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Strong's #1305 - διατροφή
sustenance and support, X. Vect. 4.49, Men. 14, Epit. 88, D.S. 1.74, BGU 321.7 (iii A.D.); τῷ τέρατι [the Minotaur] πρὸς διατροφὴν κατασκευάσαι λαβύρινθον D.S. 4.77: pl., means of subsistence, 1 Timothy 6:8.
διατροφή, διατροφης ἡ (διατρέφω, to support), sustenance: 1 Timothy 6:8. (Xenophon, vect. 4, 49; Menander quoted in Stobaeus, floril. 61, 1 (vol. ii. 386, Gaisf. edition); Diodorus 19, 32; Epictetus ench. 12; Josephus, Antiquities 2, 5, 7; 4, 8, 21; often in Plutarch; 1 Macc. 6:49.)
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** δια -τροφή , ῆς , ἡ
(< διατρέφω , to support, sustain),
[in LXX: 1 Maccabees 6:49 *;]
food, nourishment: 1 Timothy 6:8.†
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διατροφή is found, as in 1 Timothy 6:8, in P Oxy II. 275.19 (a contract of apprenticeship—A.D. 66) εἰς λόγον διατροφῆς δραχμὰς πέντε, ";on account of his keep five drachmas,"; III. 494.16 (a will = A.D. 156) ἡ δ᾽ αὐτὴ γυνή μου χορηγήσει τῷ υἱῷ μου Δείῳ εἰς δ ̣[ι ]α ̣[τρο ]φὴν αὐτοῦ καὶ τὴν ἄλλην δαπάνην κτλ., ";my said wife shall supply to my son Dius for his sustenance and other expenses"; etc. (Edd.), ib. 497.8 (a marriage contract—early ii/A.D.) χορηγείτω ὁ αὐτὸς Θέων τοῖς τέκνοις τὰ πρὸς τὴν διατροφήν, BGU I. 321.7 (A.D. 216) τὰ εἰς διατροφὴν ἀποκείμενα σειτάρια, etc. For the verb, as in Judith 5:10, cf. P Oxy III. 638 (A.D. 112) ἐπὶ τὸν τῆς ζωῆς αὐτῆς χρόνον ἐφ᾽ ὃν καὶ διατρέφειν ἡμᾶς αὐτήν.
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