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Strong's #4548 - σανίς

of uncertain affinity
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  1. a board, a plank
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Strong #: 1817 ‑ דֶּלֶת (deh'‑leth);  3871 ‑ לֻחַ (loo'‑akh, loo'‑akh);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σᾰνίς, ίδος, ἡ, board, plank, timber, ς. πτελεΐνη IG 12.313.133, cf. 22.1672.168, Plb. 1.22.9, AP 9.269 (Antip. Thess.), Acts 27:44, etc.; ς. ἄξοος Call. Fr. 105:

hence anything made thereof,

1 door, Hom. always in pl., folding doors, Il. 12.453, 461, Od. 22.128, etc.; κολληταὶ ς . Il. 9.583; ς. πυκινῶς ἀραρυῖαι, δικλίδες Od. 2.344, cf. Il. 21.535; πύλῃσιν ἐπικεκλιμέναι ς . 12.121: rarely in sg., E. Or. 1221 .

2. wooden platform, scaffold, or stage, ἐφ' ὑψηλῆς ς . Od. 21.51 .

3. wooden floor, esp. ship's deck, E. Hel. 1556, Archimel. ap. Ath. 5.209c, Luc. JTr. 48 .

4. bench, seat, SIG 244 B 61 (Delph., iv B.C. ), Herod. 7.5 .

5. lid of box, v.l. in LXX 4 Ki. 12.9 .

6. in pl., wooden tablets for writing on, E. Alc. 967 (lyr.): esp.at Athens and elsewh., tablets covered with gypsum, on which were written all sorts of public notices, esp. the causes for hearing in the law-courts, Ar. V. 349, 848; laws to be proposed, Decr. ap. And. 1.84; laws corrected by the Thesmothetae, Aeschin. 3.39; lists of officers, Lys. 26.10; accounts, IG 12.374.190; names of debtors, D. 25.70 (in sg.), Isoc. 15.237: sg. also in SIG 975.30 (Delos, iii B.C. ); at Rome, of the tables on which the laws were written, D.C. 42.32 . pl., painted panels, pictures, SIG 977a10 (Delos, ii B.C. ).

7. plank to which offenders were bound or nailed, ζῶντα πρὸς σανίδα διε- (v.l. προσδιε- ) πασσάλευσαν Hdt. 7.33; σανίδι προσπασσαλεύσαντες Id. 9.120, cf. Cratin. 341; ἐν τῇ ς. δῆσαι, πρὸς τῇ ς. δεῖν Ar. Th. 931, 940; σανίσι προσδῆσαι Duris 67 J.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σανίς, σανίδος, , a board, a plank: Acts 27:44. (From Homer down; the Sept., Song of Solomon 8:9; Ezekiel 27:5.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σανίς , -ίδος , ,

[in LXX: , Ezekiel 27:5 (H3871) *;]

a board, plank: Acts 27:44.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";look upon,"; ";watch,"; ";contemplate"; : cf. P Par 61.3 (B.C. 156) σκοπεῖτε ἵνα μηδὲν παρὰ ταῦτα γίνηται, P Oxy XII. 1420.2 (c. A.D. 129) ὁ στρατηγὸς σκεψάμενος (";after consideration";) εἶπεν, ib. XIV. 1773.13 (iii/A.D.) νῦν οὖν ἐσκεψάμην τοὺς γόμους μου ἀρῖν εἰς Ἀντινόου, and ib. VI. 940.5 (v/A.D.) οὕτως σκοπῶ τὸ πρακτέον, ";thus I shall see what is to be done"; (Edd.). In Luke 11:35 σκόπει μὴ τὸ φῶς. . σκότος ἐστίν, we may render, ";Look ! perhaps the light is darkness"; (cf. Proleg. p. 192). See also s.vv. ἐπισκοπέω and κατασκοπέω.


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σανίδα σανίδων σανισιν σανίσιν sanisin sanísin
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