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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1997 - ἐπισυναγωγή
- a gathering together in one place
- the (religious) assembly (of Christians)
1.gathering or being gathered together, LXX 2 Maccabees 2:7; 2 Thessalonians 2:1, etc. collection of a sum of money, IG 12(3).1270.11 (Syme, ii/i B. C.).
2. collective view, table, ὁρίων Ptol. Tetr. 44.
3. pl., successive additions, Id. Alm. 2.7.
4. Astrol., aggregation of planets in contact, Porph. in Ptol. 188.
**† ἐπι -συν -αγωγή , -ῆς , ἡ
(< ἐπισυνάγω ),
[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 2:7 *;]
a gathering together, assembly: Hebrews 10:25; seq. ἐπί , 2 Thessalonians 2:1 (cf. 2Mac, l.c.).†
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ἐπισυναγωγή, which in Bibl. Greek is confined to 2 Maccabees 2:7, 2 Thessalonians 2:1, Hebrews 10:25, has been pronounced by Cremer ";unknown in profane Greek,"; but Deissmann (LAE, p. 101 ff.) cites it from an inscr. from the island of Syme not later than B.C. 100, IG XII. 3 Suppl. No. 1270.11 τᾶς δὲ ἐπισυναγωγᾶς τοῦ διαφόρου γινομένας πολυχρονίου ";the collection, however, of the sum (to defray expenses) taking a long time.";
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