Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3085 - λύτρωσις
- a ransoming, redemption
- deliverance, esp. from the penalty of sin
λύτρ-ωσις, εως, ἡ,
1. ransoming, αἰχμαλώτων Plu. Arat. 11, cf. LXX Leviticus 25:29, Luke 1:68, Hebrews 9:12; redemption of a pledge, PTeb. 120.41 (i A. D.).
2. release, discharge from an obligation, POxy. 1130.20 (v A. D.).
II λ. ὕδατος, = spring of water, LXX Jd. 1.15.
† λύτρωσις , -εως , ἡ
(< λυτρόω ),
a ransoming, redemption (αἰχμαλώτων , Plut., Arat., 11): of the mediatorial work of Christ, Hebrews 9:12; in general sense, deliverance
(cf. Psalms 4:8, l.c.): Luke 1:68; Luke 2:38.†
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P Tebt I. 120.41 (accounts—B.C. 97 or 64) εἰς λύτρω (σιν) ποτηρίω (ν) (δραχμαὶ) δ ̄, P Ryl II. 213.164 (late ii/A.D.) λυ ]τρώσεως ̣ αἰγῶν (δρ.) β ̄ . . . : see also P Rein 42.5 (i/ii A.D.) λυτρώσεως, in connexion with a deed of sale, but unfortunately in a broken context. For the meaning ";deliverance"; ";redemption,"; which the subst. has in the LXX and NT, cf. Plutarch Arat. xi. λύτρωσιν αἰχμαλώτων, cited by Abbott ad Ephesians 1:7 (ICC), where the word and its compound ἀπολύτρωσις are fully discussed. Cf. Deissmann LAE, p. 331 ff.
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