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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2551 - κακολογέω
- to speak evil of, revile, abuse, one
- to curse
revile, abuse, τινα Lys. 8.5, Isoc. 6.98, Hyp. Fr. 25, LXX Exodus 21:16(17), Matthew 15:4, al.: abs., D. 36.61: — Pass., Gorg. Hel. 7, PFay. 12.15 (ii B.C.).
κακολογέω, κακολόγω; 1 aorist infinitive κακολογῆσαί; (κακολόγος); equivalent to κακῶς λέγω (which the old grammarians prefer, see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 200);
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κακολογέω , -ῶ
(< κακολόγος , slanderous),
[in LXX: Exodus 21:16; Exodus 22:28, 1 Samuel 3:13, Proverbs 20:20, Ezekiel 22:7 (H7043 pi., hi.), 2 Maccabees 4:1*;]
to speak ill of, revile, abuse: c. acc pers., Matthew 15:4, Mark 7:10 (LXX) Mark 9:39; c. acc rei, Acts 19:9.†
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For this verb, which in the NT seems always to be used in the weaker sense of ";speak evil of,"; cf. P Fay 12.15 (c. B.C. 103) ο [ὐ ] τυχόντως πλεῖστα κακολογηθείς, ";abused . . . in the most unmeasured terms"; (Edd.), P Ryl II. 150.9 (A.D. 40) ὕβρισεν οὐ μετρίως καὶ ἐκακολόγησεν πολλὰ καὶ ἀ [σ ]χήμονα, ";insulted me immoderately with much shameful abuse"; (Edd.). The subst. occurs in P Tebt I. 24.77 (B.C. 117) τῆς προσεσχηκυίας αὐτ ̣[οῖ ]ς κακολογίας.
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