3797. opsimos
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opsimos: the latter rain
Original Word: ὄψιμος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: opsimos
Phonetic Spelling: (op'-sim-os)
Short Definition: late in the year
Definition: late, latter.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from opse
the latter rain
NASB Translation
late (1).

STRONGS NT 3797: ὄψιμος

ὄψιμος, ὄψιμον (ὀψέ), late, latter (Homer, Iliad 2, 325; ὀψιμωτατος σπόρος, Xenophon, oec. 17, 4f; ἐν τοῖς ὀψιμοις τῶν ὑδάτων, of the time of subsidence of the waters of the Nile, Diodorus 1, 10; (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 51f)): ὄψιμον ὑετόν, the latter or vernal rain, which falls chiefly in the months of March and April just before the harvest (opposed to the autumnal or πρώϊμος (cf. B. D. under the word )), James 5:7 (but L T Tr WH omit ὑετόν, the Sinaiticus manuscript and a few other authorities substitute καρπόν); the Sept. for מַלְקושׁ, Deuteronomy 11:14; Jeremiah 5:24; Hosea 6:3; Joel 2:23; Zechariah 10:1.

spring rain

From opse; later, i.e. Vernal (showering) -- latter.

see GREEK opse

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