the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1151 - δάμαλις
- a young cow, heifer
- of the red heifer with whose ashes, by the Mosaic law, those were to be sprinkled who had become defiled
δᾰμᾰλ-ις, εως, ἡ
(ὁ D.H. 1.39), (δαμάζω)
1. young cow, heifer, A. Supp. 351 (lyr.), Aen.Tact. 27.1, D.H. 1.35; of Io, B. 18.24, Nic. Al. 344; also masc., Hellanic. 111J.
2. δ. σῦς IG 5 (1).1390.34,69 (Andania, i B.C.).
II girl, Epicr. 9, AP 5.291 (Agath.).
δάμαλις, δαμαλισεως, ἡ (feminine of ὁ δαμάλης a young bullock or steer), a young cow, heifer (Aeschylus, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Lucian, others); used in Numbers 19:2, 6, 9f for פָּרָה and in Hebrews 9:13 of the red heifer with whose ashes, by the Mosaic law, those were to be sprinkled who had become defiled. (Besides in the Sept. chiefly for עֶגְלָה.)
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δάμαλις is found ter in a Coan inscription Syll 617. See also the Mysteries inscription from Andania, Syll 653.34 (B.C. 91) Μεγάλοις θεοῖς δάμαλιν σῦν , so .69. A diminutive is found in P Flor II. 150.2 (A.D. 267) τὰ βούδια ὅσα ἔχεις . . . ἤτε δαμάλια ἤτε μείζονα . Δάμαλις is found as a proper name for Athenian women : see Pape Wört. d. gr. Eigennamen s.v., Renan Saint Paul, p. 209 n.3.
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