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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2072 - ἔσοπτρον
- a mirror
- the mirrors of the ancients were made, not of glass, but steel
From G1519 and a presumed derivative of G3700
** ἔσ -οπτρον , -ου , ὁ ,
[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 7:26, Sirach 12:11*;]
a mirror: 1 Corinthians 13:12, James 1:23.†
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
CPR I. 27.10 (A.D. 190) ἔσοπτρον δίπτυχον : cf. the restoration in ib. 21.20 (A.D. 230). In a list of articles of furniture in the fragmentary P Oxy VI. 978 (iii/A.D.) we find mention of an ὄσοπτρον (l. ἔσοπτρον), and in a return of temple property, P Oxy XII. 1449.19 (A.D. 213–7), of ὄσυπτρον (l. ἔσοπτρον) ἀργ (υροῦν) π [αιδικ (όν), ";a silver mirror for a child.";
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Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.