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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #145 - αἰσθητήριον
- faculty of the mind for perceiving, understanding, judging
organ of sense, Hp. Vict. 4.86, Arist. de An. 421b32, etc.; τὰ αἰ., opp. ἡ διάνοια, Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.12U.; ἐπὰν ᾖ καθαρὰ τᾀσθητήρια Macho 2; τὰ αἰ. the faculties, LXX 4 Maccabees 2:22, cf. Hebrews 5:14.
αἰσθητήριον , -ου , τό
[in LXX: Jeremiah 4:19 (H7023), 4 Maccabees 2:22*;]
sense, organ of perception: Hebrews 5:14 (MM, VGT, s.v.).†
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For this word (Hebrews 5:14) see Linde, Epic. p. 32, who cited Epicurus, Aristotle, etc., but shows that it came into the vernacular.
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the Week of Proper 7 / Ordinary 12