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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
#990 - βλέμμα
- a look, a glance
βλέμμα, ατος, τό,
look, glance, E. HF 306, Ar. Pl. 1022, D. 21.72, Antiph. 235, 2 Peter 2:8, POxy. 471.60 (ii A. D.); eyesight, AP 9.159; βλεμμάτων βολή A. Fr. 242.
* βλέμμα , -τος , τό
(< βλέπω ),
a look, a glance: βλέμματι καὶ ἀκοῇ , 2 Peter 2:8, sight and hearing, a sense not found for β . in Gk. lit., but perh. recognized in the vernacular (ICC, in l)†
For the subjective sense ";look"; which Mayor finds in this word in 2 Peter 2:8 cf. P Oxy III. 471.60 (ii/A.D.) ἑόρακε δὲ καὶ [βλ ]έμμα ἀναίσχυντον καὶ διαπομπὰς ἀναισχύντου (= ους ) ἐραστῶν , ";each saw the shameless look and shameless goings to and fro of the lovers"; (Edd.).
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