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σπερμολόγος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σπερμολόγος, ον
Greek transliteration: 
spermologos
Simplified transliteration: 
spermologos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4691
GK Number: 
5066
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-3a
Gloss: 
babbler, chatterer, implying the person has low status, living by picking up scraps
Definition: 
pr. seed-picking; one who picks up and retails scraps of information; a gossip; a babbler, Acts 17:18*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 17:18 Also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were conversing with him, and some were asking, “What does this babbler (spermologos | σπερμολόγος | nom sg masc) want to say?” Others said, “He seems to be a proclaimer of strange gods,” for he was announcing the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.