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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1559 - ἐκδιώκω
- to drive out, banish
- to pursue
- to persecute, oppress with calamities
chase away, banish, Th. 1.24; ἐκ τοῦ τόπου Arist. HA 618b12; τῆς οἰκίας Luc. Tim. 10; attack, persecute, PMasp. 2 iii4 (vi A.D.), etc.: — Pass., Hyp. Fr. 238.
This NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (1 Thessalonians 2:15) is found in the late BGU III. 836.5 (time of Justinian) καταστασιασάντων κατὰ τῶν ἀπελθότων (l. —όντων) ἐκεῖσε στρατιωτῶν ἐξεδίωξ [αν αὐτ ]οὺς μὴ βουλόμενοι αὐτῶν ἀπόκρισιν ποιῆσαι. The simplex occurs in the sense of ";drive out,"; ";persecute,"; in Luke 11:49 אBC, where the compound is found as a v.l. in AD al.
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