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Strong's #5464 - χάλαζα

probably from (G5465)
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Noun Feminine
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  1. hail
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Strong #: 68 ‑ אֶבֶן (eh'‑ben);  1259 ‑ בָּרָד (baw‑rawd');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χάλαζ-α [ χᾰ], ης, ἡ,

hail (cf. Pl. Ti. 59e, Arist. Mu. 394b1), ὄμβρον.. ἠὲ χάλαζαν ἢ νιφετόν Il. 10.6, cf. 15.170, Revelation 8:7, etc.: pl., X. Oec. 5.18, Pl. Smp. 188b, R. 397a; χ. στρογγύλαι hailstones, Ar. Nu. 1127 (troch.); ἀπὸ τῶν χαλαζῶν.. ἄπαγε σεαυτόν Id. Ra. 852: metaph., any pelting shower, ὀμβρία χ. S. OC 1503; χ. αἵματος Pi. I. 7(6).27.

II any small knot like a hailstone,

1 pimple or tubercle in the flesh of swine, Arist. HA 603b18, Pr. 963b34, Androsth. ap. Ath. 3.93c.

2. small cyst, such as grows on the eyelid, Gal. 19.437, Poll. 4.198, etc.

3. a knot or hard lump; in an egg, Arist. HA 560a28; in coal, Thphr. Sign. 25; in ivory, Philostr. VA 2.13; λίθοι χαλάζης crystals, 1 Enoch 14.9,10. (Cf. Sloven. žled, Little Russian oželeda 'sleet, ice'.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

χάλαζα, χαλάζης, (χαλάω, which see (so Etym. Magn. 805, 1; but Curtius (sec. 181) says certainly has nothing to do with it)), from Homer down, the Sept. for בָּרָד, hail: Revelation 8:7; Revelation 11:19; Revelation 16:21.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χάλαζα , -ης ,

[in LXX chiefly for H1259;]

hail: Revelation 8:7; Revelation 11:19; Revelation 16:21.†

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 piece of land,"; ";a field"; : P Hal I. 1.85 (mid. iii/B.C.) ἐάν τι ]ς ὀφρύγην [παρὰ ] ἀλλότριον χω [ρίον οἰ ]κοδομῆι, τὸν [ὅρον μὴ π ]αραφαινέτω, P Oxy VI. 985 (2nd half i/A.D.) εἰς τὸ ἀπηλιωτικὸν χῶμα τοῦ χωρίου, ib. VIII. 1141.6 (iii/A.D.) τὰ κατεπείγοντα ἄλ ̣(λα) ἔργ (α) χωρ (ίου) Γαϊανοῦ, ";the other pressing work at the farmstead of Gaianus"; (Ed.), ib. IX. 1220.23 (iii/A.D.) ̣π ̣ε ̣ρ ̣ι, τω ̣ν χωρίων, ἐὰν παραγένῃ σὺν θεῷ, μαθήσι τὴν διάθεσιν αὐτῶν, ";about the fields, if you come, D.V., you will learn their condition"; (Ed.), P Lond 214.9 (A.D. 270–275) ( = II. p. 161, Chrest. I. p. 209) γενόμενος εἰς ἀμπελικὸν χωρίον καλόυμενον Ἐλαιῶνα, and Syll 429 ( = .3911).20 (B.C. 300–250) ἐπισκοπῶνται τά τε χωρία εἰ γεωργεῖται κατὰ τὰς συνθήκας : cf. Preisigke 1973, a list of place names on ostraca from Oxyrhynchus—3 ff. χωρίον Ἀνδρ (έου), χωρίον Παρορίου, al.

For the use of ";local"; plants for magical purposes cf. P OslI. 1.238 (iv/A.D.) κρέμασον εἰς κάλαμον χωρίου, ";suspend it (sc. a frog) on a reed taken from the spot,"; with the editor’s note.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
χαλαζα χάλαζα χάλαζαν χαλάζη χαλαζης χαλάζης χαλαστά χαλαστών chalaza chálaza chalazes chalazēs chalázes chalázēs
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