the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1669 - ἑλκόω
- to make sore, cause to ulcerate
- to be ulcerated
- full of sores
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.
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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* ἑλκόω , -ῶ ;
1. to wound.
2. to ulcerate; pass., to suffer from sores: pf. ptcp., εἱλκωμίνος (Rec. ἡλκ -), EV, full of sores, Luke 16:20.†
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