διάλεκτος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
διάλεκτος, ου, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
dialektos
Simplified transliteration: 
dialektos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1258
GK Number: 
1365
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2b
Gloss: 
language, dialect, a communication code whether written or oral; in the NT this always refers to known languages commonly spoken in the ancient world
Definition: 
speech; manner of speaking; peculiar language, of a nation, dialect, vernacular idiom, Acts 1:19; 2:6, 8; 21:40; 22:2; 26:14

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 1:19 And it became known to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the field was called in their own language (dialektō | διαλέκτῳ | dat sg fem) Akeldama, that is, “Field of Blood.”)
Acts 2:6 But when this sound was heard the crowd gathered, and they were perplexed, because each one was hearing them speak in his own language (dialektō | διαλέκτῳ | dat sg fem).
Acts 2:8 And how do we hear, each of us in his own language (dialektō | διαλέκτῳ | dat sg fem) to which he was born?
Acts 21:40 And when he had given him permission, Paul stood on the steps and motioned with his hand to the people. And when there was a great hush, he addressed them in the Hebrew language (dialektō | διαλέκτῳ | dat sg fem), saying:
Acts 22:2 And when they heard that he was addressing them in the Hebrew language (dialektō | διαλέκτῳ | dat sg fem), they became even more quiet. And he said:
Acts 26:14 And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew language (dialektō | διαλέκτῳ | dat sg fem), ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’