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Strong's #4114 - πλάτος

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  1. breadth
    1. suggesting great extent
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3709 ‑ כַּף (kaf);  3871 ‑ לֻחַ (loo'‑akh, loo'‑akh);  5672 ‑ עֳבִי (ab‑ee', ob‑ee');  6613 ‑ פְּתָי (peth‑ah'ee);  7341 ‑ רֹחַב (ro'‑khab);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


(A) [ ], εος, τό, ( πλατύς )

breadth, width, σώματος Simon. 188, etc.: abs., τὸ π. or π., in breadth. Hdt. 1.193, 4.195, X. Oec. 19.3; ἴση μῆκός τε π. τε Emp. 17.20 . Math., breadth, i.e. the second dimension, ἐν μήκει καὶ π. καὶ βάθει Pl. Sph. 235d, cf. Arist. Ph. 209a5; κατὰ π., opp. κατὰ μῆκος, κατὰ βάθος, Id. Cael. 299b26, Mete. 341b34 .

2. plane surface, Pl. Plt. 284e, Lg. 819e; μεγέθους τὸ ἐπὶ δύο [συνεχὲς] π. Arist. Metaph. 1020a12 .

3. latitude, whether terrestrial or celestial, Str. 1.4.2, Cleom. 1.4, 2.4, Ptol. Alm. 2.12, Vett.Val. 30.12 .

4. metaph., plane, ἐν τῷ ψυχικῷ π. Procl. Inst. 201 .

5. plane of flat fish, Arist. HA 489b33; flat of the tail, ib. 549b1; flat part of the body of the fishing-frog, Id. PA 695b15 .

6. extension, breadth of a subject, Gal. 1.316; οὐκ ὀλίγον τὸ π. Id. 11.738 .

7. = cross πλάτας, Judeich Altertümervon Hierapolis No.322, al.

II metaph., range of variation, latitude, π. ἔχειν Plot. 6.3.20; ἡ ὑγίεια π. ἔχει Gal. 6.12, cf.11.737.

III with Preps., ἐν πλάτει in a loose sense, broadly, Posidon. ap. Stob. 1.8.42, Str. 2.1.39, D.H. Comp. 21, EM 673.24; opp. κατ' ἀκρίβειαν, S.E. M. 10.108; ὡς ἐν π. Sor. 1.24 (but περὶ ὧν ἐν τῷ π. λέγομεν which we will discuss in detail, D.L. 7.76 ); also ἐπὶ πλάτει Ἑλληνίζειν talk loose Greek, Phld. Po. 2.9; κατὰ πλάτος λέγεσθαι to be said loosely, Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.164, cf. Sor. 1.6, 21 . = cross πλατύτης 3, Demetr. Eloc. 177 . π. καρδίας, of Solomon, width of knowledge, LXX 3 Ki. 2.35a . ἀργυρίου πλάτη, = cross δραχμαί, IG 9(1).189.15 (Tithora, ii A.D. ).


(B) [], , = cross πλάτας, IGRom. 4.866 (Laodicea ad Lycum).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πλάτος, πλάτους, τό ((cf. πλάξ), from Herodotus down), breadth: Ephesians 3:18 (on which see μῆκος); Revelation 21:16; carrying with it the suggestion of great extent, τῆς γῆς, opposed to the ends or corners of the earth, Revelation 20:9; (for מֶרְחָב, Habakkuk 1:6).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πλάτος , -ους , τό ,

[in LXX chiefly for H7341;]

breadth: Ephesians 3:18, Revelation 21:16; τ . Papyri τῆς γῆς (Habakkuk 1:6, H4800), Revelation 20:9.†


πάτος [ ] (A), ,

1. trodden or beaten way, path, κιόντες ἐκ πάτου ἐς σκοπιήν Il. 20.137; πάτον ἀνθρώπων ἀλεείνων 6.202 ; οὐ μὲν γὰρ πάτος ἀνθρώπων ἀπερύκει Od. 9.119 ; ὅ τις πάτου ἔκτοθεν ἦεν ἀνθρώπων A.R. 3.1201: metaph. , ἔξω πάτου ὀνόματα out-of-the-way words, Luc. Hist. Conscr. 44.

2. floor , βαλανείου PFlor. 384.27 (pl., V A. D. ).

3. treading , prob. cj. in Thphr. HP 6.6.10 . II dirt, dung , Nic. Al. 535 , Th. 933 ; scrapings of oil, etc., Gal. 12.116,283. III πύρινος π . prob. wheat- field , PSI 8.883.8 (ii A.D.) : the sense food , Sch. Ar. Pl. 1185 , invented to explain ἀπόπατος . (Cf. Skt. pánthās , S lav. pąt[icaron] 'path', Lat. pons 'causeway' ; v. πόντος .)

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";how great?"; plur. ";how many?"; : cf. P Oxy IV. 742.4 (B.C. 2) ἀπόστειλόν μ [ο ]ι πόσας δέσμας παρείληφες ́, ";send me word how many bundles you have received,"; P Fay 122.14 (c. A.D. 100) δήλωσόν μοι πόσαι ἐξέβησ [αν, ";inform me how many (artabae) came out,"; P Tebt II. 417.18 (iii/A.D.) εἴδε πόσα μέτρα [ ]χι, ";see how many measures there are,"; and the late P Amh II. 153.17 (vi/vii A.D.) γράψον μοι εὐθέως ὅτι π [ ]σα (sc. πρόβατα) ἀρρενικά ἐστιν καὶ πόσα θηλικά, ";write me at once how many males there are, and how many females."; For πόσου, ";at what price,"; cf. PSI V. 508.5 (B.C. 256–5) πόσου ἕκαστόν ἐστιν, and P Oxy XII. 1491.8 (early iv/A.D.) ἀξιῶ σε μαθεῖν πόσου ἡμῖν συναλλάσσει κριθήν, ";I beg you to find out at what price he is contracting to get barley for me."; See also Kaibel 110.5 (ii/A.D.) ζω ]ῆς δ᾽ ἐς πόσον ἦλ [θες;

For the subst. ποσότης we may quote P Oxy X. 1293.9 (A.D. 117–38) περὶ τῆς ποσότητος τῶν ἐλαίω (ν), ";about the amount of the oil"; (Edd.), and P Ryl II. 240.6 (iii/A.D.) δήλωσόν μ ̣[ο ]ι ̣ τὴν ποσότητα ἵνα οὕτως [λημ ]ματίσω, ";inform me of the quantity that I may reckon it in"; (Edd.).


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List of Word Forms
πλάτει πλάτη πλατος πλάτος πλάτους platos plátos