amétór: without a motherOriginal Word: ἀμήτωρ, ορος
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (am-ay'-tore)
Short Definition: whose mother's name is not recorded or known
Definition: (lit: motherless), whose mother's name is not recorded (or known).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and métér
without a mother
without mother (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 282: ἀμήτωρ
ἀμήτωρ, (ορος, ὁ, ἡ (μήτηρ), without a mother, motherless; in Greek writings:
1. born without a mother, e. g. Minerva, Euripides, Phoen. 666f, others; God himself, inasmuch as he is without origin, Lactantius, instt. 4, 13, 2.
2. bereft of a mother, Herodotus 4, 154, elsewhere.
3. born of a base or unknown mother, Euripides, Ion 109 cf. 837.
4. unmotherly, unworthy of the name of mother: μήτηρ ἀμήτωρ, Sophocles El. 1154. Cf. Bleek on Heb. vol. ii., 2, p. 305ff
5. in a significance unused by the Greeks, 'whose mother is not recorded in the genealogy': of Melchizedek, Hebrews 7:3; (of Sarah by Philo in de temul. § 14, and rer. div. haer. § 12; (cf. Bleek as above)); cf. the classic ἀνολυμπιάς. see GREEK a see GREEK meter
see GREEK a
see GREEK meter
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 282
ἀμήτωρ — 1 Occ.
Hebrews 7:3 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἀπάτωρ ἀμήτωρ ἀγενεαλόγητος μήτε
NAS: Without father, without mother, without genealogy,
KJV: Without father, without mother, without descent,
INT: without father without mother without genealogy neither