Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2576 - καμμύω
for καταμύω, v.l. in Batr. 191: also in later Gr., τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς ἐκάμμυσαν LXX Isaiah 6:10, al., cf. Ph. 1.645, Hero Aut. 22.1, PMag.Lond. 121.855 (iii A.D.), Paul.Aeg. 3.22.29: pf. κεκάμμυκα A.D. Synt. 323.22: cited from Alex. 319 by Phryn., but censured as un- Attic.
(syncopated form of καταμύω , used by Ep. and κοινή writers; Rutherford, NPhr., 426 f.),
to shut the eyes: τ . ὀφθαλμούς , Matthew 13:15, Acts 28:27 (Isa, l.c.).†
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This syncopated form (= καταμύω), which is found in Matthew 13:15, Acts 28:27, both from LXX Isaiah 6:10, is warranted good Κοινή by the ban of Phrynichus (ed. Lobeck p. 339 f., Rutherford NP p. 426 f.) : see also Thumb Hellen. p. 63 f. As a matter of fact, it occurs in the magic P Lond 121.855 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 111) καμμύσας ἀναβλέψ [α ]ς ὀψῇ ἔ [μ ]προσθεν σοῦ σκιὰν ἑστῶσαν.
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