725. harpagmos
Jump to: LexiconHelpsNasecThayer'sStrong's
harpagmos: the act of seizing or the thing seized
Original Word: ἁρπαγμός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: harpagmos
Phonetic Spelling: (har-pag-mos')
Short Definition: spoil, an object of eager desire, a prize
Definition: spoil, an object of eager desire, a prize.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 725 harpagmós – to seize, especially by an open display of force. See 726 (harpazō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from harpazó
the act of seizing or the thing seized
NASB Translation
thing to be grasped (1).

STRONGS NT 725: ἁρπαγμός

ἁρπαγμός, ἁρπαγμου, (ἁρπάζω);

1. the act of seizing, robbery (so Plutarch, de book educ. c. 15 (others 14, 37), vol. 2:12 a. the only instance of its use noted in secular authors).

2. a thing seized or to be seized, booty: ἁρπαγμόν ἡγεῖσθαι τί to deem anything a prlze — a thing to be seized upon or to be held fast, retained, Philippians 2:6; on the meaning of this passage see μορφή; (ἡγεῖσθαι or ποιεῖσθαι τί ἅρπαγμα, Eusebius, h. e. 8, 12, 2; vit. Const. 2, 31; (commentaries in Luc. vi., cf. Mai, Nov. Biblical Patr. iv., p. 165); Heliodorus 7, 11 and 20; 8, 7; (Plutarch, de Alex. virt. 1, 8, p. 330d.);utomniumbonapraedamtuamduceres, Cicero, Verr. 2:5, 15, 39; (see Lightfoot on Phil., p. 133f (cf. p. 111); Wetstein at the passage; Cremer, 4te Aufl., p. 153f)).


From harpazo; plunder (properly concrete) -- robbery.

see GREEK harpazo

Top of Page
Top of Page

Bible Apps.com