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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #1124 - γραφή

Transliteration:
graphḗ
Phonetics:
graf-ay'  
Word Origin:
of uncertain affinity
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
TDNT:
1:749,128
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a writing, thing written
  2. the Scripture, used to denote either the book itself, or its contents
  3. a certain portion or section of the Holy Scripture
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3789 ‑ כָּתַב (kaw‑thab');   3791 ‑ כְּתָב (kaw‑thawb');   4097 ‑ מִדְרָשׁ (mid‑rawsh');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

γρᾰφ-ή, ἡ,

representation by means of lines: hence,

I

1. drawing, delineation, Hdt. 4.36; κατὰ γραφήν in outline, cj. in Pl. Smp. 193a; also of painting, γραφῇ κοσμέειν Hdt. 3.24; εἰκὼν γραφῇ εἰκασμένη Id. 2.182; the art of drawing or painting, Pl. Plt. 277c, Ti. 19b.

2. that which is drawn or painted, drawing, picture, ὅσον γραφῇ only in a picture, Hdt. 2.73; πρέπουσά θ' ὡς ἐν γραφαῖς A. Ag. 242 (lyr.); σπόγγος ὤλεσεν γραφήν ib. 1329; μήτε ἄγαλμα μήτε γ. Arist. Pol. 1336b15; also of embroidery, A. Ch. 232; γραφαὶ ἀπὸ κερκίδος Philostr. Im. 2.5.

3. γ. παρειῶν painting, rouging the cheeks, Id. 22.

II

1. writing or the art of writing, Pl. Phdr. 274b, etc.: pl., αἱ γ. τῶν δικῶν the registration of.., Arist. Pol. 1321b36; γραφαὶ περὶ συμμαχίας, of treaties, ib. 1280a40.

2. that which is written, writing, S. Tr. 683, Agatho 4: hence, of various written documents, letter, Th. 1.129: also in pl., E. IT 735; ψευδεῖς γ. spurious documents, ap. D. 18.55 (but in E. Hipp. 1311 false statements); of published writings, τῶν φιλοσόφων Phld. Ir. p.73 W., cf. D.H. Orat.Vett. 4; ἐν τῇ πρώτῃ γ. in the first book, Epicur. Nat.Herc. 1431.16; written law, Pl. Lg. 934c; contract, PAmh. 2.43.13 (ii B. C.): pl., copies of judgements delivered in court, IG 12(2).526d8 (Eresos). catalogue, list, return, ἱερῶν PTeb. 88.2 (ii B. C.); τοῦ κατ' ἄνδρα OGI 179.21 (Egypt, i B. C.); τὰς κατ' ἄνδρα γραφάς PTeb. 27.7 (ii B. C.), etc.; price-list, D.S. 1.91. inscription, Th. 1.134, IG 12(5).679 (Syros), Epigr.Gr. 347 (Cios), D.C. 37.21. MS. reading, Str. 1.2.25, Gal. 15.430, Alex.Aphr. in Sens. 9.29, Herm. in Phdr. p.154A., etc.

3. the Holy Scripture, Aristeas 155, 2 Peter 1:20 : pl., Ph. 1.18, J. Revelation 2:4, Matthew 21:42, al.: also in sg., of a particular passage, Acts 8:32, al.

4. γ. φαρμάκου medical prescription, Gal. 12.293, 13.638, 15.918.

5. record-office, archive, IG 11(2).203 B 101 (Delos, iii B. C.).

III (γράφομαι) as law-term,

1 bill of indictment in a public prosecution, λέγε, τὴν γ. αὐτὴν λαβών D. 18.53.

2. criminal prosecution in the interest of the state (cf. Poll. 8.41), γραφὴν ὕβρεως καὶ δίκην κακηγορίας ἰδίαν φεύξεται Id. 21.32, cf. Lys. 1.44, Isa 11.28, etc.; γραφὴν γράφεσθαι Pl. Lg. 929e, etc.; γρ. γ. τινά Id. Euthphr. 2b, etc.; γ. ἀπενεγκεῖν Aeschin. 3.217; γραφήν τινος διώκειν τινά D. 19.293; πολλὰς γ. διώξας οὐδεμίαν εἷλεν Antipho 2.1.5; γραφὴν ἁλῶναι Id. 2.2.9; γ. κατασκευάζειν κατά τινος, ἐπί τινα, D. 21.103, 22.2; γ. εἰσέρχεσθαι, εἰσιέναι, appear before the court in a public prosecution, either as prosecutor or prosecuted, Id. 18.105.

3. generally, an ordinary public action, opp. to special forms (such as εἰσαγγελία, εὔθυναι, etc.), γραφάς, εὐθύνας, εἰσαγγελίας, πάντα ταῦτ' ἐπαγόντων μοι D. 18.249, cf. X. Ath. 3.2, Lys. 16.12.

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