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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4517 - ῥώννυμι
- to make strong, strengthen
- to be strong, to thrive, prosper
- in the usual formula in closing of a letter, farewell
Prolonged from ῥωìομαι rhōomai (to dart; probably akin to G4506)
Ep. Verb, of which Hom. uses 3 pl. impf. ἐρρώοντο, Ep. ῥώοντο, and 3 pl. aor. ἐρρώσαντο (v. infr.); aor. subj. ῥώσονται or -ωνται Call. Del. 175: Nic. has also ῥώετο, Th. 351; later in pres., Orph. L. 707 (prob.), D.P. 518 codd.: —
move with speed or violence, rush on, esp. of warriors, Il. 11.50, 16.166, cf. Hes. Sc. 230; τεύχεσιν ἐρρ. πυρὴν πέρι ran round it, Od. 24.69; Νυμφάων, αἵ τ' ἀμφ' Ἀχελώϊον ἐρρώσαντο dance, Il. 24.616 (cf. ἐπιρρώομαι 1.2 ): c. acc. cogn., χορὸν ἐρρώσαντο they ply the dance, h.Ven. 261; ὑπὸ ῥώοντο ἄνακτι they moved supporting their lord, Il. 18.417; κνῆμαι ῥώοντο, γούνατα ἐρρώσαντο, ib. 411, Od. 23.3; also of horses' manes, ἐρρώοντο μετὰ πνοιῇς ἀνέμοιο waved streaming in the wind, Il. 23.367 .
[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 9:20; 2 Maccabees 11:21; 2 Maccabees 11:28; 2 Maccabees 11:33; *;]
to strengthen; most freq. in pf., ἔρρωμαι , to put forth strength, be strong, hence, often in imperat., ἔρρωσο , ἔρρωσθε , farewell (Lat. vale): Acts 15:29; Acts 23:30 Rec., R, mg.†
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";sift,"; ";shake in a sieve"; (Luke 22:31) : cf. P Ryl II. 139.9 (A.D. 34) τὴν ἐπίσκεψιν ποιουμένου οὗ εἶχον σεννίου καὶ ψυγμοῦ, ";making an inspection of my . . . and drying-floor,"; where the editors think that the new word σέννιον may be connected with σινιάζω, and compare P Strass I, 45.11 (A.D. 312) εἰς τοὺς σ ̣εινι ̣ους τόπους, and note. The verb, like the late noun σινίον from which it comes, is of unknown derivation (Boisacq p. 866).
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