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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #857 - ἀφειδία
- unsparingly severity
From a compound of G1 (as a negative particle) and G5339
* ἀφειδία (L, -εία ), -ας , ἡ
(< ἀφειδής , unsparing);
2. unsparing treatment, severity: Colossians 2:23.†
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For the adj. see OGIS 383.142 (i/B.C.) ἐπιθύσεις ἀφειδεῖς λιβανωτοῦ καὶ ἀρωμάτων , and the fine epitaph of a Sergius, martyred under Galerius, Kaibel 1064 (Justinian), referring to the ἀφειδέες ἀγῶνες of the Empress. The adv. is found P Tebt I. 24.76 (B C. 117) ἀφει [δ ]ω ̣̑ς , Syll 342.29 (c. B.C. 48) ἀφειδῶς ἑαυτὸ [ν ἐπιδ ]ιδούς . For the verb see OGIS 640.12 (iii/A.D.) οὐκ ὀλίγων ἀφειδήσαντα χρημάτων .
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