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Strong's #4662 - σκωληκόβρωτος

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from (G4663) and a derivative of (G977)
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  1. eaten of worms
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σκωληκό-βρωτος, ον,

worm-eaten, of a tree, ib. 3.12.6, CP 5.9.1; γῆ PTeb. 701.81 (iii B.C.), PSI 5.490.14 (iii B.C.) .

2. eaten of worms, of a man, Acts 12:23 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σκωληκόβρωτος, σκωληκοβρωτον (σκώληξ and βιβρώσκω), eaten of worms: Acts 12:23, cf. 2 Macc. 9:9. (of a tree, Theophrastus,

c. pl. 5, 9, 1.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* σκωληκό -βρωτος , -ον

(< σκώληξ , βιβρώσκω ),

eaten of worms: Acts 12:23 (cf. 2 Maccabees 9:9, and v. MM, xxiii) †

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";turn"; : (1) act.—P Lond 121.688 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 106) ἄρκτε. . . ἡ στρέφουσα τὸν ἄξονα, (2) reflex, mid.—P Leid Wvi. 37 (ii/iii A.D.) (=II. p. 101) λέγε στρεφόμενος, (3) reflex. pass.—P Oxy I. 33i. 6 (late ii/A.D.) στρ [α ]φεὶς καὶ ἰδὼν Ἡλιόδωρον εἶπεν κτλ.

For the form ἐστρεμμένα (for ἐστραμμένα) in P Eud 281 (before B.C. 165) see Mayser Gr. i. pp. 19, 410. The verbal στρεπτός occurs with doubtful meaning in Aristeas 58.

On the relation of στρέφω and its compds. to the Scriptural idea of ";conversion,"; reference should be made to a paper by Field, Notes p. 246 ff. (see s.v. ἐπιστρέφω).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
σκωληκοβρωτος σκωληκόβρωτος skolekobrotos skolekóbrotos skōlēkobrōtos skōlēkóbrōtos
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