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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3410 - μίσθωμα
- the price for which anything is either let or hired
- of a harlots hire
- that which is either let or hired for a price, as of a house, dwelling, lodging
μίσθ-ωμα, ατος, τό,
1. price agreed on in hiring, contract-price, Hdt. 2.180, etc.: pl., IG 12.347.43, al. (v B.C.), 22.334.28 (iv B.C.); a courtesan's price, Machoap. Ath. 13.581a; τῶν ἀκροαμάτων τὰ μ. Phylarch. 66 J.; τὰ παρά τινος μ. Alciphr. 1.37.
2. contract, μισθοῦσι μισθώματα farm out contracts, Arist. Ath. 47.2, cf. D. 19.125; ἀπὸ μισθωμάτων θύειν by contract, Isoc. 7.29 (but expld. as from the proceeds of rents by Did. ap. Harp.).
3. rent, IG 12(7).55.15 (Amorgos, iv/iii B.C.), Tab.Heracl. 1.128.
II that which is let for hire, hired house, Acts 28:30.
μίσθωμα , -τος , τό
(< μισθόω ),
1. price, hire (cl, and LXX).
2. In sense not found elsewhere, a hired dwelling: Acts 28:30.†
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In the astrological P Ryl II. 63.7 (iii/A.D.) we find the ";kidneys"; assigned to Saturn—Κρόνου νεφροί. For the diminutive cf. P Oxy I. 108i. 9 (A.D. 183 or 215) γλῶσσα μία, νεφρία β ̄, ";1 tongue, 2 kidneys";—a cook’s monthly meat bill.
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