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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2870 - κοπετός
- lamentation with beating of the breast as a sign of grief
noise, Eup. 347; esp. of lamentation, = κομμός, Acts 8:2, Plu. Fab. 17 (pl.), AP 11.122 (Nicarch.).
κοπετός, κοπετοῦ, ὁ (from κόπτομαι, see κόπτω), the Sept. for מִסְפֵּד; Latinplanctus, i. e. lamentation with beating of the breast as n sign of grief: κοπετόν ποιεῖσθαι ἐπί τίνι, Acts 8:2; ἐπί τινα, Zechariah 12:10. (Eupolis in Bekker's annott. ad Etym. Magn., p. 776; Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 11, 31; Plutarch, Fab. 17.)
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κοπετός , -οῦ , ὁ
(< κόπτω , mid.),
[in LXX chiefly for H4553;]
= cl. κομμός , a beating of the head and breast, lamentation: seq. ἐπί c. dat. pers., Acts 8:2.†
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For this familiar LXX word, which in the NT is confined to Acts 8:2, we may compare Kaibel 345.3 f.—
μῆτερ ἐμή, θρήν [ων ἀ ]ποπαύεο, λ [ῆ ]ξον ὀδυρμῶν
κ [αὶ ] κοπετῶν · Ἀῒδης οἶκ [τ ]ον ἀποστ [ρέφ ]εται.
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