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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4451 - πύρωσις
πῠρ-ωσις, εως, ἡ, firing, burning, Thphr. HP 5.9.1 .
2. exposure to the action of fire, as in cooking, Arist. Pr. 928a24, Thphr. HP 7.7.2, Lap. 4,al.; ἡ ἐν τῷ ὑγρῷ π . boiling, Arist. Mete. 380b28; μαλακὴ π . Mnesith. ap. Ath. 8.357d .
3. proving by fire, LXX Proverbs 27:21; 1 Peter 4:12, Hsch.
4. cautery, Antyll. ap. Orib. 44.23.42 .
5. destruction by fire, γῆν πυρώσει ἀφανίζων J. AJ 1.11.4 .
II flame, Arist. Mete. 369b6 .
III metaph., burning desire, Sch. Ar. Pl. 975 . fever, S.E. P. 2.240: pl., feverish states, Hp. Loc.Hom. 27 .
2. inflammation, Epicur. Fr. 60; στομάχου Dsc. 2.124 .
πύρωσις , -εως , ἡ
(< πυρόω ),
1. a burning: Revelation 18:9; Revelation 18:18.
2. a refining or trial by fire: metaph., 1 Peter 4:12.†
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";Sapphira."; This proper name (Acts 5:1), which appears in various forms in the MSS., is probably derived from the Aramaic שַׁפִּירָא, ";beautiful,"; and should be accented on the penultimate, see Winer-Schmiedel Gr. p. 76.
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