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Lexicon :: Strong's G4691 - spermologos

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σπερμολόγος
Transliteration
spermologos (Key)
Pronunciation
sper-mol-og'-os
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
1x in 1 unique form(s)
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1x in 1 unique form(s)
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0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

σπερμολόγος spermológos, sper-mol-og'-os; from G4690 and G3004; a seed-picker (as the crow), i.e. (figuratively) a sponger, loafer (specially, a gossip or trifler in talk):—babbler.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G4691 in the following manner: babbler (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G4691 in the following manner: babbler (1x).
  1. picking up seed

    1. of birds, esp. of the crow or daw that picks up grain in fields

  2. metaph.

    1. lounging about the market place and picking up a substance by whatever may chance to fall from the loads of merchandise

    2. hence, beggarly, abject, vile, (a parasite)

    3. getting a living by flattery and bufferoonery

    4. an empty talker, babbler

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σπερμολόγος spermológos, sper-mol-og'-os; from G4690 and G3004; a seed-picker (as the crow), i.e. (figuratively) a sponger, loafer (specially, a gossip or trifler in talk):—babbler.
STRONGS NT 4691: σπερμολόγος
σπερμολόγος, σπερμολογον (σπέρμα, and λέγω to collect);
1. picking up seeds: used of birds, Plug. Demet. 28; Athen. 9, p. 387 f.; especially of the crow or daw that picks up grain in the fields (German Saatkrähe), Aristophanes av. 232, 579; Aristotle, h. a. 8, 8, p. 592{b}, 28, and other writings.
2. of men: "lounging about the market-place and picking up a subsistence by whatever may chance to fall from the loads of merchandise" (Eustathius on Homer, Odyssey 5, 490 σπερμολογοι. οἱ περί τά ἐμπορία καί ἀγορᾶς διατρίβοντες διά τό ἀναλέγεσθαι τά ἐκ τῶν φορτιων ἐπορρεοντα καί διά ζῆν ἐκ τούτων); hence, beggarly, abject, vile (a parasite); getting a living by flattery and buffoonery, Athen. 3, p. 85 f.; Plutarch, mor., p. 456 d.; a substantive, σπερμολόγος, an empty talker, babbler (Demosthenes, p. 269, 19; Athen. 8, p. 344 c.): Acts 17:18.
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Acts
17:18

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Strong's Number G4691 matches the Greek σπερμολόγος (spermologos),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:18 - Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler G4691 say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection.

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