3751: ὀσφῦς

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G3751 ὀσφύς, ύος, ἡ

Transliteration: osphŷs

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: the loins.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3751 ὀσφῦς

Transliteration: osphŷs

Derivation: of uncertain affinity;

Definition: the loin (externally), i.e. the hip; internally (by extension) procreative power

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ὀσφύς

G3751 

Occurrences in the NT: 8

ὀσφύς, -ύος, ἡ,
[in LXX chiefly for מָתְנַיִם, also for חָלָץ, etc.;]
the loin: Mt 3:4, Mk 1:6; metaph., περιζώννυσθαι (ἀναζ-) τ. ὀσφύας, Lk 12:35, Eph 6:14, I Pe 1:13; regarded, as by the Hebrews, as the seat of generative power, He 7:5, 10; metaph., καρπὸς τ. ὀσφύος, Ac 2:30.

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