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Entry for Strong's #3797 - ὄψιμος

Word Origin
from (3796)
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Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. late, later
    1. of the time of subsidence of the waters of the Nile
    2. the latter or vernal rain, which falls chiefly in the months of March and April just before the harvest
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 648 ‑ אָפִיל (aw‑feel');  4456 ‑ מַלְקוֹשׁ (mal‑koshe');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὄψῐμος, ον, (ὀψέ) poet. for ὄψιος,

late, slow, τέρας ὄ. for (concerned with) a late time, Il. 2.325: in Prose, late in the season, σπόρος X. Oec. 17.4, 5, but f.l. for cross ὄψιος in Thphr. HP 1.9.7, al.; of crops, LXX Exodus 9:32, PSI 4.433.2 (iii B. C.), PCair.Zen. 299.2 (iii B. C.); ἐν τοῖς ὀ. τῶν ὑδάτων D.S. 1.10; ὑετὸς πρώϊμος καὶ ὄ. James 5:7 : Comp., καιρὸς -ώτερος PFay. 133.9 (iii A. D.); recent, ποιητική Plu. 2.674f. Adv. -μως PTeb. 72.361 (ii B. C.), POxy. 474.24 (ii A. D.), Procl. ad Hes. Op. 483.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὄψιμος, ὄψιμον (ὀψέ), late, latter (Homer, Iliad 2, 325; ὀψιμωτατος σπόρος, Xenophon, oec. 17, 4f; ἐν τοῖς ὀψιμοις τῶν ὑδάτων, of the time of subsidence of the waters of the Nile, Diodorus 1, 10; (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 51f)): ὄψιμον ὑετόν, the latter or vernal rain, which falls chiefly in the months of March and April just before the harvest (opposed to the autumnal or πρώϊμος (cf. B. D. under the word )), James 5:7 (but L T Tr WH omit ὑετόν, the Sinaiticus manuscript and a few other authorities substitute καρπόν); the Sept. for מַלְקושׁ, Deuteronomy 11:14; Jeremiah 5:24; Hosea 6:3; Joel 2:23; Zechariah 10:1.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὄψιμος , -ον

(< ὀψέ ),

[in LXX: Deuteronomy 11:14, Proverbs 16:15, Hosea 6:4 (3), Joel 2:23, Zechariah 10:1, Jeremiah 5:24 (H4456), Exodus 9:32 (H648)*;]

poët. and late for ὄψιος , late: ὑετὸς ὄ .,

the latter rain (v. DB, s.v. "rain"), with ellipsis of ὑετός (v. WM, 740), Ja 57.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Par 63.159 (B.C. 164) (= P Pett III. p. 32) τοὺς ἄλλ [ους ] τοὺς παραπλησίους, ";other similar persons,"; P Tor I. 1iii. 22 (B.C. 116) καὶ τοῦ μὲν Φιλοκλέους παραπλήσια τοῖς διὰ τοῦ ὑπομνήματος προενεγκαμένου, ";Philocles brought forward matter similar to what was contained in the memorandum"; : cf. the adverbial use in Philippians 2:27.


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όψιμα οψιμον όψιμον ὄψιμον όψιμος opsimon ópsimon
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