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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4247 - πρεσβῦτις
- an aged woman
fem. of πρεσβύτης (q. v.).
πρεσβύτης [ῠ], ητος,
Dor. πρέσβῠ-ας, ατος, ἡ, age, seniority, Test.Epict. 4.28, 6.29: opp. νεότας, prob. rest. in IG 5(1).1427.5 ( Messene ).
** πρεσβῦτης , -ιδος , ἡ ,
fem, of πρεσβύτης ,
[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 16:14 *;]
an aged woman: Titus 2:3.†
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";stick to,"; ";cleave to,"; is used metaphorically, as in Ephesians 5:31 (cf. Mark 10:7 D) quater in a vi/A.D. Will, P Oxy XVI. 1901, in which a man makes certain dispositions with regard to the wife who had been ";joined"; to him, e.g. .26 τὴν πρ ]οσκωλληθεῖσάν [μοι γυναῖκα. For the subst. προσκόλλησις see P Lond 1177.306 (A.D. 113) (= III. p. 189). Cf. s.v. κολλάω.
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