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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5310 - ὕψιστος
ὕψιστος, η, ον,
Sup. without any Posit. in use: (ὕψι, ὑψοῦ): —
highest, loftiest, of places, A. Pr. 720, A.R. 2.1026, etc.; ἐν τοῖς ὑ., i. e. in heaven above, Matthew 21:9, Luke 2:14.
2. of Zeus, highest, Pi. N. 1.60, 11.2, A. Eu. 28; Ζηνὸς ὕψιστον σέβας S. Ph. 1289: one of the gates of Thebes was called Ὕψισται from his temple there, Paus. 9.8.5:
of Jahweh. ὁ θεὸς ὁ ὕ. LXX Genesis 14:18, cf. ep Deuteronomy 32:8, OGI 96.7 (Egypt, ii B. C.), SIG 1181 (Rhenea, ii B. C.), etc.
3. of things, στέφανος, κέρδος, Pi. P. 1.100, I. 1.51; κακῶν ὕψιστα A. Pers. 331, 807; ὕ. ἐν βροτοῖς φόβος Id. Supp. 479.
ὕψιστος , -η , -ον ,
superlat., without positive in use, in cl. chiefly poët. (Æsch., Soph., al.),
highest, most high: of place, τὰ ὕ . (of the heavens), Matthew 21:9, Mark 11:10, Luke 2:14; Luke 19:38 (cf. Joshua 16:19, Isaiah 57:15); of God (in cl., of Zeus; Pind., Æsch., al.), ὕ ., Luke 1:32; Luke 1:35; Luke 1:76; Luke 6:35 (as freq. in Sirach 4:10, al.); ὁ ὕ ., Acts 7:48; ὁ θεὸς ὁ ὕ ., Mark 5:7, Luke 8:28, Acts 16:17, Hebrews 7:1 (cf. Genesis 14:18).†
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(Lat. forum), ";Forum"; (Act. 28:15): see P Lond 99213 (A.D. 507) (= III. p. 253) τοὺς ἐλλογιμωτάτους σχολαστικοὺς φόρου Θηβαιδος, where the editors note that ";the expression appears to be new,"; and similarly ib. V.17076 (A.D. 566).
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