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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3689 - ὄντως
Adv. part. of εἰμί (sum),
really, actually, verily, with Verbs, E. HF 610, Ion 223 (lyr.), IA , Ar. Nu. 86, Pl. 286, 289, Herod. 4.65, etc.; ὄντως τε καὶ ἀληθῶς really and truly, Pl. Sph. 263d; ὄ. φιλοσοφεῖν Epicur. Fr. 220; opp. to ὡς ἔπος εἰπεῖν, Pl. Lg. 656e; to εἰκότως, Antipho 2.2.10 and 4.10: in Pl. with the part. ὤν, οὖσα, ὄν, to imply real existence, Phdr. 247c, 247e, R. 597d: also with Nouns, τὰ ὄντως ἀγαθά Id. Phdr. 260a; ὅ γε ὄντως φιλομαθής Id. R. 490a; ὄντως ἑταίρας Antiph. 212.6, cf. Men. 367, etc.: not used by Th. or Arist., nor in Ion. (ἐόντως is not found); more freq in the later dialogues of Pl. than in the earlier.
(< ὤν , ptcp. of εἰμί , sum),
really, actually, truly: Mark 11:32, Luke 23:47; Luke 24:34, John 8:36, 1 Corinthians 14:25, Galatians 3:21; Galatians 4:1-31 ἡ ὄ . ζωή , 1 Timothy 6:19; ἡ ὄ . χήρα , 1 Timothy 5:3; 1 Timothy 5:5; 1 Timothy 5:16 †
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In P Leid Wvi. 49 (ii/iii A.D.) (= II. p. 101) we have a spell—ὄφιν ἀποκτεῖναι, ";to kill a serpent."; In P Lond 122 (iv/A.D.) (= I. p. 116) Hermes is invoked under his various shapes and titles, e.g. .11ἐν τῷ βορεᾷ μορφὴν ἔχεις ὄφεως. For the name ascribed to Satan cf. a Christian amulet not later than Justinian, Kaibel 1140 b.2—
φεῦγ᾽ ἀπ᾽ ἐμῶν μελέων, ὄφ [ι ], πῦρ, Βελιὰρ κ [ακό ]μορ [φ ]ε.
The MGr φίδι has assumed the diminutive suffix and become neuter.
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