σπερμολόγος, -ον (< σπέρμα, λέγω) a seed picker; __(a) prop., of birds (Arist., Aristoph, al.); __(b) in Attic slang, of an idler who lives on scraps picked up in the agora; hence, as subst., ὁ σ., an idle babbler: Act.17:18.† (AS)
1) picking up seed 1a) of birds, esp. of the crow or daw that picks up grain in fields 2) metaph. 2a) lounging about the market place and picking up a substance by whatever may chance to fall from the loads of merchandise 2b) hence, beggarly, abject, vile, (a parasite) 2c) getting a living by flattery and bufferoonery 2d) an empty talker, babbler
From G4690 and G3004; a seedpicker (as the crow), that is, (figuratively) a sponger, loafer (specifically a gossip or trifler in talk)
A primary verb; properly to “lay” forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to breaksilence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean
KJV Usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say (-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
From G473 and G3004; to dispute, refuse
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ)
KJV Usage: account, cause, communication, X concerning, doctrine, fame, X have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say (-ing), shew, X speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.
From G3152 and G3004; an idle (that is, senseless or mischievous) talker, that is, a wrangler
KJV Usage: vain talker.
From a compound of G3474 and G3004; sillytalk, that is, buffoonery
KJV Usage: foolish talking.
From G3844 and the middle of G3004 (in its original sense); (specifically) to lay one’s course near, that is, sailpast
KJV Usage: pass, sail by.
From G4253 and G3004; to saybeforehand, that is, predict, forewarn
KJV Usage: foretell, tell before.
For certain tenses of which a prolonged form ( ἐρέω ereō ) is used; and both as alternate for G2036; perhaps akin (or identical) with G4482 (through the idea of pouring forth); to utter, that is, speak or say
From a compound of the base of G4756 and G3004 (in its original sense); to gather (or select) as a warrior, that is, enlist in the army
KJV Usage: choose to be a soldier.
From G4862 and G3004 in its original sense; to collect
KJV Usage: gather (together, up).
From G4862 and a derivative of a compound of G719 and G3004 (in its original sense of laying); to renderclosejointedtogether, that is, organizecompactly
KJV Usage: be fitly framed (joined) together.
Properly the same as the base of G5457 and G5316; to show or makeknown one’s thoughts, that is, speak or say