4217. potapos
Strong's Concordance
potapos: from what country?
Original Word: ποταπός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: potapos
Phonetic Spelling: (pot-ap-os')
Short Definition: of what kind
Definition: of what kind, of what manner.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from prim. roots and
Definition
from what country?
NASB Translation
how great (1), what kind (2), what sort (2), what sort of person (1), what wonderful (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4217: ποταπός

ποταπός ((in Dionysius Halicarnassus, Josephus, Philo, others) for the older ποδαπός (cf. Lob. Phryn., p. 56f; Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 129; Winers Grammar, 24; Curtius, p. 537, 5th edition); according to the Greek grammarians equivalent to ἐκ ποίου δαπεδου, from what region; according to the conjecture of others equivalent to ποῦ ἀπό ((Buttmann, Lexil. 1:126, compares the German wovon)), the delta δ' being inserted for the sake of euphony, as in the Latinprodire, prodesse; cf. Fritzsche on Mark, p. 554f (still others regard (δαπος merely as an ending; cf. Apollonius Dyscolus, Buttmann's edition, the index under the word)), ποταπή, ποταπον;

1. from what country, race, or tribe? so from Aeschylus down.

2. from Demosth. down also equivalent to ποῖος, of what sort or quality? (what manner of?): absolutely of persons, Matthew 8:27; 2 Peter 3:11; with a person noun, Luke 7:39; with names of things, Mark 13:1; Luke 1:29; 1 John 3:1.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
what manner of.

Apparently from pote and the base of pou; interrogatively, whatever, i.e. Of what possible sort -- what (manner of).

see GREEK pote

see GREEK pou

Forms and Transliterations
ποταπαι ποταπαί ποταπαὶ ποταπη ποταπή ποταπὴ ποταπην ποταπήν ποταπὴν ποταποι ποταποί ποταποὶ Ποταπος Ποταπός ποταπὸς ποταπους ποταπούς ποταποὺς potapai potapaì potape potapē potapḕ potapen potapēn potapḕn potapoi potapoì Potapos Potapós potapòs potapous potapoùs
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7 Occurrences


ποταπαὶ — 1 Occ.
ποταπὴ — 1 Occ.
ποταπὴν — 1 Occ.
ποταποὶ — 1 Occ.
Ποταπός — 2 Occ.
ποταποὺς — 1 Occ.

Matthew 8:27 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἐθαύμασαν λέγοντες Ποταπός ἐστιν οὗτος
NAS: and said, What kind of a man
KJV: saying, What manner of man is
INT: marveled saying What kind [of man] is this

Mark 13:1 Adj-NMP
GRK: Διδάσκαλε ἴδε ποταποὶ λίθοι καὶ
NAS: behold what wonderful
KJV: Master, see what manner of stones and
INT: Teacher see what [wonderful] stones and

Mark 13:1 Adj-NFP
GRK: λίθοι καὶ ποταπαὶ οἰκοδομαί
NAS: what wonderful stones
KJV: and what buildings
INT: stones and what [wonderful] buildings

Luke 1:29 Adj-NMS
GRK: καὶ διελογίζετο ποταπὸς εἴη ὁ
NAS: and kept pondering what kind of salutation
KJV: cast in her mind what manner of salutation
INT: and was pondering of what kind might be the

Luke 7:39 Adj-NFS
GRK: τίς καὶ ποταπὴ ἡ γυνὴ
NAS: who and what sort of person this
KJV: and what manner of woman
INT: who and what the woman [is]

2 Peter 3:11 Adj-AMP
GRK: πάντων λυομένων ποταποὺς δεῖ ὑπάρχειν
NAS: in this way, what sort of people ought
KJV: shall be dissolved, what manner [of persons] ought
INT: all being to be dissolved what kind of [persons] ought to be

1 John 3:1 Adj-AFS
GRK: Ἴδετε ποταπὴν ἀγάπην δέδωκεν
NAS: See how great a love the Father
KJV: Behold, what manner of love the Father
INT: See what love has given

7 Occurrences

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