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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3425 - μόγις
- hardly, with difficulty,
Aeol. μύγις Jo.Gramm. Comp. 3.10: Adv., (μόγος)
with toil and pain, i. e. hardly, scarcely, Il. 9.355, Od. 3.119, Hdt. 1.116, Luke 9:39, etc.; μ. ἀνεκτοί Lys. 22.10; μ. παρειποῦσ' A. Pr. 131 (lyr.); μ. πολλῷ πόνῳ Id. Pers. 509; τὸν μ. Ἀττικόν Pl.Com. 31; πάνυ μ. Pl. Prt. 360d; μ. πως Id. Chrm. 155e; μ. καὶ κατ' ὀλίγον Charito 1.8; βίᾳ καὶ μ. Pl. Phd. 108b. — Cf. the post- Hom. μόλις: μόλις is rare in Att. Prose, exc. in Pl., where it is commoner than μόλις; both forms in codd. of Th. [ ῑ metri gr., Il. 22.412.]
** μόγις , adv.
(< μόγος , toil),
[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 9:16 א A (μόγις , B), 3 Maccabees 7:6 *;]
with toil or difficulty, hardly: Luke 9:39 (μόγις , WH).†
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νήφω is found along with ἁγνεύω to mark the proper state 01 intending worshippers in Syll 790 (= .3 1157).41 (c. B.C. 100) ἁγνεύοντες καὶ νήφοντες : cf. ib. 564.1 (ii/B.C.) ἀπ᾽ οἴνου μὴ προσιέναι. For the metaphorical application, as in 1 Thessalonians 5:6; 1 Thessalonians 5:8 al., see Aristeas 209 where νήφειν τὸ πλεῖον μέρος τοῦ βίου, ";to be sober for the greater part of one’s life,"; is laid down as one of the qualities of a ruler, and the exx. in Hort’s note ad 1 Peter 1:18. See also BGU III. 1011iii. 9 (ii/B.C.) ν ̣η ̣ϕ ̣[ει ]ν ἀναγκ [αζέσθ ]ω, and P Oxy VII. 1062.13 (ii/A.D.) αυ ̣̓[τ ]ὴν δέ σοι τὴν ἐπιστολὴν πέμψω διὰ Σύρου ἵνα αὐτὴν ἀναγνοῖς νήφων καὶ σαυτοῦ καταγνοῖς, ";I will send you the very letter by Syrus in order that you may read it in a sober mood and be self-condemned"; (Ed.). For the compound ἐννήφω, see M. Anton, i. 16. 9.
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