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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1461 - ἐγκεντρίζω
- to cut into for the sake of inserting a scion
- to inoculate, ingraft, graft in
I goad, spur on, LXX Wi. 16.11 (Pass.).
II of plants, graft, Thphr. HP 2.2.5, Porph. Gaur. 10.1 (Pass.), etc.: metaph., Romans 11:17, Plot. 2.9.7; of a Centaur, ὃν φύσις ἐνεκέντρισεν ἵππῳ APl. 4.116 (Euodus).
III (κέντρον) concentrate, Dam. Pr. 74: — Pass., ib. 263.
** ἐν -κεντρίζω
(Rec. ἐγκ -, see ἐν ; < κεντρίζω , to graft),
[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 16:11*;]
to ingraft, graft in: fig., c. acc pers., Romans 11:17; Romans 11:19; Romans 11:23-24.†
ἐγ -κεντρίζω , see ένκ -.
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ἐνκεντρίζω belongs to the higher Κοινή : see the citations in Grimm-Thayer, and cf. Nägeli, p. 33. As against the view that the process described by Paul in Romans 11:17 is ";wholly unnatural,"; and that the strength of his argument depends on this fact (SH ad l.), see W. M. Ramsay Pauline Studies, p. 219 ff.
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