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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4065 - περιφρονέω
- to consider or examine on all sides i.e. carefully, thoroughly
- to set one's self in thought beyond (exalt one's self in thought above) a person or a thing
- to contemn, to despise
compass in thought, speculate about, τὸν ἥλιον Ar. Nu. 225; τὰ πράγματα ib. 741 .
II contemn, despise, τινας Th. 1.25; τὰ δαιμόνια D.H. 1.71, etc.: c. gen., τοῦ ζῆν Pl. Ax. 372b; τοῦ πιθανοῦ Plu. Thes. 1, cf. Ael. Tact. Praef. 3, etc.: metaph., of diseases or difficult patients, defy remedies, Alex. Trall. 1.15, Archig. ap. Aët. 6.8: — Pass., J. AJ 4.5.2 .
III intr., to be very thoughtful, οὐ περιφρονοῦσα ἡλικία Pl. Ax. 365b (s.v.l.).
** περι -φρονέω , -ῶ ,
[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 6:9; 4 Maccabees 14:1*;]
1. to examine on all sides, consider carefully (Aristoph.).
2. = ὑπερφρονέω , to have thouphts beyond, to despise (Thuc., Plut., al.; 4Mac, ll. c.) : Titus 2:15.†
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";shepherd,"; ";tend"; : cf. BGU III. 759.11 (A.D. 125) ἐπελθόντες μοι. . . ποιμαίνοντι θρέμματα Ἀνουβίωνος, P Ryl II. 114.9 (c. A.D. 280) Συρίων. . . ἀναπίσας μου τὸν ἄν [δρα Γάνιδα ὀνό ]μ ̣α ̣τι ποιμένιν αὐτοῦ τὰ πρόβατα, ";Syrion persuaded my husband Ganis to pasture his flock,"; P Thead 15.11 (A.D. 280–1) ἀγανακτ [ή ]σας ἐκέλευσας αὐτῷ τῷ Συρίωνι παραστῆσαι τοὺς ποιμένας μεθ᾽ [ὧ ]ν ἐποίμανεν ὁ τῶν παίδων πατήρ, ";in your indignation you have ordered Syrion himself to present at the tribunal the shepherds, along with whom the father of the children shepherded,"; and from the inscrr. Syll 570 (=.3 986).3 (v/iv B.C.) ἐν τ ]οῖς ἄλσεσιν μ [ὴ ποιμ ]αίνειν μηδὲ κοπρ [εόε ]ν (i.e. κοπρεύειν : editor).
Bauer (HZNT ad John 21:15) sees no difference between βόσκω and ποιμαίνω in John 21:15; John 21:17; John 21:16, but refers to Philo Quod det. pot. ins. sol. p. 263.27 ff. ed. Cohn for a difference between them. From the idea of ";pasturing,"; ";feeding,"; the verb passes readily into the idea of ";governing,"; ";guiding"; (Hort Ecclesia, p. 243) : cf. Revelation 2:27 with Swete’s note.
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