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Strong's #2157 - εὐσχημοσύνη

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  1. charm or elegance of figure, external beauty, decorum, modesty, seemliness
    1. of external charm, comeliness
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

εὐσχημ-οσύνη, ἡ,


1. gracefulness, elegance, Pl. Smp. 196a, X. Cyr. 5.1.5; decorum, Arist. EN 1128a25; refinement, Id. Pol. 1329b28; βίου, ῥημάτων, Pl. R. 588a, Lg. 627d (but also κίβδηλος εὐ. a spurious respectability, Id. R. 366b).

2. of the body, 1 Corinthians 12:23; ἡ τοῦ σώματος εὐ. IGRom. 4.1029.35 (Astypalaea, i B.C.).

II proper treatment, adequate maintenance, IG 9(1).189 (Tithora).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

εὐσχημοσύνη, ἐυσχημοσυνης, (εὐσχήμων, which see), charm or elegance of figure, external beauty, decorum, modesty, seemliness (Xenophon, Plato, Polybius, Diodorus, Plutarch); of external charm, comeliness: 1 Corinthians 12:23.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** εὐσχημοσύνη

(< εὐσχήμων ),

[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 6:2 *;]

seemliness, comeliness: 1 Corinthians 12:23.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Syll 246.36 (B.C. 220–16) προδιδοὺς ἀργύριον εἰς ἐσθῆτα, ἀεὶ προνοούμενο [ς τ ]ῶν ὑφ᾽ αὑτὸν τεταγμένων τῆς εὐσχημοσύνης, OGIS 339.32 (c. B.C. 120) τῆς τε ἄλλης εὐσχημοσύνης τῆς κατὰ τὸ γυμνάσιον ἀντελάβετο καλῶς καὶ φιλοτίμως, Michel 545.6 (ii/B.C.) τό τε ἦθος κοσμιότητι καὶ εὐσ [χη ]μοσύνῃ, Cagnat IV. 1029.35 (i/B.C.) τὴν τοῦ σώμ ]ατος εὐσχημοσύνην.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
ευσχημοσυνην ευσχημοσύνην εὐσχημοσύνην euschemosunen euschēmosunēn euschemosynen euschemosýnen euschēmosynēn euschēmosýnēn
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