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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3866 - παραθήκη
- a deposit, a trust or thing consigned to one's faithful keeping
- used of the correct knowledge and pure doctrine of the gospel, to be held firmly and faithfully, and to be conscientiously delivered unto others
anything entrusted to one. deposit, Hdt. 6.86, 9.45, BGU 1004.15 (iii B. C.), LXX Leviticus 6:2 (5.21), Ps.-Phoc. 135, Ostr.Bodl. i 274 (i B. C.), SIG 742.51 (Ephesus, i B. C.); of persons, hostage, Hdt. 6.73.
παρα -θήκη , -ης , ἡ
(< παρατίθημι ),
[in LXX: Leviticus 6:2; Leviticus 6:4 (Lev 5:21, 23) (H6487), and in Tob 10:13, 2 Maccabees 3:10; 2 Maccabees 3:15, v.l. for παρακαταθήκη (q.v.) *;]
a deposit or trust: 1 Timothy 6:20, 2 Timothy 1:12; 2 Timothy 1:14 (for exx. of this form, v. MM, Exp., iii, xviii).†
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";patriarch,"; directly transferred to the NT (e.g. Acts 2:29) from the LXX, where it was ";presumably formed . . . on the analogy of Heb. expressions with ר~אשׁ (‘head’) and שַׂר (‘prince’), denoting leaders of tribes or families"; (Kennedy Sources, p. 114).
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