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Strong's #973 - βιαστής

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G971)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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  1. strong, forceful
  2. using force, violent
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Matthew 2
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Matthew 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βῐασ-τής, οῦ, ὁ,

= βιατάς, Matthew 11:12.

βῐᾱτάς, α, ὁ,

forceful, mighty, Pi. Pae. 6.84, al.; σοφοὶ καὶ χεροὶ βιαταί Id. P. 1.42; β. νόος Id. O. 9.75; of wine, potent, Id. N. 9.51; Αρης AP 7.492 (Anyte).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

βιαστής, βιαστου, (biazoo]);

1. strong, forceful: Pindar Ol. 9, 114 (75); Pythagoras 4, 420 (236; but Pindar only uses the form βιατας, so others).

2. using force, violent: Philo, agric. § 19. In Matthew 11:12 those are called βιασταί by whom the kingdom of God βιάζεται, i. e. who strive to obtain its privileges with the utmost eagerness and effort.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† βιαστής , -οῦ ,

(< βιάζω ),

late form of βιατάς ;

1. strong, forceful.

2. violent (Philo): Matthew 11:12 (see βιάζω ).†

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
βιασται βιασταί βιασταὶ βιβασθήναι biastai biastaì
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