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Strong's #4620 - σιτόμετρον

from (G4621) and (G3358)
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  1. a measured 'portion of' grain or 'food'
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From G4621 and G3358

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σιτομέτριον, σιτομετριου, τό (Attic writers said τόν σῖτον μέτρειν; out of which later writers formed the compound σιτομέτρειν, Genesis 47:12,(14); Polybius 4, 63, 10; Diodorus 19, 50; Josephus, contra Apion 1, 14, 7; σιτομετρία, Diodorus 2, 41; (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 383; Winer's Grammar, 25)), "a measured 'portion of' grain or 'food'": Luke 12:42. (Ecclesiastical and Byzantine writings.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† σιτομέτριον , -ου , τό

(< σιτομετρέω , Genesis 47:12; Genesis 47:14 *, = Attic τὸν σῖτον μετρέω ),

a measured portion of food: Luke 12:42 (for exx. in Papyri, v. Deiss., BS, 158; LAE, 103.1).†

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

This proper name, as in Romans 16:9, is found in P Revill. Mél. p. 295.14 (B.C. 131–0) (= Witkowski.2, p. 97) Πέλοπα καὶ Στάχυν καὶ Σεναθῦριν. See also Magn 119.25.


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.
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σιτομετριον σιτομέτριον σιτοποιού sitometrion sitométrion
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