and the neuter of G5100
; whether at all
Probably from G4078
(through the idea of gushing
plumply); a fount
(literally or figuratively), that is, source
(of water, blood, enjoyment), (not necessarily the original spring).
A primary verb; to swell
out, that is, (by implication) to gush
Tense - Present (See G5774
Voice - Active (See G5784
Mood - Indicative (See G5791
Count - 3019
A primary preposition denoting origin
(the point whence
motion or action proceeds), from
(of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the
(sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
From the particle αὖ
[[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109
through the idea of a baffling
); the reflexive pronoun self
, used (alone or in the compound of G1438
) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Probably from G3700
; a hole
(as if for light), that is, cavern
; by analogy a spring
Of uncertain affinity; sweet
(that is, not bitter nor salt).
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative
and sometimes also a cumulative
, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
Perhaps from G4078
(through the idea of piercing
), that is, acrid
(literally or figuratively).
_ _ fountain an image of the heart: as the aperture (so the Greek for “place” is literally) of the fountain is an image of man’s mouth. The image here is appropriate to the scene of the Epistle, Palestine, wherein salt and bitter springs are found. Though “sweet” springs are sometimes found near, yet “sweet and bitter” (water) do not flow “at the same place” (aperture). Grace can make the same mouth that “sent forth the bitter” once, send forth the sweet for the time to come: as the wood (typical of Christ’s cross) changed Marah’s bitter water into sweet.
- or, hole,
James 3:11 Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet [water] and bitter?
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