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Strong's #900 - βαθύνω

Transliteration
bathýnō
Phonetics
bath-oo'-no  
Origin
from (901)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. 'the deep' sea (the 'high seas')
  2. deep, extreme poverty, the deep things of God, things hidden and above man's scrutiny, especially divine counsels
  3. to make deep
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6009 ‑ עָמַק (aw‑mak');  
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Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βᾰθύνω: —

Pass., plpf. βεβάθυστο Nonn. D. 39.305: (βαθύς):

I

1. deepen, hollow out, βάθυνε δὲ χῶρον ἅπαντα, of a torrent, Il. 23.421; ἔσκαψε καὶ ἐβάθυνε dug and dug deep, Luke 6:48; ἐβάθυνε πέδον ταρσῷ, of a dog, Nonn. D. 47.239: metaph., ὁ λιμὸς βαθύνει ἑαυτόν J. BJ 5.12.3: esp. as military term, deepen, τὴν φάλαγγα X. Cyr. 6.3.23, 8.5.15, cf. Arr. Tact. 25.11: Pass., become deep, be deepened, λίμνη β. Thphr. HP 4.11.3; κρημνὸς βαθύνεται εἰς ἀπορρῶγα J. BJ 1.21.3; νάσως βαθυνομένας ἀπὸ ῥιζᾶν, of Delos, Hymn.Isa 160; τὸ βαθυνόμενον τῆς ῥηγμῖνος Agath. 2.2; of a deep wound, Nonn. D. 39.305; βαθυνομέναις χερσί in or with the hollowed hands, ib. 11.180.

2. Math., add a third dimension, β. τὰ ἐπίπεδα Procl. in R. 2.52 K., cf. in Ti. 1.146 D.: Pass., κυκλικῶς βαθυνθέντες Simp. in Ph. 59.17.

II intr.,

1. sink deep, Ph. 1.248, 2.402; sink, crumble, Apollod. Poliorc. 157.8.

2. metaph., go deeply into a subject, βαθύνας θεωρῆσαι Procl. in Prm. p.622 S.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βαθύνω

(< βαθύς ),

[in LXX for H6009: Psalms 92:5 Jeremiah 49:8; Jeremiah 49:30 *;]

to deepen: Luke 6:48.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this verb = ";go deep,"; as in Luke 6:48, we can only point to Philo I. 248, 15 (cited in Sophocles Lex. s.v.); see Radermacher Gr. p. 19, for other solitary instances of transitive verbs used intransitively.

 

 

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βαθύνατε εβαθύνατε εβάθυνε εβαθυνεν ἐβάθυνεν εβαθύνθησαν ebathunen ebathynen ebáthynen
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2020. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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