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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3849 - παραβιάζομαι
do a thing by force against nature or law, LXX De. 1.43; use violence, περὶ τῶν τοιούτων Plb. 24.8.3.
II c. acc., π. τὸν χάρακα force the palisade, Id. 21.27.7; π. τινά constrain, compel him, LXX 2 Kings 2:17, al., Luke 24:29, Acts 16:15; of arguments or explanations, τὸ ἀδύνατον π. Epicur Ephesians 2 p.36U., Nat. 107 G.; μύθους π. καὶ διαστρέφειν to do them violence, Plu. 2.19f, cf. Lyc. 6; constrain, c. inf., Onos. 19.2 (Pass.): — Act. in Gal. 5.287.
† παρα -βιάζομαι ,
1. prop., to force against nature or law.
2. to compel by force (Polyb.).
3. to constrain by entreaty (Ge, 1Sam, ll. c.): Luke 24:29, Acts 16:15.†
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";provoke to anger"; (Ephesians 6:4). Over the door of a Church of S. George at Zorava in Syria, which was formerly a pagan temple, the inscr. runs—ὅπου θεὸς παρωργίζετο, νῦν θεὸς ἐξευμενίζεται, ";where God was provoked to anger, God now shows Himself gracious"; (OGIS 610.4–vi/A.D.).
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