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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2512 - καθαρισμός
- a cleansing, purification, a ritual purgation or washing
- of the washing of the Jews before and after their meals
- of levitical purification of women after childbirth
- a cleansing from the guilt of sins wrought by the expiatory sacrifice of Christ
later form for καθαρμός, LXX Exodus 29:36, Luke 2:22, John 2:6, Luc. Asin. 22, PLond. 2.168.11 (ii A.D.).
καθαρισμός, καθαρισμοῦ, ὁ (καθαρίζω), a cleansing, purification; a ritual purgation or washing (Vulg. purgatio, pnrifcatio, emundatio): used with a genitive of the subjunctive, τῶν Ἰουδαίων, of the washings of the Jews before and after their meals, John 2:6; without a genitive, of baptism (a symbol of moral cleansing), John 3:25; with a genitive of the object, and that a person — of the levitical purification of women after childbirth, Luke 2:22; and of lepers, Mark 1:44; Luke 5:14; with a genitive of the thing, ἁμαρτιῶν or ἁμαρτημάτων, a cleansing from the guilt of sins (see καθαρίζω, 1 b. β.): wrought now by baptism, 2 Peter 1:9, now by the expiatory sacrifice of Christ, Hebrews 1:3 on which cf. Kurtz, Commentary, p. 70; (Exodus 30:10; τῆς ἁμαρτίας μου, Job 7:21; of an atonement, Lucian, asin. 22).
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† καθαρισμός , -οῦ , τό
(< καθαρίζω ).
cleansing, purification: John 3:25; c. gen. subjc., τ . Ἰουδαίων , John 2:6; c. gen. obj., of women after childbirth, Luke 2:22; of lepers, Mark 1:44, Luke 5:14; c. gen. rei, τ . ἁμαρτιῶν , Hebrews 1:3, 2 Peter 1:9 (Cremer, 319).†
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καθαρισμός occurs in the lease of an oliveyard, P Lond 168.11 (A.D. 162) (= II. p. 190) ἡμῶν ] ποιο [ύν ]των τὰ καθήκον [τ ]α ἔργα π ̣[ερὶ ] τοὺς καθαρισμούς.
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