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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4046 - περιποιέομαι
- to make to remain over
- to reserve, to leave or keep safe, lay by
- to make to remain for one's self
- to preserve for one's self
- to get for one's self, purchase
Middle voice from G4012 and G4160
περι -ποιέω , -ῶ ,
[in LXX for pi., hi., etc.;]
to make to remain over, preserve.
(a) to keep or save for oneself: τ . ψυχήν (cf. Xen., Cyr., iv, 4, 10; Arist., Pol., v, 11, 30), Luke 17:33;
(b) to get or gain for oneself, get possession of (Thuc., Xen., al.) : Acts 20:28, 1 Timothy 3:13.†
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In OGIS 767.18 (i/B.C.) a certain Phaus Cyrenensis is commended for having performed his duties towards God κτεἐνῶς καὶ εὐσεβῶ <ι >ς, and his duties towards men μεγαλ [ο ]ψύ (χ)ως καὶ πλουσίως ὑπὲρ δ (ύ)ναμιν.
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