2255. hémisus
Strong's Concordance
hémisus: half
Original Word: ἥμισυς, εια, υ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: hémisus
Phonetic Spelling: (hay'-mee-soo)
Short Definition: half
Definition: half.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
prol. form of hémi- (a prefix mean. half)
Definition
half
NASB Translation
half (5).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2255: ἥμισυς

ἥμισυς, ἡμίσεια, ἥμισυ; genitive ἡμίσους (Mark 6:23 (the Sept. Exodus 25:9; etc.), for the uncontracted form ἡμισεος which is more common in the earlier and more elegant Greek writings (from Herodotus down)); neuter plural ἡμίση, Luke 19:8 R G, a form in use from Theophrastus down, for the earlier ἡμισεα adopted by Lachmann (cf. Passow (also Liddell and Scott), under the word; Winer's Grammar, § 9, 2 d.; ἡμίσεια in T Tr (ἡμίσιά WH) seems due to a corruption of the copyists, see Stephanus Thesaurus iv., p. 170; Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. i., p. 248; Alex. Alexander Buttmann (1873) in Studien und Kritiken for 1862, p. 194f; (N. T. Gram. 14 (13); Tdf. Proleg., p. 118; but especially WHs Appendix, p. 158)); the Sept. for מַחֲצִית, much more often חֲצִי; half; it takes the gender and number of the annexed substantive (where τό ἥμισυ might have been expected): τά ἡμίση τῶν ὑπαρχόντων, Luke 19:8 (so Greek writings say ἥμισυς τοῦ βίου, οἱ ἡμίσεις τῶν ἱππέων, see Passow, under the word; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, L 2; Kühner, § 405, 5 c.); τάς ἡμίσεις τῶν δυνάμεων, 1 Macc. 3:34, 37); neuter τό ἥμισυ, substantively, the half; without the article a half: ἕως ἡμίσους τῆς βασιλείας μου (Esther 5:3; Esther 7:2), Mark 6:23; ἥμισυ καιροῦ, Revelation 12:14; as in classical Greek, καί ἥμισυ is added to cardinal numbers even where they are connected with masculine and feminine substantives, as τρεῖς ἡμέρας καί ἥμισυ, three days and a half, Revelation 11:9, 11 (ὀψώνειν δυοιν δραχμων καί ἡμίσους, Ath. 6, p. 274 c.; δύο or ἑνός πήχεων καί ἡμίσους, Exodus 25:16; Exodus 26:16; Exodus 38:1 (Alex.)); with καί omitted: Revelation 11:9 Tdf. edition 7 (μυριάδων ἑπτά ἡμίσους, Plutarch, Mar. 34).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
half.

Neuter of a derivative from an inseparable prefix akin to hama (through the idea of partition involved in connection) and meaning semi-; (as noun) half -- half.

see GREEK hama

Forms and Transliterations
ημίσει ημίσεις ημίσεσι ημίσεσιν ημίσεως ημίση ημισια ἡμίσιά ημισους ημίσους ἡμίσους ημισυ ημισύ ήμισυ ἥμισυ emisia ēmisia emisous ēmisous emisu ēmisu hemisia hemísiá hēmisia hēmísiá hemisous hemísous hēmisous hēmísous hemisy hēmisy hḗmisy
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5 Occurrences


ἡμίσιά — 1 Occ.
ἡμίσους — 1 Occ.
ἥμισυ — 3 Occ.

Mark 6:23 Adj-GNS
GRK: σοι ἕως ἡμίσους τῆς βασιλείας
NAS: of me, I will give it to you; up to half of my kingdom.
KJV: unto the half of my
INT: you up to half of the kingdom

Luke 19:8 Adj-ANP
GRK: Ἰδοὺ τὰ ἡμίσιά μου τῶν
NAS: Lord, half of my possessions
KJV: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods
INT: Behold the half of me of the

Revelation 11:9 Adj-ANS
GRK: τρεῖς καὶ ἥμισυ καὶ τὰ
NAS: for three and a half days,
KJV: days and an half, and shall
INT: three and a half and the

Revelation 11:11 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἡμέρας καὶ ἥμισυ πνεῦμα ζωῆς
NAS: the three and a half days,
KJV: days and an half the Spirit of life
INT: days and a half [the] spirit of life

Revelation 12:14 Adj-ANS
GRK: καιροὺς καὶ ἥμισυ καιροῦ ἀπὸ
NAS: and times and half a time,
KJV: times, and half a time, from
INT: times and half a time from

5 Occurrences

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