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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4273 - προδότης
- a betrayer, traitor
Dor. πρό-ας, ὁ,
betrayer, traitor, Hdt. 8.30, 144, Timocr. 1.5, etc.; π. πατρός, πατρίδος, E. Or. 1057, Ph. 996, etc.; ὁ ἐν λέχει π. Id. Med. 206 (lyr.); π. τῶν ὅρκων traitor to his oaths, Lys. Fr. 71: metaph., τῆς ὑγιείης Democr. 234 .
2. one who abandons in danger, A. Pr. 1068 (anap.); π. τινὸς καταστῆναι And. 2.26 .
3. as Adj., irreg. Comp. -ίστερον Phot.
* προ -δότης , -ου , ὁ
[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 5:15; 2 Maccabees 10:13; 2 Maccabees 10:22, 3 Maccabees 3:24 *;]
a betrayer, traitor: Luke 6:16, Acts 7:52, 2 Timothy 3:4.†
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";recently"; (Acts 18:2), occurs in P Par 63viii. 10 (B.C. 164) ταύτην (sc. αἵρεσιν) γὰρ ἀπέγνωκα ἴδιον προσφάτως [π ]ροσειλῆφαι (l.—ῆφθαι) φίλον. It is also found in Polybius, LXX, and Aristeas, which demonstrates its genuine vernacular character, as P Par 63 by itself would not do. We can also cite it from OGIS 315.23 (B.C. 164–3) τῶ ἀδελ ]φῶι ἐληλυφότ [ι ] π [ροσ ]φάτως ἐπὶ τ [ὸ ] στ [ρα ]τόπεδον : cf. Epicurus Ep. ad matrem fr. II B 4 (Linde p. 48) and Diog. Oenoand. p. 60.4 (ed. William), cf. p. xxvii. ff.
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