271: ἀμέθυστος

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G271 ἀμέθυστος, ου, ἡ

Transliteration: améthystos

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: amethyst (a kind of rock crystal: the best specimens are the color of unmixed wine, whence perhaps the name), believed to stave off drunkenness.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G271 ἀμέθυστος

Transliteration: améthystos

Derivation: from G1 (as a negative particle) and a derivative of G3184;

Definition: the "amethyst" (supposed to prevent intoxication)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ἀμέθυστος

G271 

Occurrences in the NT: 1

ἀμέθυστος, -ου, ἡ
(acc. to Plut., < ἀ- μεθύω, being regarded as an antidote against drunkenness), [in LXX: Ex 28:19 36:19 39:12 Ez 28:13*;]
amethyst, a purple quartz: Re 21:20.†

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