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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1824 - ἐξαυτῆς
- on the instant, forthwith
Adv., for ἐξ αὐτῆς [τῆς ὁδοῦ ], at once, Thgn. 231, Cratin. 34, Aen.Tact. 22.29, Arat. 641, Plb. 2.7.7, Mark 6:25, POxy. 64.3 (iii/iv A.D.), etc.
* ἐξ -αυτῆς
(a κοινή word, = ἐξ αὐτῆς τ . ὥρας ),
at once, forthwith: Mark 6:25, Acts 10:33 Acts 11:11 Acts 21:32 Acts 23:30, Philippians 2:23.†
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For this late Greek word (= ἐξ αὐτῆς τῆς ὁδοῦ), found six times in the NT, we can supply an almost contemporary instance from P Lond 893.6 (A.D. 40) (published in P Ryl II. p. 381) καλῶς π [οιή ]σ ̣ε ̣ι ̣ς ἐξαυτῆ (ς) πέμψας μοι τ ̣ο ̣, ν ̣ μεικρόν. See also P Ryl II. 236.22 (A.D. 256) ποίησον δὲ ἐξαυτῆς ὤμους δύο ἐλαιουργικοὺς κοπῆναι, ";have two beams (?) cut at once for oil-presses"; (Edd.), P Tebt II. 421.2 (iii/A.D.) (= Selections, p. 106) ἐξαυτῆς ἅμα τῷ λαβεῖν σε ταῦτά μου τὰ γράμματα γενοῦ πρὸς ἐμέ, P Oxy I. 64.3 (iii/iv A.D.) ἐξαυτῆς παράδοτε, ";deliver at once."; The word is fully illustrated by Wetstein ad Mark 6:25.
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