Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
#359 - ἀνάλυσις
- an unloosing (as of things woven)
- a dissolving (into separate parts)
- a metaphor drawn from loosing from moorings preparatory to setting sail
ἀνάλῠ-σις, εως, ἡ,
1. loosing, releasing, κακῶν from evils, S. El. 142 (lyr.); ὅρκων Timae. 23.
2. dissolving, Arist. Mu. 394b17, Plu. 2.915c (pl.); σώματος, of death, Secund. Sent. 19.
3. resolution of a problem by the analysis of its conditions, opp. σύνθεσις, Arist. EN 1112b23; esp. in Math., Phld. Acad.Ind. 17, Papp. 634.11, Procl. in Euc. p.43 F.
4. in the Logic of Arist., reduction of the imperfect figures into the perfect one, APr. 51a18, al., Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.7.
5. solution of a problem, etc., Plu. Rom ch 12
II (from Pass.) retrogression, Id. 2.76d; retirement, departure, J. AJ 19.4.1; death (cf. ἀναλύω 111), 2 Timothy 4:6.
* ἀνά -λυσις , -εως , ἡ
(< ἀναλύω ),
a loosing, e.g. of a vessel from its moorings, hence, departure: from life, 2 Timothy 4:6.†
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