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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5253 - ὑπερῷον
- the highest part of the house, the upper rooms or story where the women resided
- a room in the upper part of a house, sometimes built upon the flat roof of the house, whither Orientals were wont to retire in order to sup, meditate, pray
and Ion. ὑπ-ώϊον, τό,
the upper part of the house, where the women resided, παρθένος αἰδοίη ὑπερώϊον εἰσαναβᾶσα Il. 2.514; εἰς ὑπερῷ' ἀναβάς 16.184, cf. Od. 1.362; ὑπερωϊόθεν φρεσὶ σύνθετο θέσπιν ἀοιδὴν.. Πηνελόπεια from her chamber she heard it, ib. 328; approached by a κλῖμαξ, ib. 330: so in later Gr., upper chamber or story, Acts 1:13, Supp.Epigr. 2.754 (Syria, ii A. D.), POxy. 2146.7 (iii A. D.).
2. attic, garret, Ar. Eq. 1001, Pl. 811, Men. Sam. 17, IG 22.1638.27; ἄνωθ' ἐξ ὑ. Ar. Ec. 698 (anap.); of a spare room, Antipho 1.14.
ὑπερῷον , -ου , τό (neut. of ὑπερῷος , above, < ὑπέρ ),
[in LXX for H5944 and cogn. forms;]
1. in cl., the upper story or upper rooms where the women resided (Hom., a1.).
2. In LXX and NT, an upper chamber, roof-chamber, built on the flat roof of the house (v. DB, iii, 674a): Acts 1:13; Acts 9:37; Acts 9:39; Acts 20:8 (cf. 2 Kings 23:22).†
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";utterance,"; ";sound"; (1Co. 14:7) : cf. the magical P Lond 121.774 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 109) φθόγγος ἐναρμόνιος, and .777 φθόγγος [ἀ ]ναγκαστικός, also P Leid V viii. 6 (iii/iv A.D.) (=II. p. 29) πρὸς ἁρμονίαν τῶν ἑπτὰ φθόγγων ἐχόντων φωνὰς πρὸς τὰς κ ̄η ̄ φὦτα τἦς,σελήνης
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