Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἱλαστήριος ἱλαστήριᾱ ἱλαστήριον

Structure: ἱλαστηρι (Stem) + ος (Ending)


  1. propitiatory
  2. the mercy-seat
  3. a propitiation


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • καὶ ποιήσεισ ἱλαστήριον ἐπίθεμα χρυσίου καθαροῦ, δύο πήχεων καὶ ἡμίσουσ τὸ μῆκοσ καί πήχεωσ καὶ ἡμίσουσ τὸ πλάτοσ. (Septuagint, Liber Exodus 25:16)
  • καὶ ποιήσεισ δύο Χερουβὶμ χρυσοτορευτὰ καὶ ἐπιθήσεισ αὐτὰ ἐξ ἀμφοτέρων τῶν κλιτῶν τοῦ ἱλαστηρίου. (Septuagint, Liber Exodus 25:17)
  • ποιηθήσονται Χεροὺβ εἷσ ἐκ τοῦ κλίτουσ τούτου καὶ Χεροὺβ εἷσ ἐκ τοῦ κλίτουσ τοῦ δευτέρου τοῦ ἱλαστηρίου. καὶ ποιήσεισ τοὺσ δύο Χερουβὶμ ἐπὶ τὰ δύο κλίτη. (Septuagint, Liber Exodus 25:18)
  • ἔσονται οἱ Χερουβὶμ ἐκτείνοντεσ τὰσ πτέρυγασ ἐπάνωθεν, συσκιάζοντεσ ἐν ταῖσ πτέρυξιν αὐτῶν ἐπὶ τοῦ ἱλαστηρίου, καὶ τὰ πρόσωπα αὐτῶν εἰσ ἄλληλα. εἰσ τὸ ἱλαστήριον ἔσονται τὰ πρόσωπα τῶν Χερουβίμ. (Septuagint, Liber Exodus 25:19)


  1. propitiatory

  2. the mercy-seat

  3. a propitiation


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

Find this word at Perseus Greek Word Study Tool