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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4495 - ῥιπτέω

from a derivative of (G4496)
Parts of Speech
  1. to cast, throw
  2. throw down
  3. to cast forward or before
  4. to set down (with the suggestion of haste and want of care)
  5. to throw to the ground, prostrate
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
HCS ( 0 )
HCS (1)
BSB (1)
WEB ( 0 )
WEB (1)
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ῥιπτ-έω, used only in pres. and impf., collat. form of ῥίπτω, first in Od., ἀν-ερρίπτουν ἅλα πηδῷ 13.78, where it suits the metre (but not the Ion. dialect); so in Ar., ῥιπτεῖτε χλαίνας Ec. 507; διαρριπτοῦντε Id. V. 59; in Trag. ῥιπτέω is never either guaranteed or disproved by the metre, ῥιπτείσθω A. Pr. 1043 (anap., cod. Med. ), ῥιπτεῖ S. Aj. 239 (anap.), Ant. 131 (anap.), Tr. 780, ῥιπτεῖν E. Tr. 734 cod. P, ῥιπτοῦνθ' Hel. 1096 cod. L, ῥιπτοῦντες Heracl. 149 codd. LP; ῥίπτετ' and ἔρριπτον are guaranteed by the metre in E. HF 941, Ba. 1097, so that ῥίπτων, ῥίπτει may be accepted in E. Ba. 150 (lyr.), Hel. 1325 (lyr.); ῥιπτέω is found also in Prose, ῥιπτεῦσι Hdt. 4.94 (v.l.); ῥιπτέουσι ib. 188, cf. 7.50 ( ἀνα- ), 8.53, Th. 4.95 ( ἀνα- ), Pl. Ti. 80a, Arist. Ph. 266b30, Mu. 396a2, Plb. 1.47.4, al., Agatharch. 26; ῥειπτουμένων OGI 629.158 (Palmyra, ii A.D. ), etc.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ῥιπτέω , see ῥίπτω G4496.

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

";make to rot."; The verb is found in the NT only in James 5:2 in 2nd perf. act. with an intrans. sense ";am rotten"; (cf. Proleg. p. 154) : cf. P Oxy X. 1294.13 (ii/iii A.D.) μελη ]σάτω δέ σοι τῶν ἐν τῷ χειλώματι ἵνα μὴ σαπῇ, ";take care of the things in the box lest they rot"; (Edd.), ib. XII. 1449.51 (A.D. 213–17) τὰ δὲ ἱμάτια πάντ (α) ἀπὸ τ (οῦ) χρό (νου) σεση (μμένα) ἄχρηστ (α), ";and all the clothing decayed with age and useless"; (Edd.), and the late P Amh II. 153.19 (vi/vii A.D.) ἵνα ὁ θεὸς σήψῃ τὴν ψυχήν σου ὡς διέσηψάς με εἰς τὴν κατ [α ]γραφὴν ταύτην, ";may God destroy your soul if you destroy me in the matter of this register"; (Edd.).

For the subst. cf. BGU IV. 1116.26 (B.C. 13) πλὴν τριβῆς καὶ σήψεως, and the quotation from Photius Bibliotheca p. 513.36 (cited by Deissmann LAE2 p. 98) οἱ γὰρ κόκκοι μετὰ τὴν ἐκ σήψεως νέκρωσιν καὶ φθορὰν ἀναζῶσι, ";for the seeds come to life again after death and destruction by decay.";


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
ερριμμένη ερριμμένην ερριμμένοι ερριμμένον έρριπται έρριπτεν ερρίφη έρριψα έρριψά ερρίψαμεν έρριψαν έρριψας έρριψε έρριψέ ερριψεν έρριψεν ριπτούμεν ριπτούντος ριπτουντων ριπτούντων ῥιπτούντων ρίπτουσιν ρίπτω ριφήσεται ριφήση ριφήσονται ρίψαν ρίψαντες ρίψας ρίψατε ρίψει ρίψεις ρίψον ρίψωμεν rhiptounton rhiptountōn rhiptoúnton rhiptoúntōn riptounton riptountōn
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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