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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1494 - εἰδωλόθυτον
- sacrificed to idols, the flesh left over from the heathen sacrifices
- it was either eaten at the feasts or sold (by the poor and the miserly) in the market
Neuter of a compound of G1497 and a presumed derivative of G2380
εἰδωλόθυτος, εἰδωλόθυτον (εἴδωλον and θύω), a Biblical and ecclesiastical word (Winers Grammar, 26; 100 (94)), sacrificed to idols; τό εἰδωλόθυτον and τά εἰδωλόθυτα denote the flesh left over from the heathen sacrifices; it was either eaten at feasts, or sold (by the poor and the miserly) in the market: Acts 15:29; Acts 21:25; 1 Corinthians 8:1, 4, 7, 10; 1 Corinthians 10:19, 28 (here L text T Tr WH read ἱερόθυτόν, which see); Revelation 2:14, 20. (Cf. Lightfoot on Galatians, p. 308f.)
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**† εἰδωλόθυτος , -ον
(< εἴδωλον , θύω ),
[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 5:2 *;]
sacrificed to idols: τὸ , τὰ εἰ ., Acts 15:29; Acts 21:25, 1 Corinthians 8:1; 1 Corinthians 8:4; 1 Corinthians 8:7; 1 Corinthians 8:10; 1 Corinthians 10:19, Revelation 2:14; Revelation 2:20.†
* ἱερόθυτος , -ον
(< ἱερός , θύω ),
offered in sacrifice: 1 Corinthians 10:28 (Rec. εἰδωλοθ -).†
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