2428: ἱκετηρία

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G2428 ἱκετηρία, ας, ἡ

Transliteration: hiketēría

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: (originally: the olive branch held in the hand of the suppliant), supplication, entreaty.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G2428 ἱκετηρία

Transliteration: hiketēría

Derivation: from a derivative of the base of G2425 (through the idea of approaching for a favor);

Definition: intreaty

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ἱκετήριος

G2428 

Occurrences in the NT: 1

ἱκετήριος, -α, -ον
(< ἱκέτης, a suppliant), [in LXX: Jb 40:22(27), II Mac 9:18*;]
of a suppliant; as subst., ἡ ἱ. (sc. ῥάβδος),
1. in cl., an olive-branch, carried by a suppliant.
2. In late Gk. = ἱκεσία, supplication: pl., δεήσεις κ. ἱ., He 5:7.
SYN.: v.s. δέησις.

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