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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3813 - παιδίον
- a young child, a little boy, a little girl
- children, little ones
- an infant
- of a (male) child just recently born
- of a more advanced child; of a mature child;
- metaph. children (like children) in intellect
(parox.), τό, Dim. of παῖς (never in Trag.),
I little or young child (up to 7 yrs., acc. to Hp. ap. Ph. 1.26), Hdt. 1.110, 2.119, Ar. Pax 50; τὰ νεωστὶ γεγονότα π. Pl. Ly. 212e; ἐκ παιδίου from a child, Ar. Eq. 412, X. Cyr. 1.6.20: prov., τοῦ πατρὸς τὸ π. 'chip of the old block', Com.Adesp. 672, title of satire by Varro; so τῆς μητρὸς τὸ π. Str. 10.3.15 (with play on Μήτηρ).
II young slave, male or female, IG 12.329.27, 22.1554.67, 1556.22, Ar. Ra. 37, Nu. 132, Av. 1150 (s. v.l.).
III τὸ παιδίον, a disease of children, prob. convulsions, dub. l. in Hp. Aër. 3. παίδι-ος, ὁ, barbarism for foreg., Plu. Alex. 27.
παιδίον , -ου , τό ,
dimin, of παῖς ,
a young child, a little one: Matthew 2:8-9; Matthew 2:11, ff., Luke 1:59; Luke 1:66; Luke 1:76; Luke 1:80; Luke 2:17; Luke 2:27; Luke 2:40, John 16:21, Hebrews 11:23; of older children, Matthew 18:2; Matthew 18:4-5, Mark 5:39-41; Mark 7:30; Mark 9:24; Mark 9:36, Luke 9:47-48; Luke 18:17, John 4:49; in pl., Matthew 11:16; Matthew 14:21; Matthew 15:38; Matthew 18:3; Matthew 19:13-14, Mark 7:28; Mark 10:13 ff., Luke 7:32; Luke 11:7; Luke 18:16, Hebrews 2:13-14 Metaph., 1 Corinthians 14:20. Colloq. in familiar address (as Eng. colloq., "lads "-v. M, Pr., 170n and Irish use of "boys"): John 21:5, 1 John 2:13; 1 John 2:18; 1 John 3:7 †
SYN.: v.s. παῖς G3816.
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We can cite no instance of this form as in 2 Peter 2:16 (v.l. παραφροσύνη), but for παραφρόνησις (as in LXX Zach 12.4) cf. BGU I. 310.21 (Byz.) π [α ]ραφρονήσεως.
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