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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #397 - ἀνατρέφω
- to nurse up, nourish up
- of young children and animals nourished to promote growth
- to bring up
- with the predominant idea of forming the mind
1. bring up, cherish, educate, A. Eu. 523, Luke 4:16,al.; ἀ. τὸ φρόνημα raise the spirit, X. Cyr. 5.2.34: — Med., ἀναθρέψασθαι υἱόν have him educated, Hdn. 1.2.1; ἀ. λειμὼν κάλλεα Nic. Fr. 74.58: — Pass., grow up, ἀνατραφῆναι ἐν.. Plu. Cam. 34, etc.; τῇ Ἑλλάδι φωνῇ Ael. NA 11.25; ἀνέτραφες in AP 5.156 (Mel.) = ἀνετράφης.
2. feed up, opp. ἰσχναίνω, Hp. Art. 33, 50: metaph., ἀ. μονῳδίαις Ar. Ra. 944: — Pass., ἀνατρέφεσθαι ἐκ νόσου convalesce, Hp. VM 14; of fish after milting, Arist. HA 608a2.
** ἀνα -τρέφω ,
[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 7:4 B, 4 Maccabees 10:2; 4 Maccabees 11:15 א *;]
to nurse up, nourish, educate, bring up: Luke 4:16, W Η , mg., Acts 7:20-21; Acts 22:3.†
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