5062. tessarakonta
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tessarakonta: forty.
Original Word: τεσσαράκοντα
Part of Speech: Indeclinable Numeral (Adjective)
Transliteration: tessarakonta
Phonetic Spelling: (tes-sar-ak'-on-tah)
Short Definition: forty
Definition: forty.

HELPS word-Studies

5062 tessarákontaforty, sometimes with added symbolic sense, i.e. "a full-testing period." That is, the full time (of a crisis, etc.) needed to successfully pass through to know God's approval.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
variant reading for tesserakonta, q.v.
STRONGS NT 5062: τεσσαράκοντα

τεσσαράκοντα R G, but several times (i. e. between 8 and 14) in Lachmann and everywhere in T WH (and Tr, except Revelation 21:17) τεσσεράκοντα (a form originally Ionic (yet cf. Buttmann, as below); see Kühner, § 187, 5; Buttmann, 28f (25f); cf. Winers Grammar, 43; (Tdf. Proleg., p. 80; WH's Appendix, p. 150)), οἱ, αἱ, τά, indeclinable numeral, forty: Matthew 4:2; Mark 1:13; Luke 4:2; John 2:20; etc.

STRONGS NT 5062a: τεσσαρακονταδυο [τεσσαρακονταδυο, forty-two: Revelation 11:2 Rec.bez; Revelation 13:5 Rec.bez elz.]


The decade of tessares; forty -- forty.

see GREEK tessares

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