Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #443 - ἀνθρωποκτόνος
- a manslayer, murderer
I murdering men, homicide, E. IT 389, 1 John 3:15, John 8:44.
II proparox., ἀνθρωπόκτονος βορά feeding on slaughtered men, E. Cyc. 127.
* ἀνθρωποκτόνος , -ον
(< κτείνω , to kill),
a murderer, manslayer (Eur.; v. MM, VGT, s.v.): John 8:44, 1 John 3:16.†
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ἀνθρωποκτόνος, for which only Euripides is cited, will be one of the words Hellenistic prose has taken over from poetical vocabulary. Murray gives the lines thus (1ph. Taur. 389)—
This land of murderers to its god hath given
Its own lust; evil dwelleth not in heaven.
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