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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3015 - λεπρός
- scaly, rough
- leprous, affected with leprosy
λεπρ-ός, ά, όν,
I scaly, scabby, rough, of places, cj. Coraës in Hp. Aër. 13, 24, etc.; so βουνὸς λ. Schwyzer 289.169 (Priene, ii B.C.); ἀκταὶ λ. Lyc. 642; Λ. ἀκτή as pr.n., Hippon. 47.
II leprous, Thphr. CP 2.6.4, LXX Leviticus 13:44 : as Subst., leper, Mark 1:40, etc.; λ. ὄνυχες, prob. psoriasis unguium, Hp. Liqu. 4, Dsc. 2.114; τὸ λ., = λέπρα, ἡ, LXX 2 Kings 5:11; ἱμάντας ἐκ λεπρῶν (sc. δερμάτων, for the toughest leather, acc. to Sch., was supposed to be made of mangy skins) Ar. Ach. 724 (but Sch. prefers ἐκ Λεπρῶν, pr. n. of a Tannery outside the walls); λ. βαυβών Herod. 6.36.
λεπρός , -ά , -όν
(< λεπίς ),
[in LXX for H6879;]
1. (in cl.) scaly, rough.
2. leprous; chiefly as subst., ὁ λ ., a leper: Matthew 8:2; Matthew 10:8; Matthew 11:5, Mark 1:40, Luke 4:27; Luke 7:22; Luke 17:12; of Simon, formerly a leper, Matthew 26:6, Mark 14:3.†
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