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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #359 - ἀνάλυσις
- an unloosing (as of things woven)
- a dissolving (into separate parts)
- a metaphor drawn from loosing from moorings preparatory to setting sail
ἀνάλῠ-σις, εως, ἡ,
1. loosing, releasing, κακῶν from evils, S. El. 142 (lyr.); ὅρκων Timae. 23.
2. dissolving, Arist. Mu. 394b17, Plu. 2.915c (pl.); σώματος, of death, Secund. Sent. 19.
3. resolution of a problem by the analysis of its conditions, opp. σύνθεσις, Arist. EN 1112b23; esp. in Math., Phld. Acad.Ind. 17, Papp. 634.11, Procl. in Euc. p.43 F.
4. in the Logic of Arist., reduction of the imperfect figures into the perfect one, APr. 51a18, al., Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.7.
5. solution of a problem, etc., Plu. Rom ch 12
II (from Pass.) retrogression, Id. 2.76d; retirement, departure, J. AJ 19.4.1; death (cf. ἀναλύω 111), 2 Timothy 4:6.
ἀνάλυσις, ἀναλύσεώς, ἡ (ἀναλύω, which see);
1. an unloosing (as of things woven), a dissolving (into separate parts).
2. departure (a metaphor drawn from loosing from moorings preparatory to setting sail, cf. Homer, Odyssey 15, 548; (or, according to others, from breaking up an encampment; cf. Lightfoot on Philippians 1:23)), German Aufbruch: 2 Timothy 4:6 (departure from life; Philo in Flacc. § 21 (p. 544, Mang. edition) ἡ ἐκ τοῦ βίου τελευταῖα ἀνάλυσις; (Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 44, 5 [ET] ἔγκαρπον καί τελείαν ἔσχον τήν ἀναλυσιν; Eusebius, h. e. 3, 32, 1 μαρτυρίῳ τόν βίον ἀναλῦσαι, cf. 3, 34). Cf. ἀνάλυσις ἀπό συνουσιας, Josephus, Antiquities 19, 4, 1).
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* ἀνά -λυσις , -εως , ἡ
(< ἀναλύω ),
a loosing, e.g. of a vessel from its moorings, hence, departure: from life, 2 Timothy 4:6.†
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