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Strong's #3452 - μυελός

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masculine noun
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  1. marrow
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Strong #: 2459 ‑ חֶלֶב (kheh'‑leb, khay'‑leb);  4221 ‑ מֹחַ (mo'‑akh);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μυελός, ὁ,

1. marrow, μυελὸς αὖτε σφονδυλίων ἔκπαλθ ' Il. 20.482, cf. Pl. Ti. 73b sq., 91b, Thphr. HP 1.2.6, etc.: pl., Ti.Locr. 100b; brain, S. Tr. 781, Gal. UP 8.4; μ. ῥαχίτης spinal cord, Hp. Coac. 499; μ. νωτιαῖος Diocl.Fr. 141.

2. fat, χηνὸς μ. Hp. Nat.Mul. 109, al.

3. marrow as good food, ἐπὶ γούνασι πατρὸς μυελὸν οἶον ἔδεσκε Il. 22.501 (but ἄλφιτα μ. ἀνδρῶν, as becoming or making marrow, Od. 2.290, cf. 20.108): metaph., φάγεσθε τὸν μ. τῆς γῆς LXX Genesis 45:18.

4. metaph., νεαρὸς μ. A. Ag. 76 (anap.); πρὸς ἄκρον μ. ψυχῆς marrow, inmost part, E. Hipp. 255 (anap.); Τρινακρίας μ., of Syracuse, Theoc. 28.18.

5. generally, soft, marrow-like meat, Alex. 186.10. [ always in Hom.: always in Att.; so also in the deriv. words.]

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μυελός, μυελοῦ, (enclosed within, from μύω to close, shut), marrow: Hebrews 4:12. (From Homer down; the Sept. Job 21:24.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μυελός , -οῦ , ,

[in LXX: Genesis 45:18 (H2459), Job 21:24 (H4221) Job 33:24 *;]

marrow: Hebrews 4:12.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

νοσέω in its literal sense ";am sick"; occurs in such passages as P Oxy I. 76.20 (A.D. 179) νοσήσας ἐπισφαλῶς ἔχει, ";has fallen ill and is in a precarious condition"; (Edd. ), PSI IV. 299.14 (iii/A.D.) ἐνόσησαν δὲ πάντες οἱ κατὰ τὴν οἰκίαν, P Oxy VIII. 1161.8 (Christian—iv/A.D.) ταῦτα δέ σοι ἔγραψα νοσοῦσα, δ [ιν ]ῶς ἔχουσα, ";I write this to you in sickness, being very ill"; (Ed.), ib. X. 1299.5 (iv/A.D.) ἀπὸ τοῦ νέω (= νέου) ἔτους πολλὰ ἐνοσοῦμεν. Cf. also the iii/B.C. Coan decree conferring a gold crown on a physician for his services during an epidemic, Cos 5.5 (= Syll 490 (= .3943)) παρέχων αὐτοσαυ [τὸ ]ν π [ρ ] [θυμ ]ον εἰς τὰν σωτηρίαν τῶν νοσεύντ [ων.


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List of Word Forms
μεμυελωμένα μυελόν μυελός μυελού μυελων μυελών μυελῶν muelon muelōn myelon myelôn myelōn myelō̂n
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