Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1029 - βρόχος
- a noose, slip-knot, by which any person or thing is caught, or fastened, or suspended
- to throw a noose upon one, a figure borrowed from war or the chase so that by craft or by force one is bound to some necessity, to constrain him to obey some command
noose, slip-knot, Od. 11.278, 22.472, Hdt. 4.60, Democr. 134, S. Ant. 1222, etc.; snare for birds, Ar. Av. 527; θηρῶν β. E. Hel. 1169; ἁλοὺς βρόχων πλεκταῖς ἀνάγκαις Xenarch. 1.8; mesh of a net, X. Cyn. 2.5, etc.: metaph., β. ἀρκύων ξιφηφόροι E. HF 729; ὡς ἂν ληφθῶσιν ἐν ταὐτῷ βρόχῳ A. Ch. 557; ἐν βρόχῳ τὸν τράχηλον ἔχων νομοθετεῖν 'with a halter round one's neck', D. 24.139. (βρόκχον shd. be written in Thgn. 1099.)
βρόχος , -ου , ὁ ,
a noose, a slip-knot, a halter: metaph., a restraint (not, as AV, R, txt., a snare): 1 Corinthians 7:35.†
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In P Oxy I. 51.16 (A.D. 173) a public physician, who had been ordered to examine into the cause of a death, reports that he had found the body ἀπηρτημένον βρόχῳ , ";hanged by a noose."; The verb is found in the iv/A.D. Acts of John, P Oxy VI. 850.6 ἐννοοῦν ̣[τα ] β [ρ ]οχίσαι ἑαυτόν , ";one who was intending to hang himself.";
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