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Strong's #4546 - Σαμψών

of Hebrew origin (G8123)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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Samson = "like the sun"
  1. a famous judge of Israel renowned for his physical strength
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

Σαμψών (שִׁמְשׁון from שֶׁמֶשׁ, 'sun-like', cf. Hebrew אִישׁון from אִישׁ) (Buttmann, 15 (14)), , Samson (Vulg. Samson), one of the Israelite judges (שֹׁפְטִים), famous for his strength and courage, the Hebrew Hercules (cf. BB. DD.; McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia, under the word 2, 4; especially Orelli in Herzog edition 2, under the word Simson) (Judges 13ff): Hebrews 11:32.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Σαμψών , ,


(Heb. H8123),

Samson (Judges 13:1-25 ff.): Hebrews 11:32.†

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

";crooked,"; and hence metaph. ";perverse"; in the sense of ";turning away from the truth"; (Acts 2:40 al.) : cf. Kaibel 244.4 Τύχη σκολιοῖς δόγμασιν ἠντίασεν. In Vett. Val. p. 250.23 διὰ τὸ σκολιὸν τῆς εἰσόδου, al., the editor renders the adj. ";difficilis.’


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
Σαμψων Σαμψών Sampson Sampsōn Sampsṓn
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