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Strong's #4086 - πιθανολογία

Transliteration
pithanología
Phonetics
pith-an-ol-og-ee'-ah
Origin
from a compound of a derivative of (G3982) and (G3056)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. speech adapted to persuade, discourse in which probable arguments are adduced
  2. in a bad sense, persuasiveness of speech, specious discourse leading others into error
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Colossians 1
NAS (2)
Colossians 2
HCS (1)
Colossians 1
BSB (1)
Colossians 1
ESV (1)
Colossians 1
WEB (1)
Colossians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πῐθᾰνο-λογία, ἡ,

use of probable arguments, opp. demonstration ( ἀπόδειξις ), Pl. Tht. 162e, cf. Colossians 2:4, Gal. 17(1).619.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πιθανολογίᾳ, πιθανολογιας, (from πιθανολόγος; and this from πιθανός, on which see πειθός, and λόγος), speech adapted to persuade, discourse in which probable arguments are adduced; once so in classical Greek, viz. Plato, Theact., p. 162 e.; in a bad sense, persuasiveness of speech, specious discourse leading others into error: Colossians 2:4, and several times in ecclesiastical writers.


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* πιθανολογία , -ας , ,

(< πιθανός , persuasive, plausible),

in cl. (Plat),

the use of probable arguments, as opp. to demonstration (ἀπόδειξις ); hence, persuasive speech: Colossians 2:4 (v. ICC, in l).†


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

P Oxy VIII. 1121.20 (A.D. 295) αἰσθῆτι πολυτειμοτάτῃ, ";some very cosily clothes."; The meaning ";much revered"; may be illustrated from the ii/iii A.D. hymn Kaibel 1027.30—

Ἴδη χαῖρέ μοι, ὦ ἰώμενος, ὦ πολύ [τει ]με,

π [α ] [ζε, Τελ ]εσφόρε.

Cf. Menander Frag. p. 33 πολύτιμοι θεοί, and similarly the verbal in BGU IV. 1208.19 (B.C. 27–6) παρὰ τοῦ πολυτιμήτου Ποίλ ̣ι ̣ος, and Menandrea p. 97.54 ὦ πολυτίμητοι θεοί.

 


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
πιθανολογια πιθανολογία πιθανολογίᾳ πιθήκων πίθος pithanologia pithanologíāi
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