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Strong's #5603 - ᾠδή

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Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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  1. a song, lay, ode
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1902 ‑ הִגָּיוֹן (hig‑gaw‑yone');  4210 ‑ מִזְמוֹר (miz‑more');  4853 ‑ מַשָּׂא (mas‑saw');  5058 ‑ נְגִינַת (neg‑ee‑naw', neg‑ee‑nath');  7692 ‑ שִׁגָּינָה (shig‑gaw‑yone', shig‑gaw‑yo‑naw');  7892 ‑ שִׁירָה (sheer, shee‑raw');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (7)
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Revelation 5
NAS (7)
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Revelation 5
HCS (7)
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Revelation 5
BSB (7)
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Revelation 5
ESV (7)
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Revelation 5
WEB (7)
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Revelation 5
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ᾠδή, ἡ,

contr. for ἀοιδή, song, lay, ode, h. Revelation 20:1-15, h.Cer. 494; in Trag. (exc. that A. uses only ἀοιδή (q. v.)), of dirges, πολλὰς θρήνων ᾠδάς S. El. 88 (anap.); ὀξυτόνους ᾠ. θρηνήσει Id. Aj. 631 (lyr.); ᾠδὰ ἐπικήδειος E. Tr. 514 (lyr.); but also of joyful songs, songs of praise, καλλίνικος Id. El. 865 (lyr.); ἴακχος Id. Cyc. 69 (lyr.); λύπας πολυχόρδοις ᾠ. παύειν Id. Med. 197 (anap.); ᾠδὰς ὑστέροισι θήσετε Id. Supp. 1225; χαίροντες ᾠδῆς.. μέλεσιν Ar. Ra. 244 (lyr.); ὑμεναίοις καὶ νυμφιδίοισι δέχεσθ' ᾠ. Id. Av. 1729 (lyr.): freq. in Pl., ᾠ. κιθαρῳδική Lg. 722d; κιθαρίζειν πρὸς τὴν ᾠ. Alc. 1.108a; ᾠδαὶ καὶ ἡ ἄλλη ποίησις lyric poetry and.., Phdr. 245a; ἐν ταῖς ᾠδαῖς καὶ μέλεσιν R. 399c, cf. 398c; opp. λέξις, Lg. 816d; ἐν ᾠδαῖς καὶ μύθοις καὶ λόγοις ib.664a; of poems such as those of Stesichorus on Helen, Isoc. 10.64; of the various songs associated with particular employments or conditions, Clearch. 37, cf. Eust. 1164.10, 1236.60.

2. = ἐπῳδός, magic song, spell, Longus 2.7.

3. meton. for χορδή, Τέρπανδρος.. δέκα ζεῦξε Μοῦσαν ἐν ᾠδαῖς Tim. Pers. 238.

II singing, Plu. Crass. 33, etc.; of birds, Arist. HA 613b24.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ᾠδή, ᾠδῆς, (equivalent to ἀοιδή, from ἀείδω, i. e. ᾄδω, to sing), from Sophocles and Euripides down, the Sept. for שִׁיר and שִׁירָה, a song, lay, ode; in the Scriptures a song in praise of God or Christ: Revelation 5:9; Revelation 14:3; Μωϋσέως καί τοῦ ἀρνίου, the song which Moses and Christ taught them to sing, Revelation 15:3; plural with the epithet πνευματικαι, Ephesians 5:19 (here Lachmann brackets πνευματικαῖς); Colossians 3:16. (Synonym: see ὕμνος, at the end.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ᾠδή , -ῆς , ή ,

[in LXX chiefly for H7892;]

a song, ode, whether sad or joyful; in LXX and NT always in praise of God or Christ: Revelation 5:9; Revelation 14:3; Revelation 15:3; ᾠ πνευματικαί Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16.†

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
ωδαί ωδαις ωδαίς ᾠδαῖς ωδάς ωδη ωδή ωδην ωδήν ᾠδὴν ωδής ωδών odais ōdais oden ōdēn oidaîs ōidaîs oidḕn ōidḕn
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