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Strong's #3669 - ὁμοίωσις

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  1. a making like
  2. likeness: after the likeness of God
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Strong #: 1823 ‑ דְּמוּת (dem‑ooth');  8403 ‑ תַּבְנִית (tab‑neeth');  8508 ‑ תָּכְנִית (tok‑neeth');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὁμοί-ωσις, εως, ἡ,

1. a being made like, θεῷ Pl. Tht. 176b.

2. likeness, resemblance, Thphr. Lap. 41; opp. ἀλλοίωσις, Pl. R. 454c; καθ' ὁμοίωσιν θεοῦ Ephesians 3:9, cf. LXX Genesis 1:26.

3. establishment of a resemblance, τῆς ὁ. ἕνεκεν αὐτῆς λαμβάνεσθαι τὰς μεταφοράς Phld. Rh. 1.177 S. Gramm., comparison, -ώσεως ἐπιρρήματα D.T. 642.6.

4. simile, Ps.- Plu. Vit.Hom. 84,al.

5. Pythag. name for nine, Theol.Ar. 57.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὁμοίωσις, ὁμοιώσεως, (ὁμοιόω);

1. a making like: opposed to ἀλλοίωσις, Plato, rep. 5, 454 c.

2. likeness (Plato, Aristotle, Theophrastus): καθ' ὁμοίωσιν Θεοῦ, after the likeness of God, James 3:9 from Genesis 1:26. (Cf. Trench, § xv.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὁμοίωσις , -εως ,

(ὁμοιόω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H1823, Psalms 58:4, al.;]

1. a making like, becoming like (Plat.).

2. likeness: James 3:9 (LXX).†

SYN.: see ὁμοίωμα G3667, and cf. Tr., Syn., § xv.

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

";tail"; (Revelation 9:10; Revelation 9:19; Revelation 12:4), occurs in P Leid Wx. 29 (ii/iii A.D.) (= II. p. 115) δράκοντα δακόνοντα κονοντα τὴ (l. δάκνοντα τὴν) οὐράν, and in the magical P Lond 121.857 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 111) φυλακτήριον ἡ οὐρὰ κτλ. MGr οὐρά, νουρά (see Thumb Handbook, p. 25).


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List of Word Forms
ομοιώσεως ομοιωσιν ομοίωσιν ὁμοίωσιν ομοίωσις homoiosin homoiōsin homoíosin homoíōsin omoiosin omoiōsin
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