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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1366 - δίστομος
I double-mouthed, with two entrances, πέτρα S. Ph. 16; δ. ὁδοί double-branching roads, Id. OC 900; so of rivers with two mouths, Plb. 34.10.5; with two harbours, Hsch.
II of a weapon, two-edged, ξίφος E. Hel. 983; πελέκεως γένυς Id. Fr. 530.5.
δίστομος , -ον
(< δίς , στόμα ),
[in LXX: Judges 3:16, Psalms 149:6, Proverbs 5:4 (H6310), Sirach 21:3 *;]
1. of rivers and roads, double-mouthed, double branching.
2. Of swords (Eur.; LXX, ll c.), two-edged: Hebrews 4:12, Revelation 1:16; Revelation 2:12.†
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
δίστομος is found in a fragmentary context in an inscr. from Delos, c. B.C. 230, published in BCH xxix (1905), p. 508, no. 167 B.85. See also P Leid Wiii. 6 (ii/iii A.D.) ἔχε. . . μαχαίριν ὁλοσίδηρον δίστομον.
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