2379: θυσιαστήριον

Noun, Neuter


Dodson dictionary

G2379 θυσιαστήριον, ου, τό

Transliteration: thysiastḗrion

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Neuter

Definition: an altar (for sacrifice).

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G2379 θυσιαστήριον

Transliteration: thysiastḗrion

Derivation: from a derivative of G2378;

Definition: a place of sacrifice, i.e. an altar (special or genitive case, literal or figurative)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

θυσιαστήριον

G2379 

Occurrences in the NT: 23

θυσιαστήριον, -ου, τό
(< θυσιάζω, to sacrifice), [in LXX (where the word first appears) very freq., nearly always for מִזְבֵּחַ;]
an altar:
(a) generally, Ja 2:21; pl., Ro 11:3(LXX); metaph., He 13:10 (v. Westc., in l., and esp. his add. note on the history of the word, 455 ff.);
(b) of the altar of burnt-offering in the Temple, Mt 5:23, 24 23:18-20, 35, Lk 11:51, I Co 9:13 10:18, He 7:13, Re 11:1;
(c) of the altar of incense in the sanctuary (Ex 30:1, al.), Lk 1:11; symbolically in Heaven, Re 6:9 8:3, 5 9:13 14:18 16:7 (Cremer, 292).†

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