διά in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) through
1a) of place
1a1) with
1a2) in
1b) of time
1b1) throughout
1b2) during
1c) of means
1c1) by
1c2) by the means of
2) through
2a) the ground or reason by which something is or is not done
2a1) by reason of
2a2) on account of
2a3) because of for this reason
2a4) therefore
2a5) on this account
Part of Speech: preposition
Citing in TDNT: 2:65, 149

Strong

G1223
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import: - after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) . . . fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, X though, through (-out), to, wherefore, with (-in). In composition it retains the same general import.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
(διὰ παντός) regularly67.15
(δἰ ἡμερῶν) a few days later67.59
(δἰ ἐτῶν) after years67.60
(διὰ παντός) always67.86
(διὰ βραχέων) briefly67.106
(δἰ ὀλίγων) in a short time67.106
i during (time)67.136
j throughout (time)67.140
g through (extension)84.29
h along (extension)84.32
f on account of (reason)89.26
c through (means)89.76
a by (agent)90.4
b by (instrument)90.8
d on behalf of (benefaction)90.38
e because of (reason participant)90.44

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

δι'preposition:149
διὰpreposition:515
διάpreposition:2
Total666

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