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Strong's #1669 - ἑλκόω

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  1. to make sore, cause to ulcerate
  2. to be ulcerated
  3. full of sores
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



1. wound, lacerate, E. Hec. 405; ἑ. ὄνυξιν Arist. HA 630a5, etc.

2. ulcerate, βλέφαρα Hp. VM 19, al.: Pass., of persons, to suffer from wounds or sores, Com.Adesp. 106.8, Luke 16:20; of sores, suppurate, X. Eq. 1.5.

3. make an incision in a tree, Thphr. HP 4.16.1 (Pass.), CP 3.2.2 (Pass.).

II metaph., ἑ. φρένας, οἴκους, E. Alc. 878 (lyr.), Supp. 223: Pass., τὴν διάνοιαν ἑλκοῦσθαι Ph. 2.551.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἑλκόω, ἕλκω: to make sore, cause to ulcerate (Hippocrates and medical writers); passive to be ulcerated; perfect participle passive ἡλκωμένος (L T Tr WH εἱλκωμένος (WHs Appendix, p. 161; Winers Grammar, § 12, 8; Buttmann, 34 (30))), full of sores: Luke 16:20 (Xenophon, de re. eq. 1, 4; 5, 1).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἑλκόω , - ;

1. to wound.

2. to ulcerate; pass., to suffer from sores: pf. ptcp., εἱλκωμίνος (Rec. ἡλκ -), EV, full of sores, Luke 16:20.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ειλκωμενος εἱλκωμένος ηλκωμένος eilkomenos eilkōmenos heilkomenos heilkoménos heilkōmenos heilkōménos
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