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Lexicon :: Strong's G2255 - hēmisys

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ἥμισυς
Transliteration
hēmisys (Key)
Pronunciation
hay'-mee-soo
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Neuter of a derivative from an inseparable pref. akin to ἅμα (G260) (through the idea of partition involved in connection) and meaning semi-
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Strong’s Definitions

ἥμισυ hḗmisy, hay'-mee-soo; neuter of a derivative from an inseparable prefix akin to G260 (through the idea of partition involved in connection) and meaning semi-; (as noun) half:—half.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G2255 in the following manner: half (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G2255 in the following manner: half (5x).
  1. half

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἥμισυ hḗmisy, hay'-mee-soo; neuter of a derivative from an inseparable prefix akin to G260 (through the idea of partition involved in connection) and meaning semi-; (as noun) half:—half.
STRONGS NT 2255: ἥμισυς
ἥμισυς, -εια, ; genitive ἡμίσους (Mark 6:23 [Sept. Exodus 25:9; etc.], for the uncontracted form ἡμισεος which is more common in the earlier and more elegant Greek writings [from Herodotus down]); neuter plural ἡμίση, Luke 19:8 R G, a form in use from Theophrastus down, for the earlier ἡμίσεα adopted by Lachmann (cf. Passow [also Liddell and Scott], under the word; Winer's Grammar § 9, 2 d.; ἡμίσεια in T Tr [ἡμίσια WH] seems due to a corruption of the copyists, see Stephanus Thesaurus iv., p. 170; Bttm. Ausf. Spr. i., p. 248; Alexander Buttmann (1873) in Studien und Kritiken for 1862, p. 194f; [N. T. Gram. 14 (13); Tdf. Proleg., p. 118; but especially WHs Appendix, p. 158]); Sept. for מַחֲצִית, much more often חֲצִי; half; it takes the gender and number of the annexed substantive (where τὸ ἥμισυ might have been expected): τὰ ἡμίση τῶν ὑπαρχόντων, Luke 19:8 (so Greek writings say ἥμισυς τοῦ βίου οἱ ἡμίσεις τῶν ἱππέων, see Passow, under the word; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, L 2; Kühner, § 405, 5 c.); τὰς ἡμίσεις τῶν δυνάμεων, 1 Macc. 3:34, 37); neuter τὸ ἥμισυ, substantively, the half; without the article a half: ἕως ἡμίσους τῆς βασιλείας μου (Esther 5:3; Esther 7:2), Mark 6:23; ἥμισυ καιροῦ, Revelation 12:14; as in classical Greek, καὶ ἥμισυ is added to cardinal numbers even where they are connected with masculine and feminine substantives, as τρεῖς ἡμέρας καὶ ἥμισυ, three days and a half, Revelation 11:9, 11 (ὀψωνεῖν δυοῖν δραχμῶν καὶ ἡμίσους, Ath. 6, p. 274 c.; δύο or ἑνὸς πήχεων καὶ ἡμίσους, Exodus 25:16; Exodus 26:16; Exodus 38:1 [Alex.]); with καὶ omitted: Revelation 11:9 Tdf. edition 7 (μυριάδων ἑπτὰ ἡμίσους, Plutarch, Mar. 34).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
25:9; 25:16; 26:16; 38:1
Esther
5:3; 7:2
Mark
6:23; 6:23
Luke
19:8; 19:8
Revelation
11:9; 11:9; 11:11; 12:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2255 matches the Greek ἥμισυς (hēmisys),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:23 - καὶ ὤμοσεν αὐτῇ πολλά τι ἐάν με αἰτήσῃς δώσω σοι ἕως ἡμίσους G2255 τῆς βασιλείας μου
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:8 - σταθεὶς δὲ Ζακχαῖος εἶπεν πρὸς τὸν κύριον ἰδοὺ τὰ ἡμίσιά G2255 μου τῶν ὑπαρχόντων κύριε τοῖς πτωχοῖς δίδωμι καὶ εἴ τινός τι ἐσυκοφάντησα ἀποδίδωμι τετραπλοῦν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:9 - καὶ βλέπουσιν ἐκ τῶν λαῶν καὶ φυλῶν καὶ γλωσσῶν καὶ ἐθνῶν τὸ πτῶμα αὐτῶν ἡμέρας τρεῖς καὶ ἥμισυ G2255 καὶ τὰ πτώματα αὐτῶν οὐκ ἀφίουσιν τεθῆναι εἰς μνῆμα
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:11 - καὶ μετὰ τὰς τρεῖς ἡμέρας καὶ ἥμισυ G2255 πνεῦμα ζωῆς ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ εἰσῆλθεν ἐν αὐτοῖς καὶ ἔστησαν ἐπὶ τοὺς πόδας αὐτῶν καὶ φόβος μέγας ἐπέπεσεν ἐπὶ τοὺς θεωροῦντας αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:14 - καὶ ἐδόθησαν τῇ γυναικὶ αἱ δύο πτέρυγες τοῦ ἀετοῦ τοῦ μεγάλου ἵνα πέτηται εἰς τὴν ἔρημον εἰς τὸν τόπον αὐτῆς ὅπου τρέφεται ἐκεῖ καιρὸν καὶ καιροὺς καὶ ἥμισυ G2255 καιροῦ ἀπὸ προσώπου τοῦ ὄφεως

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