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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1655 - ἐλεήμων
gen. ονος, pitiful, merciful, Od. 5.191, D. 21.101, LXX Psalms 111:4(112).4, Matthew 5:7; of God, LXX Exodus 34:6, al.: c.gen., Ar. Pax 425: — Comp. and Sup., ἐλεημονέστερος, -τατος, Arist. HA 608b8, Lys. 24.7. Adv. -μόνως, condemned by Poll. 8.11.
ἐλεήμων , -ον ,
[in LXX chiefly for H2587;]
merciful: Matthew 5:7, Hebrews 2:17.†
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P Leid Wvii. 27 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐλεήμων ἐν ὥραις βιαίος (l.—αις). In the NT the adj. is confined to Matthew 5:7, Hebrews 2:17 : in the LXX it is frequent of God, but of men only in Psa. 111꞉4 [MT Psalms 119:4] and ter in Prov.
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