the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
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Strong's #144 - αἴσθησις
- perception, not only by the senses but by the intellect
- cognition, discernment
- of moral discernment in ethical matters
αἴσθ-ησις, εως, ἡ,
I sense-perception, sensation, Philol. 13, Archyt. 1, Arist. APo. 99b35; τοῦ σώματος ἡ αἴ. Hp. VM 9; πρὸς αἴσθησιν perceptibly, Ptol. Alm. 1.10, etc.: in pl., the senses, Democr. 9, al.; δι' ἑπτὰ σχημάτων αἱ αἰ. Hp. Vict. 1.23, cf. Pl. Tht. 156b, etc.: in sg. of the several senses, ἡ τοῦ ὁρᾶν αἴ. Id. R. 507e; ἀπ' ὄψεως ἤ τινος ἄλλῃς αἰ. Id. Phlb. 39b; organ or seat of sensation, X. Mem. 1.4.6; πάσα, τὰς αἰ. ἐν τῇ κεφαλῇ εἶναι Arist. Fr. 95, cf. Pr. 958b16; αἴ. πημάτων perception, sense of.., E. El. 290; esp. of pain, Vett. Val. 113.10. al.; also of the mind, perception, knowledge of a thing, ἐν αἰ. γενέσθαι τινός Plu. Lu 11, etc.; αἴ. ἔχειν τινός, = αἰσθάνεσθαί τινος, have a perception of a thing, Pl. Ap. 40c; περὶ ὑμῶν Tht. 192b; πᾶσαν αἴσθησιν αἰσθάνεσθαι Phdr. 240d; λαμβάνειν Isoc. 1.47; ἐν αἰ. εἶναι Plot. 4.7.15: — also of things, αἴσθησιν ἔχειν give a perception, i.e. become perceptible, serving as Pass. to αἰσθάνομαι, Th. 2.61; more freq. αἴσθησιν παρέχειν Id. 3.22, X. An. 4.6.13, etc.; αἴ. ποιῆσαί τινι Antipho 5.44, cf. D. 10.7; αἴ. παρέχειν τινός furnish the means of observing, Th. 2.50; αἴ. ἐγένετο περί τινος D. 48.16.
II in object. sense, impressions of sense, Arist. Metaph. 980a22; stage-effects, Po. 1454b16;
1. αἰσθήσεις θεῶν visible appearances of the gods, Pl. Phd. 111b.
2. display of feeling, Arist. Rh. 1386a32 (v.l.).
3. in hunting, scent, X. Cyn. 3.5 (pl.). — Confined to Prose in early writers, exc. E. l.c., Antiph. 196.5.
αἴσθησις, (εως, ἡ (αἰσθάνομαι) (from Euripides down), perception, not only by the senses but also by the intellect; cognition, discernment; (in the Sept., Proverbs 1:22; Proverbs 2:10, etc., equivalent to דַּעַת): Philippians 1:9, of moral discernment, the understanding of ethica1 matters, as is plain from what is added in Philippians 1:10.
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P Leid Wxiv. 44 πάσαις ταῖς αἰθήσεσι, Wünsch AF 1.8 ff. (i/ii A.D.) τούτους ἀναθεμα [τί ]ζομεν · σῶμα, πνεῦμα, ψ [υ ]χήν, [δι ]άνοιαν, φρόνησιν, αἴσθησιν, ζοήν, καρδίαν, and ib. 4.55 (iii/A.D.) βασάνισον αὐτῶν τὴν διάνοιαν, τὰς φρένας, τὴν αἴσθησιν. Prof. H. A. A. Kennedy, following Klöpper, quotes a good passage from Hippocrates to illustrate Philippians 1:9 : —de Off. Med. 3 ἃ καὶ τῇ ὄψι καὶ τῇ ἁφῇ καὶ τῇ ἀκοῇ καὶ τῇ ῥινὶ καὶ τῇ γλώσσῃ καὶ τῇ γνώμῃ ἔστιν αἰσθέσθαι.
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