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Strong's #4428 - πτύσσω

probably akin to petannumi (to spread, and thus apparently allied to (G4072) through the idea of expansion, and to (G4429) through that of flattening, cf (
Parts of Speech
  1. to fold together, roll up
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πτύσσω (never πτυέλ-ττω ), ( ἀνα- ) S. Fr. 301: fut. πτύξω ( ἀνα- ) E. HF 1256: aor. ἔπτυξα (v. infr.): Med., Od. 2.77 ( ποτι- ), etc.: fut. πτύξομαι ( προς- ) 3.22: aor. ἐπτυξάμην Ar. Nu. 267: Pass., Il. 13.134, etc.: aor. ἐπτύχθην ( ἀν-, δι- ) X. Cyr. 7.5.5, S. Ant. 709: aor. 2 ἐπτύγην [], ( ἀν- ) Hp. Int. 48: pf. ἔπτυγμαι App. BC 4.72, etc., ( ἀν- ) E. El. 357; πέπτυκται Arist. HA 536a11: plpf. ἔπτυκτο ( προς- ) Pi. I. 2.39: fold, double up, χιτῶνα, εἵματα πτύξαι, fold up garments and put them by, Od. 1.439, 6.111, 252; σπλῆνα Hp. Fract. 8; χεῖρας πτύξαι ἐπί τινι fold one's arms over or round another, S. OC 1611; βιβλίον fold, close a book, Ev.Luke 4:20 .

II Pass., of the foetus, Hp. Mul. 1.69; of bandages, Gal. 18(1).826; γραμματεῖα ἐπτυγμένα Hdn. 1.17.1; πύργοι ἐπτ . App. l.c.; ἔγχεα δὲ πτύσσοντο perh. were interlaced, Il. l.c.

2. fold or cling round, χιτὼν . . ἀμφὶ μηρὸν πτύσσεται S. Fr. 872.3 (lyr.).

III Med., fold round oneself, wrap round one, τι Ar. Nu. 267 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πτύσσω: 1 aorist participle πτύξας; in classical Greek from Homer down; to fold together, roll up: τό βιβλίον, Luke 4:20 (A. V. closed); see ἀναπτύσσω (and cf. Schlottmann in Riehm under the word Schrift; Strack: in Herzog edition 2 under the word Sehreibkunst, etc. Compare: ἀναπτύσσω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* πτύσσω ,

to fold; of a scroll, to roll up: βιβλίον , Luke 4:20 (cf. ἀνα -πτύσσω ).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
πτυξας πτύξας πτυχαί ptuxas ptyxas ptýxas
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