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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #463 - ἀνοχή
- toleration, forbearance
1. holding back, stopping, esp. of hostilities: hence mostly in pl., armistice, truce, X. Mem. 4.4.17; ἀνοχὰς ποιεῖσθαι Decr. ap. D. 18.164; διδόναι D.H. 8.68; σπείσασθαι Plu. Pel. 29; αἱ Καλλισθένους ἀ. Aeschin. 2.31; αἱ ἑξαετεῖς ἀ. D.H. 3.59; cf. ἀνοκωχή.
2. time, opportunity, οὐκ ἔδωκεν αὐτοῖς ἀνοχὴν ἐμβατεῦσαι LXX 1 Maccabees 12:25; ἡμερῶν ἀ. delay of some days, POxy. 1068.15 (iii A.D.).
3. pl., ἀνοχαί, = Lat. feriae, D.C. 39.30.
4. ἀνοχαὶδικῶν, = Lat. iustitium, Id. 55.26.
1. (ἀνέχομαι) long-suffering, forbearance, Romans 2:4, Romans 3:26.
2. ἀνοχὴν ἀναπαύλης διδόναι permission to rest, Hdn. 3.6.10.
3. relief from disease, Philum. ap. Orib. Syn. 8.3.4.
III = ἀνατολή, Poll. 4.157, Hsch.
** ἀνοχή , -ῆς , ἡ
(< ἀνέχω , -ομαι ),
[in LXX: 1 Maccabees 12:25 (RV, respite)*;]
1. in cl., a holding back, delaying (MM, VGT, s.v.).
2. forbearance, delay of punishment: Romans 2:4; Romans 3:26.†
SYN.: μακροθυμία G3115, ὑπομονή G5281. ἀ ., forbearance, is the result and expression of μ ., which involves the idea of tolerance, long-suffering, as God with sinners. ὑ . expresses patience with respect to things, as μ . with persons; it is active as well as passive, denotes not merely endurance but perseverance (v. Tr., Syn., § liii; Lft., Notes, 259, 273; DB, ii, 47).
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P Oxy VII. 1068.15 (iii/A.D.) ἀλλὰ ἡμερῶν ἀνοχὴν ἔχω, ";and I have a delay of some days"; (Ed.).
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