3047. lips
Strong's Concordance
lips: the southwest wind
Original Word: λίψ, λιβός, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: lips
Phonetic Spelling: (leeps)
Short Definition: the south-west wind
Definition: the south-west wind, and thus the quarter from which it comes.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3047: λίψ

λίψ, λιβός, (from λείβω (to pour forth), because it brings moisture);

1. the southwest wind: Herodotus 2, 25; Polybius 10, 10, 3; others.

2. the quarter of the heavens whence the southwest wind blows: Acts 27:12 (on which see βλέπω, 3 and κατά, II. 1 c.) (Genesis 13:14; Genesis 20:1; Numbers 2:10; Deuteronomy 33:23).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Probably from leibo (to pour a "libation"); the south(- west) wind (as bringing rain, i.e. (by extension) the south quarter) -- southwest.

Forms and Transliterations
λιβα λίβα λιβί λιβός λίψ λοβόν λοβούς liba líba
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Strong's Greek 3047
1 Occurrence

λίβα — 1 Occ.

Acts 27:12 N-AMS
GRK: βλέποντα κατὰ λίβα καὶ κατὰ
NAS: facing southwest and northwest,
KJV: toward the south west and
INT: looking toward southwest and toward

1 Occurrence

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