib. II. 237vi. 8 (A.D. 186) ὡς καὶ σὲ τὸν κύριον πλανῆσαι δυνάμενος, ib. I. 119.12 (ii/iii A.D.) (= Selections, p. 103) πεπλάνκαν ἡμῶ (= )ς ἐκε [ ], τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ι ̄β ̄ ὅτι (= ε) ἔπλευσε (= α)ς, ";they deceived us there on the 12th, when you sailed,"; and the mantic P Ryl I. 28.188 (iv/A.D.) cited s.v. πίστις. Kaibel 351 (cited s.v. πλάνη) shows the verb—

.4ἔκ [τ ]εινεν δέ [μ ]ε Ὑ [λ ]εύς, ὃν οὐκ ἤσχυσα [πλ ]ανῆσ [αι.

See also Menander Περικειρ. 79 f. εἰ δὲ καὶ νυνὶ πλανα ̣̑ς με —(Δα.) κρεμασον εὐθύς, εἰ πλανῶ τήμερον, and Ἐπιτρέπ. 269 ἐπλανήθη, ";she strayed away,"; also Epict. iv. 6. 23 μὴ πλανᾶσθε, ἄνδρες, ἐμοὶ καλῶς ἐστίν (cf. Galatians 6:7, 1 Corinthians 6:9).


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List of Word Forms
πεντηκοστης πεντηκοστής πεντηκοστῆς πεντηκοστόν πεντηκοστώ πέπειροι pentekostes pentekostês pentēkostēs pentēkostē̂s
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