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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5396 - φλυαρέω

from (G5397)
Parts of Speech
  1. to utter nonsense, talk idly, prate
  2. to bring forward idle accusations, make empty charges
  3. to accuse one falsely with malicious words
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KJV (1)
3 John
NAS (2)
3 John
HCS (1)
3 John
BSB (1)
3 John
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3 John
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. φλῠηρέω: —

talk nonsense, play the fool, ταῦτα λέγουσι φλυηρέοντες Hdt. 2.131, cf. 7.104, Ar. Eq. 545 (anap.), V. 85, Pl. 360, 575 (anap.); παῦσαι φλυαρῶν Philem. 213.1 (troch.); φλυαρεῖς πρός με Men. Pk. 146; οὐ φλυαρῶ (parenthetically) 'no joke', 'seriously', ib. 153: c. acc. cogn., φάσκοντα.. ἀεροβατεῖν καὶ ἄλλην πολλὴν φλυαρίαν φλυαροῦντα Pl. Revelation 19:1-21 c; πολλὰ φλυηρέεις Hdt. 7.103; ταῦτα φ. Isoc. 5.75; τοιαῦτα Pl. R. 337b; ἄφες ἂ φλυαρεῖς ταῦτα Men. Sam. 313. c. part., οὐ μὴ φλυαρήσεις ἔχων Ar. Ra. 202; φλυαρεῖς ἔχων Pl. Grg. 490e; ἔχων φ. Id. Euthd. 295c; Αἰσχύλος φ. φάσκων Id. Smp. 180a; Δερκυλίδας φ. διατρίβων X. HG 3.1.18.

II trans., prate against, ἡμᾶς 3 John 1:10 : Pass., φλυαρηθέντες καὶ κατακερτομηθέντες Ph. 2.599; to be made a fool of, D.L. 7.173.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* φλυαρέω , -

(< φλύαρος ),

to talk nonsense: c. acc pers., ἡμᾶς (EV, prating against us), 3 John 1:10.†

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

";lead by the hand,"; ";guide"; (Act. 9:8; Act. 22:11, cf. Jdg. 16:16 A, Tob. 11:16 א) : P Par 63.55 (B.C. 164) (= P Petrlll. p. 22) [σ ]τε καὶ τὸν πάντων ἐπειρότατον ὑπ᾽ αὐτῶν [τ ]ῶν πραγμάτ [ων ] χειραγωγούμενον, ";so that even the most inexperienced person in the world being guided by the facts themselves"; (Mahaffy). Cf. Musonius p. 70.7 χειραγωγούντων τοὺς γονεῖς, and Ev. Petr. 9 τοῦ δὲ χειραγωγουμένου ὑπ᾽ αὐτῶν ὑπερβαίνουσαν τοὺς οὐρανούς, and ";(the head) of him that was led by them overpassed the heavens.";


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List of Word Forms
φλυαρων φλυαρών φλυαρῶν phluaron phluarōn phlyaron phlyarôn phlyarōn phlyarō̂n
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