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Strong's #4156 - πνικτός

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  1. suffocate, strangled
    1. what is strangled, i.e. an animal deprived of life without the shedding of blood
    2. of cooking: our "smothered" as a culinary term
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KJV (3)
Acts 3
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Acts 4
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Acts 3
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Acts 3
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πνικ-τός, ή, όν,

strangled, Acts 15:20, al.

2. air-tight, Hero Spir. 1.3, 16,al. Adv. -τῶς ib. 2.21 .

II baked or stewed (cf. πνίγω 11 ), Pherecr. 175, Stratt. 29, Antiph. 1.4, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πνικτός, πνικτη, πνικτόν (πνίγω), suffocated, strangled: τό πνικτόν (what is strangled, i. e.) an animal deprived of life without shedding its blood, Acts 15:20, 29; Acts 21:25. ((Several times in Athen. and other later writ, chiefly of cookery; cf. our smothered as a culinary term.))

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* πνικτός , - , -όν

(< πνίγω ),

strangled : Acts 15:20; Acts 15:29; Acts 21:25 (cf. Leviticus 17:13-14).†

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

";I make a prior accusation,"; has not as yet been found elsewhere than in Romans 3:9 (see s.v. αἰτιάομαι); but for προαιτία Herwerden (Lex. s.v.) now cites Damascius in Bekkeri Anecdota 1413.


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
πνικτον πνικτόν πνικτὸν πνικτου πνικτού πνικτοῦ πνικτων πνικτῶν pnikton pniktòn pniktôn pniktōn pniktō̂n pniktou pniktoû
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