Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5454 - φωλεός
- a lurking hole, a burrow
- a lair
φωλ-εός, ὁ, gen. φωλειοῖο Opp. H. 2.249, heterocl. pl. φωλεά Nic. Fr. 83, dat. φωλειοῖς Id. Th. 79, Opp. C. 2.578, al.: —
den, lair, esp. of the caves of bears, in which they hibernate, Plu. 2.169e; of lions, Babr. 106.2; of molluscs, Arist. HA 622b4; of a serpent, Luc. Philops. 11; of foxes, Matthew 8:20, Luke 9:58; of animals in general, Sor. 2.29; of cave-dwellers, Str. 11.5.7, cf. Luc. VH 1.37, etc.
II schoolhouse, Hsch.
* φωλεός , -οῦ ὁ ,
a hole, den, lair: Matthew 8:20, Luke 9:58.†
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";wearing a gold ring,"; does not seem to occur except in Jas. 2:2, but cf. the similar use of χρυσόχειρ in Lucian Tim. 20, and Epict. i. 22. 18 γέρων πολιὸς χρυσοῦς δακτυλίους ἔχων πολλούς.
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