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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2219 - ζύμη
ζύμ-η [ ῡ], ἡ,
leaven, Arist. GA 755a18, LXX Exodus 12:15; beer-yeast, PTeb. 375.27 (ii A.D.), etc.: metaph., of corruption, falsehood, Matthew 16:6, etc. (ζῡ-μᾱ or ζῡς-μᾱ, cf. Skt. yauti 'mix', Skt. yûs, Lat. jûs 'soup', Lett. jaut 'stir dough', javs 'dough'.)
ζύμη , -ης , ἡ ,
leaven: Matthew 13:33, Luke 13:21; τ . ἄρτου , Matthew 16:12. Metaph., of a moral influence or tendency, always, exc. in the Parable of the Leaven (Matthew 13:33, Luke 13:21), for evil: 1 Corinthians 5:6-8, Galatians 5:9; ζ . τ . Φαρισαίων , Matthew 16:6; Matthew 16:11, Mark 8:16, Luke 12:1 (Cremer, 723).†
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In a proposal to lease 10½ arourae of catoecic land, P Tebt II. 375.27 (A.D. 140), a certain Ision amongst other conditions says—δ ]ῴσω σοι καθ᾽ ἔτος ζύμης ἠρτυμένης ἀρτάβης δίδυρον, ";I will pay you annually 2/3 artaba of prepared leaven"; (Edd.) : cf. ib. 401.35 (early i/A.D.). The word represents *ζυ ̄σμα ̄ or *ζυ ̄μα ̄, cf. ζωμός, ";broth,"; Lat. ius (Boisacq, p. 311).
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