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Strong's #776 - ἀσιτία

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feminine noun
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  1. abstinence from food (whether voluntary or enforced)
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀσῑτ-ία, Ion. -ιη, ἡ,

I want of food, Hdt. 3.52, E. Supp. 1105 (both pl.).


1.abstinence from food, Hp. Acut. 34, Arist. EN 1180b9.

2. want of appetite, Hp. Aph. 7.6.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀσιτία, ἀσιτίας, (ἄσιτος which see), abstinence from food (whether voluntary or enforced): πολλή long, Acts 27:21. (Herodotus 3, 52; Euripides, Suppl. 1105; (Aristotle, probl. 10, 35; cth. Nic. 10, p. 1180{b}, 9); Josephus, Antiquities 12, 7; others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἀσιτία , -ας , ,

(< ἄσιτος ),

fasting, abstinence from food: Acts 27:21.†

SYN.: νηστεία G3521 (MM, ut infr.).

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

We can only add to the literary record the late P Ryl I. 10.6 (cf. .12), a hagiographical fragment of vi/A.D., containing a discourse by a saint condemned to death by starvation—δι᾽ ο ̣]ν τὴν ἀσιτίαν κατεκρίθην . See next article.



The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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ασιτιας ασιτίας ἀσιτίας asitias asitías
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