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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #783 - ἀσπασμός
- a salutation, either oral or written
greeting, embrace, Thgn. 860 (pl.); οἱ ἔσχατοι, οἱ τελευταῖοι ἀ., D.H. 4.4, Ph. 2.45: generally, salutation, Matthew 23:7, Mark 12:38, POxy. 471.67 (ii A. D.), Gal. 10.76, Prisc.p.316 D.
2. affection, opp. μῖσος, Pl. Lg. 919e.
* ἀσπασμός , -οῦ , ὁ
(< ἀσπάζομαι ),
a salutation (so always in RV), greeting: oral, Matthew 23:7, Mark 12:38, Luke 1:29; Luke 1:41; Luke 1:44; Luke 11:43; Luke 20:46; written, 1 Corinthians 16:21, Colossians 4:18, 2 Thessalonians 3:17.†
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P Oxy III. 471.67 (ii/A.D.) μαρτύρονται κύριε τὴν σὴν τύχην [εἶ ] μὴν ἀναμενόντων αὐτῶν (corr. from ἡμῶν ) τὸν ἀσπασμόν [. . . The noun is curiously rare : the above is apparently its only occurrence in P Oxy I.-X., nor have we noticed any other instance of it in the ordinary papyrus collections except P Flor III. 296.57 (vi/A.D.).
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