2218: ζυγός

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G2218 ζυγός, οῦ, ὁ

Transliteration: zygós

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: a yoke; hence met: (a Jewish idea) of a heavy burden, comparable to the heavy yokes resting on the bullocks' necks; a balance, pair of scales.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G2218 ζυγός

Transliteration: zygós

Derivation: from the root of ζεύγνυμι (zeúgnymi) (to join, especially by a "yoke");

Definition: a coupling, i.e. (figuratively) servitude (a law or obligation); also (literally) the beam of the balance (as connecting the scales)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ζυγός

G2218 

Occurrences in the NT: 6

ζυγός (in cl. more freq. τὸ ζυγόν), -οῦ, ὁ
(< ζεύγνυμι), [in LXX for עֹל, מֹאזְנַיִם, etc.;]
1. a yoke; metaph., of bondage or submission to authority: Mt 11:29, 30, Ac 15:10, Ga 5:1, I Ti 6:1.
2. a balance: Re 6:5 (cf. Is 40:12, al.).†

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