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Strong's #3172 - μεγαλωσύνη
- of the majesty of God
greatness, majesty, LXX 2 Samuel 7:21, al., Aristeas 192.
μεγαλωσύνη, μεγαλωσύνης, ἡ, only in Biblical and ecclesiastical writings (cf. Winers Grammar, 26, 95 (90); Buttmann, 73, and see ἀγαθωσύνη) (μέγας), the Sept. for גֹּדֶל and גְּדוּלָה; majesty: of the majesty of God, Hebrews 1:3; Hebrews 8:1; Jude 1:25 (so 2 Samuel 7:23; Psalm 144:3, 6
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† μεγαλωσύνη , -ης , ἡ (< μέγας ),
[in LXX chiefly for H1420 and cogn. forms, 2 Samuel 7:23, Psalms 145:3, al.;]
greatness, majesty: Hebrews 1:3; Hebrews 8:1, Judges 1:25 (elsewhere Eccl. only).†
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To the ordinary citations for this Biblical word we may add Aristeas 192 οὐ κατὰ τὰς ἁμαρτίας οὐδὲ τὴν μεγαλωσύνην τῆς ἰσχύος τύπτοντος αὐτούς, ἀλλ᾽ ἐπιεικείᾳ χρωμένου τοῦ θεοῦ, ";God does not smite them according to their sins nor according to the greatness of His might, but uses forbearance"; (Thackeray). See s.v. ἀγαθωσύνη, and A. C. Pearson Verbal Scholarship, p. 18 f.
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