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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #409 - ἀνδροφόνος
- a murderer
1. man-slaying, Homeric epith. of Hector, Il. 24.724, etc.; of Achilles, χεῖρες ἀ. 18.317; homicide, Pl. Phd. 114a; generally, murderous, ἀ. τὴν φύσιν Theopomp.Hist. 217: — rarely exc. of slaughter in battle, but in Od. 1.261 φάρμακον ἀ. a murderous drug: — epith. of αῖμα, Orph. H. 65.4.
2. of women, murdering their husbands, Pi. P. 4.252.
II as law-term, one convicted of manslaughter, homicide, Lys. 10.7, D. 23.29, cf. ib.216: — hence as a term of abuse, τοὺς ἀ. ἰχθυοπώλας Ath. 6.228c, cf. Amphis 30.
III ἀ. Κῶνος, a landmark at Athens, IG 3.61 A ii 15.
** ἀνδρο -φόνος , -ου , ὁ ,
[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 9:28 *;]
a man-slayer: 1 Timothy 1:9 (cf. φονεύς , and v. MM, VGT, s.v.).†
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For this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (1 Timothy 1:9) cf. OGIS 218.99 (iii/B.C.) τοὺς τὴμ ψῆφ [ον προσθεμ ]ένους ἀνδροφόνους εἶναι. It appears in a metrical epitaph from Corcyra (before B.C. 227), Kaibel 184.6 λῃστὰς ἀνδροφόνους.
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