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Strong's #644 - ἀποσκίασμα

from a compound of (G575) and a derivative of (G4639)
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  1. a shade cast by one object on another, a shadow
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


ἀποσκῐ-ασμα, ατος, τό, shadow, ἀ. τροπῆς

I a shadow cast by turning, James 1:16, cf. Porph. in Ptol. 193, Suid. s.v. ἀνθήλιος.

II illusion, deceit, Men. Prot. p.118 D.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀποσκίασμα, ἀποσκιαστος, τό (σκιάζω, from σκιά), a shade cast by one object upon another, a shadow: τροπῆς ἀποσκίασμα shadow caused by revolution, James 1:17. Cf. ἀπαύγασμα.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† ἀπο -σκίασμα , -τος , τό

(< ἀποσκιάζω , to cast a shadow; v,s. σκία ),

a shadow: James 1:17 (MM, s.v.).†

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

With this compound we may compare ἀποσκότωσις in Vettius Valens, p. 279.33, of the waning moon. Mayor (on James 1:17 quotes ἀποσκιασμός from Plut. Pericl. 6.4 γνωμόνων ἀποσκιασμούς of shadows thrown on the dial, and ἀποσκιάζω from Plato Rep. vii. 532C : the –μα form is ἅπ. εἰρ.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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απεσκλήρυνε απεσκοπεύσαμεν αποσκιασμα αποσκίασμα ἀποσκίασμα αποσκοπευόντων αποσκοπεύσω αποσκορακιεί αποσκορακίσης αποσκορακισμόν αποσοβών απόσπασμα aposkiasma aposkíasma