Strong's Greek: 1258. διάλεκτος (dialektos) -- speech, language
1258. dialektos
Strong's Concordance
dialektos: speech, language
Original Word: διάλεκτος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: dialektos
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-al'-ek-tos)
Short Definition: language, speech
Definition: language, speech, conversation, manner of speaking.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dialegomai
speech, language
NASB Translation
dialect (3), language (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1258: διάλεκτος

διάλεκτος, διαλεκτου, (διαλέγω);

1. "conversation, speech, discourse, language (Plato, Demosthenes, others).

2. from Polybius (cf. Aristotle, probl. 10, 38 τοῦ ἀνθρώπου μία φωνή, ἀλλά διαλεκτοι πολλαί) down, the tongue or language peculiar to any people: Acts 1:19; Acts 2:6, 8; Acts 21:40; Acts 22:2; Acts 26:14. (Polybius 1, 80, 6; 3, 22, 3; 40, 6, 3f; μεθερμηνεύειν εἰς τήν Ἑλλήνων διάλεκτον, Diodorus 1, 37; πᾶσα μέν διάλεκτος, δ' Ἑλληνικῇ διαφερόντως ὀνομαατων πλουτει, Philo, vit. Moys. ii. § 7; (cf. Muller on Josephus, contra Apion 1, 22, 4 at the end).)

STRONGS NT 1258a: διαλιμπάνω [διαλιμπάνω (or διαλυμπάνω): imperfect διελιμπανον; to intermit, cease: κλαίων οὐ διελίμπανεν, Acts 8:24 WH (rejected) marginal reading; cf. Winers Grammar, 345f (323f); Buttmann, 300 (257). (Tobit 10:7; Galen in Hipp. Epid. 1, 3; cf. Bornem. on Acts, the passage cited; Veitch, under the word λιμπάνω.)]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
language, tongue.

From dialegomai; a (mode of) discourse, i.e. "dialect" -- language, tongue.

see GREEK dialegomai

Forms and Transliterations
διαλεκτω διαλέκτω διαλέκτῳ διάλευκα διάλευκοι διάλευκον διαλεύκους dialekto dialektō dialéktoi dialéktōi
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Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Greek 1258
6 Occurrences

διαλέκτῳ — 6 Occ.

Acts 1:19 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ ἰδίᾳ διαλέκτῳ αὐτῶν Ἁκελδαμάχ
NAS: that in their own language that field
KJV: proper tongue, Aceldama,
INT: in the own language of them Akeldama

Acts 2:6 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ ἰδίᾳ διαλέκτῳ λαλούντων αὐτῶν
NAS: them speak in his own language.
KJV: speak in his own language.
INT: the own language speaking them

Acts 2:8 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ ἰδίᾳ διαλέκτῳ ἡμῶν ἐν
NAS: [them] in our own language to which
KJV: own tongue, wherein
INT: the own language of us in

Acts 21:40 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ Ἐβραΐδι διαλέκτῳ λέγων
NAS: to them in the Hebrew dialect, saying,
KJV: unto [them] in the Hebrew tongue, saying,
INT: with the Hebrew language saying

Acts 22:2 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ Ἐβραΐδι διαλέκτῳ προσεφώνει αὐτοῖς
NAS: them in the Hebrew dialect, they became
KJV: in the Hebrew tongue to them,
INT: in the Hebrew language he spoke to them

Acts 26:14 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ Ἐβραΐδι διαλέκτῳ Σαούλ Σαούλ
NAS: to me in the Hebrew dialect, 'Saul,
KJV: in the Hebrew tongue, Saul,
INT: in the Hebrew language Saul Saul

6 Occurrences

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