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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2503 - ἰῶτα
- the Hebrew letter `, the smallest of them all
- hence equivalent to the minutest part
ἰῶτα [ ῐ], τό,
indecl., (Hebr. yôd)
1. the letter ι, Pl. Cra. 418b, Aen. Tact. 31.18, Call.Gramm. ap. Ath. 10.453d, etc.
2. line, stroke, on a sundial, Bull.Soc.Alex. 4.83 (iii B.C.).
3. prov., of anything very small, smallest letter, jot, Matthew 5:18.
ἰῶτα , τό ,
iota (Heb. י , i.e. the smallest letter): Matthew 5:18.†
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This word, borrowed from the Phoenician, is written in full in Preisigke 358.12 (iii/B.C.). See also the horological inscr. of iii/B.C. quoted by Herwerden Lex. s.v. γνώμων —ἐπὶ τῶν ἰῶτα (sc. γραμμῶν) φερόμενον σημαίνει ζεφύρου πνοήν. Cf. Moulton Gr. ii. § 70.
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