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Strong's #4743 - στιγμή

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  1. an instant (i.e. a moment) of time
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Strong #: 6621 ‑ פֶּתַע (peh'‑thah);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

στιγ-μή, ἡ,

spot on a bird's plumage, Alex.Mynd. ap. Ath. 9.398d (pl.); brand-mark, D.S. 34 / 5.2.1 (pl.).

2. mathematical point, Arist. Top. 108b26, EN 1174b12, de An. 427a10, al., Apollod.Stoic. 3.259; ὅσον ς. αἱματίνη 'a speck of blood', Arist. HA 561a11 .

3. metaph. of anything very small, jot, tittle, εἴ γ' εἶχε στιγμὴν ἢ σκιὰν τούτων D. 21.115, cf. Men. 1067; of time, Simon. 196, LXX Is. 29.5; ἐν ς. χρόνου in a moment, Ev.Luke 4:5; ς. χρόνου ὁ βίος Plu. 2.13a, cf. AP 7.472 ( Leon. ); ἐν ς . without χρόνου, Vett.Val. 131.4; στιγμῇ καιρο,= puncto temporis, Gloss.

II Gramm., ς . or τελεία ς . full stop, period, μέση ς . colon, D.T. 630.6, cf. ὑποστιγμή: Nicanor made 8 στιγμαί, Sch.ib Id. p.24 H., cf. Suid. s.v. Νικάνωρ; ς. πᾶσα σημεῖον αὐτοτελείας A.D. Adv. 182.17, cf. Pron. 53.16, al.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

στιγμή, στιγμης, (στίζω; see στίγμα, iuit.), a point: στιγμή χρόνου, a point (i. e. a moment) of time (Cicero, pro Flacco c. 25; pro Sest. 24; Caesar b. c. 2, 14; others), Luke 4:5. (Antoninus 2, 17; Plutarch, puer. educ. 17; Isaiah 29:5; 2 Macc. 9:11.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

στιγμή , -ῆς ,

(< στίζω , to prick),

[in LXX: Isaiah 29:5 (H6621), 2 Maccabees 9:11*;]

a prick, a point; metaph., σ . χρόνου , a moment: Luke 4:5.†

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

The participle of this verb, which is = ";embrace"; in Acts 20:10, is common in land-surveys in the sense of ";included,"; e.g. P Tebt I. 62.48 (B.C. 119–8) where it is stated that so many arourae are taken up by a shrine of Isis—Ἰσιείου συ (μπεριειλημμένου ?) : see the editors’ note, where reference is made to ib. 81.30 (late ii/B.C.), 84.9 (B.C. 118), al.


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
στιγμη στιγμή στιγμῇ στικτά στιλβώσει stigme stigmē stigmêi stigmē̂i
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