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Strong's #4852 - σύμφημι

from (G4862) and (G5346)
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  1. to consent, confess
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -φήσω Pl. Prt. 357b, al.: aor. 1 συνέφησα Id. R. 342e, Sph. 236d, al.: aor. 2 συνέφην freq. in Pl. (v. infr.), Elean συνέφα Schwyzer 416.5:

assent, approve, or agree fully, A. Pr. 40, S. Ph. 1310, etc.; ξύμφημι κἀγώ Id. El. 1257; ξ. δή σοι Id. Aj. 278, cf. E. Hipp. 266 (anap.), Pl. Ti. 72d, etc.

2. c. acc. rei, concede, agree to, grant, ταῦτα.. πάντες ἄρα συνέφασαν Id. Smp. 177e, cf. Sph. 247a, Prt. 330d, X. An. 5.8.8, etc.: hence abs., σύμφημί (σοι) I grant you, Pl. R. 403c, 608b; freq. in Platonic dialogue, σύμφαθι ἢ ἄπειπε say yes or no, ib. 523a, cf. Grg. 500e; συνέφη Id. Phd. 102d, al.

3. c. acc. et inf., agree that.., S. OT 553, Pl. Lg. 831b, etc.; ς. τῷ νόμῳ ὅτι καλός, = ς. τὸν νόμον καλὸν εἶναι, Romans 7:16.

4. c. inf. fut., promise, X. HG 5.2.5.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σύμφημι (T WH συνφημι (cf. σύν, II. at the end)); to consent, confess: τίνι; followed by ὅτι, Romans 7:16. (Tragg., Xenophon, Plato.)

STRONGS NT 4852a: σύμφορος σύμφορος, σύμφορον (συμφέρω, which see), fit, suitable, useful; from (Hesiod, Theognis), Herodotus down; 4 Macc. 5:10; a substantive, τό σύμφορον, advantage, profit: with a genitive of the person profited, L T Tr WH in 1 Corinthians 7:35; 1 Corinthians 10:33 (cf. Buttmann, § 127, 19 n.) (plural τό συμφορά, often in secular authors (from Sophocles down)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* σύν φημι

(Rec. συμ -),

to consent, confess: c. dat., seq. ὅτι , Romans 7:16.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
σύμφημι συμφλέγοντες συμφοράσουσιν συμφράξει συμφρυγήσονται συνεφρύγησαν συνφημι σύνφημι sumphemi sumphēmi symphemi symphēmi sýmphemi sýmphēmi
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