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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #34 - ἀγέλη
ἀγέλ-η, ἡ, (ἄγω)
I herd, of horses, Il. 19.281; elsewhere in Hom. always of oxen and kine, Il. 11.678, etc., cf. βούνομος· — also, any herd or company, συῶν ἀ. Hes. Sc. 168; ἀ. παρθένων Pi. Fr. 112; μαινάδων E. Ba. 1022; πτηνῶν ἀγέλαι S. Aj. 168, E. Ion 106; shoal of fish, Opp. H. 3.639: metaph., πόνων ἀγέλαι E. HF 1276: — also in Pl. R. 451c, Arist. HA 570a27, etc., but rare in early Prose.
II in Crete and at Sparta, bands in which boys were trained, Ephor. 64, Plu. Lyc. 16, Heraclid. Pol. 15, GDI 4952 (Dreros), etc.; νέων ἀ. Epigr.Gr. 223.8 (Miletus); ἀϊθέων ib.239 (Smyrna).
III = ἀστρικαὶ σφαῖραι Theol.Ar. 43.6.
ἀγέλη , -ης , ἡ
[in LXX chiefly for H5739;]
a herd: Matthew 8:30-32 Mark 5:11; Mark 5:13 Luke 8:32-33.†
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
The noun occurs twice in a farm account, P Lond 1171 (B.C. 8) ( = III. p. 177). For the adjective ἀγελαῖος, see Syll 587.209 (iv/B.C.) κεραμίδες ἀγελαῖαι, with Dittenberger’s note.
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