1242: διαθήκη

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G1242 διαθήκη, ης, ἡ

Transliteration: diathḗkē

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: (a) a covenant between two parties, (b) (the ordinary, everyday sense [found a countless number of times in papyri]) a will, testament.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G1242 διαθήκη

Transliteration: diathḗkē

Derivation: from G1303;

Definition: properly, a disposition, i.e. (specially) a contract (especially a devisory will)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

διαθήκη

G1242 

Occurrences in the NT: 33

διαθήκη, -ης, ἡ
(< διατίθημι), [freq. in LXX, and nearly always for בְּרִית ;]
1. as usually in cl., a disposition, testament, will (Plat., al.): Ga 3:15 (R, mg., but v. Lft., in l.), He 9:16, 17 (R, txt.; MM, Exp., xi,; Milligan, NTD, 75; Abbott, Essays, 107; Deiss., LAE, 341; but v. infr.).
2. As in LXX (for בְּרִית) = cl. συνθήκη, a convention, arrangement, covenant (exc. in the disputed cases mentioned above, always between God and man, "perhaps with the feeling that the δια- compound was more suitable than the συν- for a covenant with God---συνθ. might suggest equal terms," MM, Exp., l.c.): Ga 3:15 (R, txt., but v. supr., and cf. Thayer, s.v.), He 9:16, 17 (R, mg., Westc., in l.,; Hatch, Essays, 47; but v. supr.), Mt 26:28, Mk 14:24, Lk 1:72, Ac 3:25 7:8, Ro 11:27 (LXX), II Co 3:14, Ga 3:17, He 7:22 8:6, ib. 9, 10 (LXX) 9:4, 15-17 ib. 20 (LXX) 10:16 (LXX), 29 12:24 13:20, Re 11:19; καινὴ δ., Mt 26:28, and Mk 14:24 (R, mg.), Lk 22:20, I Co 11:25, II Co 3:6, He 8:8 (LXX) 9:15; pl. Ro 9:4, Ga 4:24, Eph 2:12.†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition