the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2852 - κολαφίζω
- to strike with the fist, give one a blow with the fist
- to maltreat, treat with violence and contumely
slap, buffet, τινα Matthew 26:67, Sammelb. 6263.23: — Pass., 1 Corinthians 4:11.
κολαφίζω; 1 aorist ἐκολαφισα; present passive κολαφίζομαι; (κόλαφος a fist, and this from κολάπτω to peck, strike); to strike with the fist, give one a blow with the fist (Terence, colaphum infringo, Quintfl. col. duco) (A. V. to buffet): τινα, Matthew 26:67; Mark 14:65; as a specific term for a general, equivalent to to maltreat, treat with violence and contumely, 2 Corinthians 12:7; present passive, 1 Corinthians 4:11; 1 Peter 2:20. (Elsewhere only in ecclesiastical writings.) The word is fully discussed by Fischer, De vitiis lexamples N. T. etc., p. 67ff; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 175f.
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(< κόλαφος = Att.., κόνδυλοι , the knuckles, the closed fist),
to strike with the fist, to buffet: Matthew 26:67, Mark 14:65, 2 Corinthians 12:7; pass., 1 Corinthians 4:11, 1 Peter 2:20.†
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