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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #426 - ἀνετάζω
I inquire of, ἀλλήλους τὴν αἰτίαν LXX Su. 1:14 (Thd.), Jd. 6.29 (cod. A).
II examine documents, POxy. 34i13; examine by torture, τινά Acts 22:24; Acts 22:29.
(< ἀνά , ἐτάζω , to examine; v. MM, VGT, s.v.),
to examine judicially: Acts 22:24; Acts 22:29.. †
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In P Oxy I. 34i. 13 (A.D. 127) a prefect uses this word in directing Government clerks whose business it was to ";examine"; documents and glue them into τόμοι. This is one of the words which Grimm characterizes as ";not found in prof, auth.,"; occurring first in LXX. The compound (Acts 22:24; Acts 22:29), now vindicated as sufficiently ";profane,"; was as rare as its simplex (cf. Wisdom of Solomon 2:19) : it may be suspected that the common ἐξετάζω ";to get out the truth,"; (ἐτεός —see Boisacq Dict. Etym., p. 291) was the original from which both ἐτάζω and ἀνετάζω (and παρετάζω in Arcadian) were devised.
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