3897. paraplésios
Strong's Concordance
paraplésios: coming near, nearly resembling
Original Word: παραπλήσιον
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: paraplésios
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ap-lay'-see-on)
Definition: coming near, nearly resembling
Usage: near to, nearly.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a comp. of para and the same as plésion
coming near, nearly resembling
NASB Translation
point (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3897: παραπλήσιον

παραπλήσιον (neuter of the adjective παραπλήσιος), adverb, near to, almost to: ἠσθένησεν παραπλήσιον θανάτῳ (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 54, 6), Philippians 2:27. (Thucydides 7, 19; in like manner, Polybius)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
nigh unto.

Neuter of a compound of para and the base of plesion (as adverb); close by, i.e. (figuratively) almost -- nigh unto.

see GREEK para

see GREEK plesion

Forms and Transliterations
παραπλησιον παραπλήσιον paraplesion paraplēsion paraplḗsion
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Philippians 2:27 Adv
GRK: γὰρ ἠσθένησεν παραπλήσιον θανάτῳ ἀλλὰ
NAS: he was sick to the point of death,
KJV: he was sick nigh unto death:
INT: indeed he was sick like to death but

Strong's Greek 3897
1 Occurrence

παραπλήσιον — 1 Occ.

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