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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1474 - ἐδαφίζω
I beat level and firm like a floor or pavement, Plb. 6.33.6, Thphr. HP 9.3.1: — Pass., Id. CP 4.8.2, Arist. Pr. 934b10.
II provide with a floor, οἶκον IG 11(2).158 A 66 (iii B. C.), cf. BCH 29.475.
III dash to the ground, LXX Psalms 136:9(137).9, Luke 19:44.
(< ἔδαφος ),
[in LXX chiefly for H7376 pu.;]
1. to beat level like a threshing floor (Theophr.).
2. to dash to the ground (Field, Notes, 74): Luke 19:44 (cf. Psalms 137:9, Hosea 14:1).†
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In support of the RV rendering in Luke 19:44 ";and shall dash thee to the ground,"; see Field Notes, p. 74. We have not come across any example of the verb in the papyri or the inscrr. though the subst (see s.v.) is common.
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