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Strong's #4849 - συμπόσιον

from a derivative of the alternate of (G4844)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
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  1. a drinking party, entertainment
    1. of the party itself, the guests
    2. rows of guests
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4960 ‑ מִשְׁתֶּה (mish‑teh');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

συμπόσι-ον, τό,

drinking-party, symposium, Thgn. 298, 496, Phoc. 11, Alc. Supp. 23.3, Pi. N. 9.48, al., Hdt. 2.78, X. Cyr. 8.8.10, etc.; ς. κατασκευάσαι, φίλοις παρασχεῖν, συνάγειν, Pl. R. 363c, Plu. 2.198b, Ath. 5.186c, etc.; παιδαγωγεῖν Pl. Lg. 641b.-- Pl., X., and Plu. wrote dialogues under this name.

II the party itself, the guests, LXX 3 Maccabees 5:36, Plu. 2.157d, 704d; ἀνακλιθῆναι.. συμπόσια συμπόσια in groups, Mark 6:39.

III the room in which such parties were given, τοῦ ς. στέγη Callix. 2, cf. BGU 1793.11 (i B.C.); σαίρειν τὸ ς. Luc. D Deor. 24.1, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

συμπόσιον, συμποσίου, τό (συμπίνω), a drinking-party, entertainment (Latinconvivium); by metonymy, the party itself, the guests (Plutarch, mor., p. 157 a.; 704d.); plural rows of guests: συμπόσια συμπόσια, Hebraistically for κατά συμπόσια, in parties, by companies ((Buttmann, 30 (27); § 129 a. 3; Winers Grammar, 229 (214); 464 (432)); see πρασιά), Mark 6:39.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


Neuter of a derivative of the alternate of G4844

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

";Syro-phoenician,"; Mark 7:26. In their margin WH print Σύρα Φοινίκισσα. On the late form Φοινίκισσα (derived from the country Φοινίκη), see Winer-Schmiedel Gr. P. 135.


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
συμποσια συμπόσια συμποσίου sumposia symposia sympósia
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