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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #42 - ἁγιωσύνη
I holiness, sanctity, LXX 2 Maccabees 3:12, Romans 1:4, etc.
II as title, PMeyer 24.2 (vi A. D.).
(cf. ἀγαθωσύνη ), -ης , ἡ
holiness, the state in man resulting from ἁγιασμός , q.v.: Romans 1:4, 2 Corinthians 7:1, 1 Thessalonians 3:13 (Cremer, 52; MM, VGT, s.v.).†
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Ἁγιότης, as a title, is found in the late P Giss I. 55.5 (vi/A.D.) addressed by one ";papa"; or ";bishop"; to another—ἠξιώθην. . . γράψαι πρ [ὸ ]ς τὴν σὴν ἁγιότητ ̣[α ]. For a similar use of ἡ ἁγιωσύνη with reference to an ἐπίσκοπος, see the Pelagia-Legenden (ed. Usener) p. 10.2, cf. p. 8.11. On the ";profane"; warrant for ἁγιωσύνη, and the naturalness of coining (with ἱερ (ε)ωσύνη for model), see the remarks on ἀγαθωσύνη above.
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