Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1463 - ἐγκομβόομαι
- knot or band by which two things are fastened together, to fasten or gird one's self
I Med., (κόμβος) bind a thing on oneself, wear it constantly, Apollod.Car. 4, 1 Peter 5:5.
II Pass., = δέομαι, ἐνειλοῦμαι (Hsch.), Epich. 7.
*† ἐγ -κομβόομαι , -οῦμιι
(< κόμβος , a knot, whence ἐγκόμβωμα , a garment tied on over others, used especially of a frock or apron worn by slaves),
to put on oneself, as a garment, gird on: ἀλλήλοις τ . ταπεινοφροσύνην (as for service, RV, cf. Thayer, s.v., but cf. also ICC, in l), 1 Peter 5:5.†
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We have found no instance of this rare verb (1 Peter 5:5) in our sources. Suidas (Lex. s.v.) cites a passage from Apollodorus of Carystus, a comic poet of iv/B.C., where the meaning apparently is ";gird something on oneself"; : cf. MGr κομβόω = ";button."; For an interesting, though, it seems to us, doubtful interpretation of the Petrine passage, see Bigg ICC ad l.
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