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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3585 - ξύλινος
ξῠλ-ῐνος, η, ον,
1. of wood, wooden, τεῖχος Pi. P. 3.38; δόμος, οἰκίαι, B. 3.49, Hdt. 4.108, etc.; ὁ ξ. καρπός produce of trees, i. e. fruit, wine, or oil, opp. ξηρός (q.v.), Pl. Criti. 115b, cf. OGI 55.13 (Telmessus, iii B. C.), Str. 15.1.20: pl., ξ. καρποί, opp. σιτικοί, Id. 5.4.2, cf. D.S. 3.63, Ath. 3.78d; opp. ὁ Δημήτριος, IG 22.2492.19; ξύλιναι ὦναι, opp. σιτηραί, SIG 2554.17 (Magn. Mae., ii B. C.); τομὰ ἁ ξυλίνα cutting of timber, IG 42(1).76.9 (Epid., ii B. C.).
2. metaph., wooden, νοῦς AP 11.275 (Apollon. Gramm.), cf. 255 (Pall.).
3. ξύλινον, τό, writing-tablet, ξ. πύξινον PGrenf. 1.14.12 (ii B. C.).
II of cotton, LXX Si. 22.16, Plin. HN 19.14.
ξύλινος , -η , -ον
[in LXX chiefly for H6086;]
wooden: 2 Timothy 2:20, Hebrews 9:20 (cf. Ep. Jeremiah 4:1-31 ff).†
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Ὀναίμην (Philemon 1:20), ";may I have satisfaction,"; is the only opt. form from an unthematic verb in the NT : cf. Audollent 92.3 (iii/B.C.) ὄναιντο, Kaibel 502.27 (iii/iv A.D.) μήτ᾽ ἐλπίδων ὄναιτο, and see Moulton Gr. ii. p. 213. In C. and B. ii. p. 730 No. 658A. .20 the gen. has given place to the acc.—τοῖς ὑπὸ ἕνα κερὸν [ὀ ]νη [θ ]εῖσιν τὸ τῆς ζωῆς μέρος. For the thought of filial offices underlying the word, as in the Philemon passage, see the citations in Lightfoot Comm. ad l. The subst ὀνή occurs in P Tebt II. 420 (iii/A.D.), a letter from Sarapion to his brother, asking for assistance in his pecuniary troubles—.24 δὸς οὖν τὴν ὀνήν σου ἵνα ἀνασπασθῇ ἀναγκαίως, ";so give me your help, that (the barley) may of necessity be pulled up (?)"; (Edd.). For ὄνησις cf. the good advice of a father to his son, P Oxy III. 531.12 (ii/A.D.) τοῖς βιβλίοις σου αὐτὸ μόνον πρόσεχ [ε ] φιλολογῶν καὶ ἀπ᾽ αὐτῶν ὄνησιν ἕξεις, ";give your undivided attention to your books, devoting yourself to learning, and then they will bring you profit"; (Edd.).
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