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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5115 - τόξον

from the base of (G5088)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
  1. a bow
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 827 ‑ אַשְׁפָּה (ash‑paw');  2671 ‑ חֵץ (khayts);  7198 ‑ קֶשֶׁת (keh'‑sheth);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τόξον, τό,

bow, Il. 4.124, etc.: freq. in pl. τόξα for sg., τόξ' ὤμοισιν ἔχων ἀμφηρεφέα τε φαρέτρην 1.45, al., cf. Pi. P. 3.101, S. Ph. 654; sts. in Prose, Heraclit. 51, Hdt. 2.106, PEleph. 5.8 (iii B. C.); ἐτιταίνετο.. τόξα drew the bow, Il. 5.97; also τόξον τιταίνει B. 9.43; τόξον ἕλκετ' (v.l. εἷλκεν) Il. 11.582; τόξου πῆχυν ἀνέλκειν 13.583; τόξον τείνειν, ἐντείνειν, A. Ag. 364 (anap.), Fr. 83; τ... ἐντανύσαι Od. 21.245, cf. Hdt. 2.173; κυκλοτερὲς μέγα τ. ἔτεινε Il. 4.124, cf. E. Ba. 1066; τόξου ῥῦμα (i.e. the Persians, the bow being an oriental weapon), opp. λόγχης ἰσχύς (i.e. the Greeks), A. Pers. 147 (anap.).

2. τόξῳ by guess, Id. Ch. 1033.

3. bowmanship, archery, τόξων ἐῢ εἰδώς Il. 2.718, al.; τόξοισιν πίσυνος 5.205, cf. 13.716; ἡ τέχνη τῶν τ. Hdt. 1.73; πρὸς τόξου κρίσιν S. Tr. 266; τόξῳ (sc. νικῶν) SIG 1061.10 (Samos, ii B. C.).

II in pl. also, bow and arrows, τόξα πεπτεῶτ' ἄλλυδις ἄλλα Il. 21.502, cf. Hdt. 3.78, S. Ph. 68, al.; sts. in pl. for the arrows only, ib. 652, Pl. Lg. 815a.

III metaph., τόξα ἡλίου its rays, E. HF 1090; ἀμπελίνοις τόξοις δαμέντες, of the effects of wine, Pi. Fr. 218; τόξον μερίμνης Trag.Adesp. 354; κότταβος.. ὃν σκοπὸν ἐς λατάγων τόξα καθιστάμεθα for shooting of liquor from the cup, Critias 2.2. rainbow, Aeschrio 4, LXX Genesis 9:13, Hsch. s.v. εἴρη.

2. arch, AP 9.694.

3. curved support, cradle used in amputations, Archig. ap. Orib. 47.13.6; part of a carriage or cart, PPetr. 2p.133, 3p.144 (iii B. C.).


(B), only in τέμνοντα· ἀμέλγοντα, Hsch.; ἔτεμεν· ἤμελγεν, Id. (Perh. cf. Skt. â-câmati, pl. -camanti, 'sip', Icel. hvóma 'swallow'.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

τόξον , -ου , τό ,

[in LXX chiefly for H7198;]

a bow: Revelation 6:2.†

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

";a hymn"; : OGIS 56.69 (B.C. 238) οὓς ἂν ὕμνους οἱ ἱερογραμματεῖς γράψαντες δῶσιν τῶι ὠιδοδιδασκάλωι, P Giss I, 99.8 (ii/iii A.D.) ὕμνοι μὲν ἄι [δονται ] γλώτ ̣τῃ ξενικῇ, and P Oxy I. 130.21 (vi/A.D.) ὕμνους ἀθανάτους ἀναπέμψω τῷ δεσπότῃ Χριστῷ.

For the compound ὑμνῳδός, ";singer of hymns,"; cf. Perg 523.10 ὑμνῳδ ]οῦ θεοῦ Αἰγούστου, and ib. 374.4 ὑμνῳδοὶ θεοῦ Σεβαστοῦ καὶ θεᾶς Ῥώμης with Fränkel’s commentary ad l. on the functions of the ὑμνῳδός. See also Deissmann LAE2, P. 349.


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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τόξα τόξοις τοξον τόξον τοξόται τοξότης τόξου τόξω τόξων toxon tóxon
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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