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Lexicon :: Strong's G1258 - dialektos

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διάλεκτος
Transliteration
dialektos (Key)
Pronunciation
dee-al'-ek-tos
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
6x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
6x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
1x in 1 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

διάλεκτος diálektos, dee-al'-ek-tos; from G1256; a (mode of) discourse, i.e. "dialect":—language, tongue.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G1258 in the following manner: tongue (5x), language (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G1258 in the following manner: tongue (5x), language (1x).
  1. conversation, speech, discourse, language

  2. the tongue or language peculiar to any people

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διάλεκτος diálektos, dee-al'-ek-tos; from G1256; a (mode of) discourse, i.e. "dialect":—language, tongue.
STRONGS G1258:
διάλεκτος, -ου, , (διαλέγω);
1. conversation, speech, discourse, language (Plato, Demosthenes, others).
2. from Polybius [cf. Aristotle, probl. 10, 38 τοῦ ἀνθρώπου μία φωνή, ἀλλὰ διάλεκτοι πολλαί) down, the tongue or language peculiar to any people: Acts 1:19; Acts 2:6, 8; Acts 21:40; Acts 22:2; Acts 26:14. (Polybius 1, 80, 6; 3, 22, 3; 40, 6, 3f; μεθερμηνεύειν εἰς τὴν Ἑλλήνων διάλεκτον, Diodorus 1, 37; πᾶσα μὲν διάλεκτος, δ’ ἑλληνικἡ διαφερόντως ὀνομάτων πλουτεῖ, Philo, vit. Moys. ii. § 7; [cf. Mϋller on Josephus, contra Apion 1, 22, 4 at the end].)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
1:19; 2:6; 2:8; 21:40; 22:2; 26:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1258 matches the Greek διάλεκτος (dialektos),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:19 - And it became known to all the residents of Jerusalem; as a result that field was called Hakeldama in their own language G1258, that is, Field of Blood.)
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:6 - And when this sound occurred, the crowd came together and they were bewildered, because each one of them was hearing them speak in his own [fn]language G1258.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:8 - “And how is it that we each hear them in our own [fn]language G1258 [fn]to which we were born?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:40 - When he had given him permission, Paul, standing on the stairs, motioned to the people with his hand; and when there [fn]was a great silence, he spoke to them in the [fn]Hebrew dialect G1258, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:2 - And when they heard that he was addressing them in the [fn]Hebrew dialect G1258, they became even more quiet; and he *said,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:14 - “And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the [fn]Hebrew dialect G1258, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me? [fn]It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’
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