the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1023 - βραχίων
- the arm
- the arm of God is a Hebrew idiom for the might and the power of God
βρᾰχ-ίων [ ῑ], ονος, ὁ,
arm (opp. πῆχυς, Pl. Ti. 75a, but = πῆχυς, Arist. MA 698b2), Il. 13.529, Hdt. 5.12, X. Eq. 12.5, Arist. HA 493b26, etc.; πρυμνὸς βραχίων the shoulder, Il. 13.532, 16.323; also, shoulder of beasts, ib. 594b13: — Poet. as a symbol of strength, ἐκ βραχιόνων by force of arm, E. Supp. 478.
βραχίων, βραχίονος, ὁ (from Homer down), the arm: the βραχίων of God is spoken of Hebraistically for the might, the power of God, Luke 1:51 (cf. Deuteronomy 4:34; Deuteronomy 5:15; Deuteronomy 26:8); John 12:38 (Isaiah 53:1); Acts 13:17.
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βραχίων , -ονος , ὁ ,
the arm; as in OT, β . Κυρίου , metaph., for the Divine power: Luke 1:51, John 12:38 (LXX), Acts 13:17.†
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P Oxy III. 490.12 (a will—A.D. 124) οὐλὴ βραχείονι δεξιῷ : similarly P Amh II. 112.8 (A.D. 128), P Ryl II. 179.6 A.D. 127), etc. In Syll 615.32 (iii/ii B.C.) τῶι ἱερεῖ τοῦ ταύρου δίδοται γλῶσσα καὶ βραχίων , it means a ";shoulder"; of meat, and so of a ram in l..8
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