the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #3014 - λέπρα
- a most offensive, annoying, dangerous, cutaneous disease, the virus of which generally pervades the whole body, common in Egypt and the East
Ion. λέπρ-ρη, ἡ, (λεπίς)
leprosy, which makes the skin scaly, Hdt. 1.138, Hp. Aph. 3.20 (pl.), Prorrh. 2.43 (pl.), Epid. 5.9 (sg.), Morb. 1.3 (sg.), Arist. Pr. 887a34, Thphr. Char. 19.2, Sud. 14, LXX Leviticus 13:2.
λέπρα, λέπρας, ἡ (from the adjective λεπρός, which see), Hebrew צָרַעַת, leprosy (literally, morbid scaliness), a most offensive, annoying, dangerous, cutaneous disease, the virus of which generally pervades the whole body; common in Egypt and the East (Leviticus 13f): Matthew 8:3; Mark 1:42; Luke 5:12f (Herodotus, Theophrastus, Josephus, Plutarch, others) (Cf. Orelli in Herzog 2 under the word Aussatz; Greenhill in Bible Educator 4:76f, 174f; Ginsburg in Alex.'s Kitto under the word; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah i., 492ff; McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia,
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λέπρα , -ας , ἡ
(< λεπρός ),
[in LXX for H6883;]
leprosy: Matthew 8:3, Mark 1:42, Luke 5:12-13†
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