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Entry for Strong's #5450 - φυσίωσις

Word Origin
from (5448)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a puffing up of soul, loftiness, pride
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
2 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

φῡσίωσις, εως, ἡ,

inflation, [ Gal. ]14.386 (pl.): metaph., being puffed up, pride, 2 Corinthians 12:20 (pl.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

φυσίωσις, φυσιωσεως, (φυσιόω, which see) (Vulg. inflatio), a puffing up of soul, loftiness, pride: plural (A. V. swellings) 2 Corinthians 12:20. (Ecclesiastical writings.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† φυσίωσις , -εως ,

(< φυσιόω ),

a puffing up, swelling with pride: pl., 2 Corinthians 12:20.†

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

";time,"; ";a time,"; ";a period"; : P Petr II 40 (a).14 (iii/B.C.) ὀλίγος γὰρ χρόνος ὑμῖν ἐστιν, P Strass I. 74.7 ff. (A.D. 126) τοῦ χρόνου πληρωθέντος οὐκέτι βούλομαι αὐτὰς (sc. ἀρούρας) γεωργεῖν ἀποδεδωκὼς πάντα ̣ τ ̣ ̣ ε ̣̓κφόρια τῶν ἔμπρ ̣[ο ]σθεν χρόνων, P Lond 1231.10 (A.D. 144) ( = III. p. 109) τοῦ χρόνου τ ̣ ̣ς ̣ μι ̣σ ̣θώσεως πεπληροκότος, and P Oxy I. 101.60 (A.D. 142) χρό (νος) ὁ α (ὐτός), ";the same date.";

For the acc. of duration of time, as in Mar. 2:19 al., cf. P Petr II. 12 (3)18 (B.C. 241) οὐ τὸν πλείω χρόνον καταφθαρησόμεθα, ";we shall no longer be harried,"; BGU IV. 1055.30 (B.C. 30) τὸν μεμερισμένον αὐτῷ χρόνον, a common phrase in Alexandrian contracts : and for the instr. dat. of extension of time, as in Luk. 8:27; Luk. 8:29 al. (cf. Proleg. p. 75), cf. P Strass I. 22.31 (iii/A.D.) οὐδεμίαν παρείσδυσιν ἔχεις, ἡ γὰ ̣ρ ̣ γ ̣[υν ] ̣ ἐν τῇ νομῇ γέγονεν ̣ πολλῷ χρόνῳ, and the recurrent formula in private letters ἐρρῶσθαί σε εὔχομαι πολλοῖς χρόνοις, e.g. P Oxy VI. 936.52 (iii/A.D.), ib. I. 112.8 (iii/iv A.D.), and P Lond 417.14 (c. A.D. 346) ( = II. p. 299, Selections, p. 124).

These last exx. show the approach to the MGr meaning ";year"; : cf. P Gen I. 50.21 f. (iv/A.D.) ἐρρῶσθα [ί σε ] ὡς πλε ̣ίστ [οι ]ς ἔτεσειν εὔχομαι, where ἔτεσιν takes the place of the usual χρόνοις, and the Christian inscr. JHS xxii. (1902), p. 369 f. (cited s.v. διχοτομέω), in which the writer says of his wife—τῇ συνζησάσᾳ μοι χρόνους ὀλίγους ἐπι [τ ]ίμως. For numerous exx. in late Greek of χρόνος = ";year,"; see Sophocles Lex. s.v.

For χρόνος with prepositions, see P Oxy I. 68.10 (A.D. 131) ἀπὸ τῶν ἔνπροσθεν χρόνων : P Lille I. 26.3 (iii/B.C.) διὰ τὸ πλείω χρόνον, P Lips I. 110.20 (iii/iv A.D.) διὰ πολλοῦ χρόνου : P Tebt I. 56.17 (late ii/B.C.) εἰς τὸν ἅπαντα χρόν [ον, P Fay 117.28 (A.D. 108) εἰς τὸν ἀεὶ χρόνον : P Strass I. 5.10 (A.D. 262) ἐκ παλαιοῦ χρόνου, OGIS 90.14 (Rosetta stone-B.C. 196) ἐκ πολλοῦ χρόνου : CPR I. 13.2 ἐν τοῖς ἔν [πρ ]οσθε [ν ] χρόν [οι ]ς, ib. 23.23 ἐν τοῖς τῆς συνβιόσεως χρόνοις : BGU IV. 1126.8 (B.C. 8) ἐπὶ χρόνον ἔτη τρία ἀπὸ Μεχεὶρ τοῦ ἐνεστῶτος. . . ἔτους, and so ib. 1021.9 (iii/A.D.), P Oxy II. 275.15 (A.D. 66) ἐπὶ τὸν ὅλον χρόνον, P Tebt II. 381.19 (A.D. 123) ἐφ᾽ ὃν. . χρόνον : BGU IV. 1128.8 (B.C. 14) ἕως τοῦ προκ (ειμένου) χρό (νου) : P Petr II. 13 (19).10 (B.C. 258–253) καθ᾽ ὃν χρόνον, p Giss I. 48.9 (A.D. 202–203) τὰ κατὰ χρόνους δοθέντα ἐπιθέματα : P Oxy XIV. 1641.17 (A.D. 68) μετὰ τὸν χρόνον, ";at the end of the period"; : CPR I. 104.17 (iii/A.D.) μέχρι τοῦ τῆς κυρώσεως χρόνου : P Flor III. 282.9 (A.D. 520) πρὸς ὅλον χρόνον : and P Ryl II. 180.7 (A.D. 124) ὑπὲρ τῶν ἔμπροσθεν χρόνων μέχρι τῆς ἐνεστώσης ἡμέρας, ";for the past down to the present day.";

For the conjunction of χρόνος and καιρός as in Act. 1:7, 1Th. 5:1, cf. P Lond 4223 (B.C. 168) ( = I. p. 30, UPZ i. p. 300, Selections, p. 10), where a woman writes to her husband urging him to return home in view of the suffering through which she had passed, μὴ ὅτι γε τοσούτου χρόνου ἐπιγεγονότος καὶ τοιούτων καιρῶν, ";to say nothing of so long time having passed and such times!";—the two words bringing out respectively the period and the occurrences by which it was marked. See further s.v. καιρός, and to the reff. there add K. Dieterich Rhein. Museum N.F. lix. (1904), p. 233 ff., and E. Curtius Gesch. Abhandlungen ii. p. 187 ff.


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