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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1631 - ἐκφύω
- to generate or produce from
- to cause to grow out
1. generate: mostly of the male, beget, S. OT 437, 827, etc.; ὃς ἐξέφυσεν Ἀερόπης λέκτρων ἄπο Ἀγαμέμνον ' E. Hel. 391.
2. rarely of the female, bear, S. OC 984.
3. generally, produce, ἡ γῆ κατὰ καιρὸν ἐκφύουσα πάντα Arist. Mu. 397a26; ἐ. κέρατα Id. HA 611b13: abs., of seed, germinate, D. 24.154.
1. Pass., with pf. and aor. 2 Act., to be engendered, born from, κεφαλαὶ τρεῖς ἑνὸς αὐχένος ἐκπεφυυῖαι ( pf. part.) Il. 11.40; πατρός, μητρὸς ἐκφῦναι, S. Aj. 487, 1295, E. Ion 542; λάληα ἐκπεφυκός a born tattler, S. Ant. 320.
2. grow, of hair, μέχρις ἂν [αἱ τρίχες] ἐκφυῶσι Archig. ap. Gal. 12.407; spring, take rise, of muscles, ib.18(2).981.
III intr. in pres. Act., ἕλκεα ἐκφύουσιν Hp. Epid. 6.5.15, cf. Arist. Pr. 883b26.
** ἐκ -φύω ,
[in OT (Sm.) Psalms 104:14; (Al.) Isaiah 61:11*;]
to cause to grow out, put forth (leaves): Matthew 24:32, Mark 13:28.†
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ἐκφύω survives in MGr ξεφυτρώνω, ";shoot up,"; ";flourish."; The adj. ἐκφυής is found in Vett. Val. p. 110.15 ἐκφυεῖς τοῖς ὀδοῦσιν ἢ τοῖς ὀφθαλμοῖς ὑπόστραβοι, ";with prominent teeth or squinting eyes.";
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