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Strong's #5340 - φειδομένως

from participle of (G5339)
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  1. sparingly
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



sparingly, thriftily, 2 Corinthians 9:6, Plu. Alex. 25; cf. πεφεισμένως.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

φειδομένως (from the participle φειδόμενος), adverb, sparingly: 2 Corinthians 9:6 (mildly, Plutarch, Alex. 25).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† φειδομένως ,

adv. from ptcp. (v. 131., § 25, 1),

sparingly: 2 Corinthians 9:6 (Plut.).†

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

lit. ";a guarded post"; or ";fortification,"; came to be used by the Jews as a technical term for the ";prayer-fillet,"; a strip of parchment inscribed with portions of the Law, and worn as an ";amulet"; or ";protective-mark"; on the forehead or next the heart, as in Mat. 23:5 : cf. the golden φυλακτήρια worn by the kings of Egypt, OGIS 90.45 (Rosetta stone—B.C. 196) ἐπιθεῖναι δὲ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ περὶ τὰς βασιλείας τετραγώνου κατὰ τὸ προειρημένον βασίλειον φυλακτήρια χρυ [σᾶ, ";to place on the square surface round the crowns, beside the afore-mentioned crown, golden phylacteries"; (Mahaffy).

Other exx. of the word are P Leid Wxviii. 2 (ii/iii A.D.) (= II. p. 143) τὸ γὰρ ὄνομα σοῦ ἔχω ε φυλακτήριων (l. ἔχω ὡς φυλακτήριον) ἐν καρδίᾳ τῇ ἐμῇ,xx. 24 ἐν τὸ ἀργύρῳ πετάλου (l. ἐν τῷ ἀργύρου πετάλῳ) τὰ ζ ̄ (sc. vocales), πρὸς τὸν φυλκτήρον (l. τὸ φυλακτήριον), and P Lond 121.298 (iii/A.D.) (=1. p. 94) φυλακτήρια λέων —a spell for the times when the moon is in the several signs of the Zodiac. See also Deissmann BS, p. 352


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
φειδομενως φειδομένως φερνή φέρνην φερνιεί pheidomenos pheidomenōs pheidoménos pheidoménōs
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