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Strong's #5064 - τέσσαρες

Transliteration
téssares
Phonetics
tes'-sar-es, tes'-sar-ah
Origin
a plural number
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
8:127,1172
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. four
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (42)
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 1
John 2
Acts 6
Revelation 30
NAS (31)
Matthew 1
Mark 3
John 2
Acts 6
Revelation 19
HCS (41)
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 1
John 2
Acts 6
Revelation 29
BSB (41)
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 1
John 2
Acts 6
Revelation 29
ESV (27)
Matthew 1
Mark 2
John 1
Acts 6
Revelation 17
WEB (40)
Matthew 1
Mark 2
John 2
Acts 6
Revelation 29
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τέσσᾰρες, οἱ, αἱ, τέσσαρα, τά,

gen. ων: dat. τέσσαρσι (ν) Th. 2.21, Acts 12:4, etc.; poet. τέτρᾰσι Hes. Fr. 188, Pi. O. 8.68, al., and in late Prose, as LXX Jd. 9.34, Str. 13.1.3, Hermog. Meth. 29, Alex.Aphr. in Top. 208.12, in Sens. 54.18, PSI 10.1126.9 (iii A.D.), v.l. in Acts 11:5 (cod. D), and in good codd. of Arist. IA 704a11, al., Theol.Ar. 19, etc.; also τέταρσι SIG 729.3 (Delph., i B.C.), PSI 9.1028.10 (i A.D.): Att. τέττᾰρες, τέττᾰρα, dat. τέτταρσιν Isoc. 12.3; also τάρων (v. τάρες) for τεττάρων; Phocian dat. τεττάροις IG 9(1).32.78 (Stiris, ii B.C.): Ion. and later Gr. τέσσερες, τέσσερα, SIG 57.25 (Milet., v B.C.), Schwyzer 289.120 (Rhodian, ii B.C.), etc. (dat. τέσσερσι Hdt. 6.41, τεσσέρασιν SIG 633.98 (Milet., ii B.C.)), but τέσσαρες in Hom., and Schwyzer 707 B 4 (Ephesus, vi B.C.), etc.: codd. of LXX have τέσσαρες (nom. and acc.), τεσσάρων, τέσσαρσι, but τέσσερα(ς), τεσσεράκοντα; since however τέσσερα (ς) and τεσσεράκοντα, apart from Ion., are not common in Papyri before ii A.D., the LXX autographs prob. had τέσσαρα (ς) and τεσσαράκοντα; the form τέσσερα (ς) is here due to avoidance by the copyists of the sequence ε-α-α: — Dor. τέτορες, τέτορα, Hes. Op. 698, Phoc. 3, Simon. 91, Epich. 149, SIG 240 I 8 (Delph., iv B.C.), al., Theoc. 14.16: (prob. Aeol.) πίσῠρες [] Od. 5.70, 16.249, A.R. 2.1110, Nic. Th. 182; acc. πίσῠρας Od. 22.111, Il. 15.680, al., Call. Dian. 105, IGRom. 4.360.26 (Pergam., ii A.D.); gen. πισύρων Dam. Isid. 290 (metrical?), prob. in Hsch.; dat. πισύρεσσι, πισύροισι, -ῃσι, -αις, Nonn. D. 16.119, 38.176, 236, 39.377, AP 14.7.4: Aeol. also πέσῠρες, neut. πέσῠρα Epigr.Gr. 988.6 (Balbilla); and πέσσῠρες, πέσσῠρα, Hsch.: Boeot. πέττᾰρες, α (q.v.):

four, Od. 9.335, etc.; διὰ τεττάρων the musical interval of the fourth, Damox. 2.55, etc.; τὰ τέσσαρα the four simple bodies of Empedocles, Plot. 6.2.2; the four kinds of quality or four Aristotelian senses of ποιόν, Id. 6.1.10; the four cardinal principles of Epicurus (cf. τετραφάρμακος), Phld. Herc. 1251.11. (Cf. Skt. catvâ´ras (acc. catúras), Lat. quattuor, Lith. keturì, etc.: I.- E. q[uglide]et[uglide]or -.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

τέσσαρες, τεσσάρων, οἱ, αἱ, τέσσαρα, τά, genitive τεσσάρων, dative τέσσαρσιν ((Lachmann reads τεσσερες 7 times to 33, Tdf. 6 to 35, Tr 6 to 33, WH 6 to 34; Lachmann sometimes has τεσσερα, T Tr WH always; L Tr sometimes have τεσσερας (see WHs Appendix, p. 150)); but no editor adopts epsilon (e) in the genitive or the dative; see τεσσαράκοντα and references), four: Matthew 24:31; Mark 2:3; Luke 2:37; John 11:17; Acts 10:11; Revelation 4:4, etc.

STRONGS NT 5064: τεσσερ( [τεσσερ( see τεσσαρ( (cf. Meisterhans, § 21, 4)]

STRONGS NT 5064: τετρα( τετρα(, in composition equivalent to τετορα, Aeolic (Doric rather) for τέσσαρα.


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

τέσσαρες

(and Ion. and late -ερεν , and late acc -εν ; v. WH, App., 150; M, Pr., 36, 45 f.), οἱ , αἱ , -αρα , τά , gen., -ων , four: Matthew 24:31, Mark 2:3, Luke 2:37, John 11:17; John 19:23, Acts 10:11, Revelation 4:4; Revelation 4:6, al.


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";a wheel"; (James 3:6 : see Hort Comm. ad l., Field Notes, p. 237) : cf. P Oxy X. 1292.13 (c. A.D. 30) τ ̣ο ̣, ν ̣ τροχὸν τῆς μηχανῆς, ";the wheel of the machine,"; P Ryl II. 228.11 (i/A.D.) ὄργανο (ν) τροχ (οῦ) το ̣̣ εἰς κόπτειν, ";machinery of the wheel for cutting"; (Edd.), P Flor II. 218.10 (A.D. 257) εἰς κατασκευὴν τροχοῦ ἑνὸς τοῦ. . κάρνου, ";for the construction of one wheel of the car,"; P Oxy XII. 1475.16 (A.D. 267) ὁ τροχὸς ὁμοίως συνερευκὼς ἐ ̣κ ̣ μέρου íσ ýς, ";the water-wheel likewise partly in disrepair"; (Edd.), and P Lond 121.867 (a spell—iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 112) λαβὼν πηλὸν ἀπὸ τροχοῦ [κε ]ραμικοῦ μῖξον. . .

For the verb τροχάζω which is condemned by the Atticists (Lob. Phryn. p. 582 f.), cf. Preisigke 5748.6 (Christian) ἔσχον. . παρὰ σοῦ. . τὰς ἀννόνας, ἃς τροχάζω ὑπὲρ τοῦ σοῦ μέρους, and for τροχίσκος ib. 5307.4 (Byz.). Τροχιλλέα or τροχελλέα, the ";reel"; of a mill occurs in BGU IV. 1116.24 (B.C. 13) μύλωι τε καὶ τροχιλλέᾳ, and P Oxy III. 502.35 (A.D. 164) τοῦ προκειμένου φρέατος τροχελλέαν σὺν σχοινίῳ καινῷ, ";the reel of the aforesaid well provided with a new rope"; (Edd.).

 


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List of Word Forms
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