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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1917 - ἐπιβουλή
- a plan formed against one, a plot
plan formed against another, plot, scheme, Hdt. 1.12, Th. 4.77, 86, Isoc. 4.148, etc.; ἐπιβουλὴν ἐπιβουλεύειν Lys. 13.18; πρός τινα against one, X. An. 1.1.8; ἐξ ἐπιβουλῆς by treachery, treacherously, ἐξ ἐ. ἀποθανεῖν, ἐξ ἐ. φονεὺς εἶναι, Antipho 2.1.5, 1.3, cf. Th. 8.92, X. An. 6.4.7, etc.; μετὰ ἐπιβουλῆς designedly, Pl. Lg. 867a, al.
ἐπι -βουλή , -ῆς , ἡ ,
[in LXX: Ezra 2:22, 1 Esdras 5:73, 2 Maccabees 5:7, al.;]
a plan against, a plot: Acts 9:24; Acts 20:3; Acts 20:19; Acts 23:30.†
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For ἐ. = ";plot"; as quater in Ac, cf. P Oxy II. 237 vi. 31 (A.D. 186) πρόφασις δέ ἐστιν ἐπιβουλῆς, ";a pretext for plotting against me"; (Edd.), and ib..6 ἑτέρῳ ἐπέτρεψεν τὴν κατ᾽ ἐμοῦ ἐπιβουλήν. The verb is found in P Oxy III. 472.6 (c. A.D. 130) εἰ δ᾽ ἄρα τις καὶ ἐπεβούλευσεν αὐτῷ, ὁ υἱὸς ἐπιτηδειότ ̣α ̣τος ";but if any one really plotted against him, his son is the most likely person"; (Edd.), BGU IV. 1024 iv. 10 (iv/v A.D.) σὺ δὲ ἐπεβούλευσας σώμα (l. σώματι) ἀλλοτρ [ι ]ωθέντι ὑπὸ τοῦ [γ ]ένους τῶν ἀνθρώπων, and from the inscrr. Syll 510.32 (ii/B.C.) ὡς ἀπειθοῦντα καὶ ἐπιβουλεύοντα τοῖς συ (μ)φέρουσι τῆς πόλεως.
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