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Strong's #4653 - σκοτία
- the darkness due to want of light
- metaph. used of ignorance of divine things, and its associated wickedness, and the resultant misery in hell
σκοτί-α, ἡ, ( σκότος )
darkness, gloom, A.R. 4.1698, LXX ( Mi. 3.6, al.), NT ( Ev.Matthew 10:27, al.), cf. Moer. p.354 P.
II in Architecture, scotia, cavetto, a sunken moulding, so called from the dark shadow it casts, Vitr. 3.5.2, Hsch.
III Σκοτιά, epith. of Aphrodite in Egypt, Id.
σκοτία, σκοτίας, ἡ (on its derivation cf. σκηνή), (Thomas Magister, ὁ σκότος καί τό σκότος. τό δέ σκοτία οὐκ ἐν χρησει namely, in Attic (cf. Moeris, under the word; Liddell and Scott, under the word σκότος, at the end)), darkness: properly, the darkness due to want of daylight, John 6:17; John 20:1; ἐν τῇ σκοτία (λαλεῖν τί), unseen, in secret (equivalent to ἐν κρύπτω, John 18:20), privily, in private, opposed to ἐν τῷ φωτί, Matthew 10:27; Luke 12:3; metaphorically, used of ignorance of divine things, and its associated wickedness, and the resultant misery: Matthew 4:16 L Tr WH; John 1:5; John 6:17; John 8:12; John 12:35, 46; 1 John 1:5; 1 John 2:8f, 11. (Ap. Rh. 4, 1698; Anth. 8, 187. 190; for חָשְׁכָה Micah 3:6; for אֹפֶל, Job 28:3.)
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† σκοτία , -ας , ἡ ,
[in LXX: Job 28:3 (H652), Micah 3:6 (H2821), Isaiah 16:3 *;]
in late writers = σκότος ,
darkness: John 6:17; John 20:1. Metaph.,
(a) of secrecy (opp. to ἐν τ . φωτί ): Matthew 10:27, Luke 12:3;
(b) of spiritual darkness: Matthew 4:16, John 1:5; John 8:12; John 12:35; John 12:40, 1 John 1:5; 1 John 2:8-9; 1 John 2:11.†
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";a body of soldiers"; (Matthew 22:7, al.) : cf. BGU I. 266.19 (A.D. 215–16) εἰς τὰς ἐν Συρίᾳ κυρι [α ]κὰς ὑπηρεσίας τῶν γενναιοτάτω [ν ] στρατευμάτων, Ostr 1595.4 (A.D. 258) ὑπὲρ τιμ [ῆς ] ἐλαίου τῶν ἐνταῦθα στρατευμάτω ̣[ν, and Syll 350 (= .3768).6 (B.C. 31) αὐτὸς (Augustus) δὲ μετὰ τ [οῦ ] στρατεύματος ὑγίαινον. For an important discussion of Luke 23:11 σὺν τοῖς στρατεύμασιν = ";with his forces,"; see A. W. Verrall in JTS X. (1909), p. 340 f.
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