712. ariston
Strong's Concordance
ariston: breakfast, dinner
Original Word: ἄριστον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: ariston
Phonetic Spelling: (ar'-is-ton)
Definition: breakfast, dinner
Usage: breakfast or a mid-day meal.
HELPS Word-studies

712 áriston (literally, "without boundary, designation") – properly, "undetermined," referring to the meal eaten anytime before the main meal (i.e. "supper," 1173 /deípnon).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from éri (early) and prim. root ed- (eat, see esthió)
Definition
breakfast, dinner
NASB Translation
dinner (1), luncheon (1), meal (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 712: ἄριστον

ἄριστον, ἀρίστου, τό (from Homer down);

a. the first food, taken early in the morning before work, breakfast; dinner was called δεῖπνον. But the later Greeks called breakfast; τό ἀκράτισμα, and dinner ἄριστον i. e. δεῖπνον μεσηβρινον, Athen. 1, 9, 10, p. 11b.; and so in the N. T. Hence,

b. dinner: Luke 14:12 (ποιεῖν ἄριστον δεῖπνον, to which others are invited); Luke 11:38; Matthew 22:4 (ἑτοιμάζειν). (B. D. under the word ; Becker's Charicles, namely, vi. excurs. i. (English translation, p. 312f).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dinner.

Apparently neuter of a superlative from the same as arrhen; the best meal (or breakfast; perhaps from eri ("early")), i.e. Luncheon -- dinner.

see GREEK arrhen

Forms and Transliterations
αριστον άριστον άριστόν ἄριστον ἄριστόν αριστου αρίστου ἀρίστου αριώθ ariston áriston áristón aristou arístou
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 22:4 N-NNS
GRK: Ἰδοὺ τὸ ἄριστόν μου ἡτοίμακα
NAS: I have prepared my dinner; my oxen
KJV: I have prepared my dinner: my oxen
INT: Behold the dinner of me I prepared

Luke 11:38 N-GNS
GRK: πρὸ τοῦ ἀρίστου
NAS: ceremonially washed before the meal.
KJV: washed before dinner.
INT: before the dinner

Luke 14:12 N-NNS
GRK: Ὅταν ποιῇς ἄριστον ἢ δεῖπνον
NAS: you give a luncheon or
KJV: When thou makest a dinner or a supper,
INT: When you make a dinner or a supper

Strong's Greek 712
3 Occurrences


ἄριστόν — 2 Occ.
ἀρίστου — 1 Occ.











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