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Entry for Strong's #2790 - κιθαρῳδός

Transliteration
kitharōidós
Phonetics
kith-ar-o-dos'  
Word Origin
from (2788) and a derivative of the same as (5603)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a harper, one who plays the harp and accompanies it with his voice
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Revelation 2
Revelation 2
Revelation 2
BYZ TIS TR
N-GPM 2
N-GPM 2
N-GPM 2
NA WH
N-GPM 2
N-GPM 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κῐθᾰρῳδ-ός, ὁ,

(κιθάρα, ἀοιδός)

I one who plays and sings to the cithara, Hdt. 1.23, IG 12.547, Pherecr. 6.1, Phld. Mus. p.28K., etc.: as fem., κ. γυνή Alciphr. 3.33.

II a fish, found in the Red Sea, with body striped like the strings of a lyre, Ael. NA 11.23.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κιθαρῳδός, κιθαρωδου, (κιθάρα (which see), and ᾠδός, contracted from ἀοιδός, a singer), a harper, one who plays on the harp and accompanies it with his voice: Revelation 14:2; Revelation 18:22. ((Herodotus, Plato, others), Diphilus () in Athen. 6, p. 247 d.; Plutarch, mor. 166 a.; Aelian v. h. 4, 2; superlative (extended form) κιθαραοιδοτατος, Aristophanes vesp. 1278. Varro de r. r. 2, 1, 3 non omnes, qui habent citharam, sunt citharoedi.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* κιθαρ -ωδός , -οῦ ,

(< κιθάρα , ἀοιδός , a singer),

one who plays and sings to the lyre, a harper: Revelation 14:2; Revelation 18:22.†


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 word, as in Revelation 14:2; Revelation 18:22, cf. Priene II3.80 (i/B.C.), where a κιθαρῳδός is mentioned among the musi–cians hired to amuse the crowd : cf. also OGIS 51.41 (iii/B.C.), 352.67 (ii/B.C.).

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
κιθαρωδων κιθαρωδών κιθαρῳδῶν kitharodon kitharōdōn kitharoidôn kitharōidō̂n
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