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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1168 - δειλιάω
to be afraid, LXX Deuteronomy 1:28, al., D.S. 20.78, Paul.Aeg. 3.76. (Later Gr. for ἀποδειλ-.)
In P Par 68C. .4 a person condemned to death writes to the Emperor—ἐπὶ τοῦτον δὲ πορευόμενος οὐ δειλιάσω σοι τὴν ἀλήθειαν εἰπεῖν . The form δειλαίνω , found in Aristotle, occurs in P Tebt I. 58.27 (B.C. 111) οὗτος οὖν θεωρήσας με ὡς προσεδρεύοντα καθ᾽η μέραν ὡσεὶ δεδίλανται , ";seeing me in daily attendance he has as it were turned coward"; (Edd.).
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the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26