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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #946 - βδέλυγμα
- a foul thing, a detestable thing
- of idols and things pertaining to idolatry
βδέλυγ-μα, ατος, τό,
abomination, τοῖς Αἰγ. πᾶς ποιμήν β. LXX Genesis 43:32, etc.; β. τῶν ἐρημώσεων, ἐρημώσεως, of an idol, ib. Daniel 9:27, 1 Maccabees 1:54, cf. Matthew 24:15.
† βδέλυγμα , -τος , τό
(< βδελύσσω ),
an abomination, a detestable thing: Luke 16:15, Revelation 17:4-5; Revelation 21:27; τὸ β . τ . ἐρημώσεως (Da LXX Daniel 12:11, cf. 1 Maccabees 1:54; DB, i, 12 f.; DCG, i, 6 f.), Mark 13:14. Matthew 24:15 (Cremer, 138).†
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βδέλυγμα is ";a bibl. and eccl. word"; in Grimm, and we are not able to challenge its right to a place in this greatly reduced category. But it is almost as much a part of the verb as βδελυκτός , which likewise has independent status on Grimm’s page. The verb having appealed to the LXX translators as an excellent rendering of תָּעַב and other Hebrew verbs, it was inevitable that when a derived noun was wanted the regular formation should have been adopted or coined. Probably any Greek writer who wanted to express the idea of τὸ ἐβδελυγμένον would have done the same without hesitation.
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