282. amétór
Strong's Concordance
amétór: without a mother
Original Word: ἀμήτωρ, ορος
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: amétór
Phonetic Spelling: (am-ay'-tore)
Definition: without a mother
Usage: (lit: motherless), whose mother's name is not recorded (or known).
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and métér
without a mother
NASB Translation
without mother (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 282: ἀμήτωρ

ἀμήτωρ, (ορος, , (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.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
without mother.

From a (as a negative particle) and meter; motherless, i.e. Of unknown maternity -- without mother.

see GREEK a

see GREEK meter

Forms and Transliterations
αμητωρ αμήτωρ ἀμήτωρ ametor amētōr amḗtor amḗtōr
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Englishman's Concordance
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

Strong's Greek 282
1 Occurrence

ἀμήτωρ — 1 Occ.

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