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Strong's #3890 - παραμύθιον

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  1. persuasive address
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

παραμῡθ-ιον, τό,

address, exhortation, Pl. Lg. 773e, 880a (both pl.); encouragement, τοῦ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι Id. Euthd. 272b.

2. assuagement, abatement of, καμάτων S. El. 130 (lyr.); πυρσῶν of the fires of love, Theoc. 23.7; ἐλπὶς κινδύνῳ π. οὖσα Th. 5.103; παραμύθια ποιήσασθαι τῆς ὁδοῦ Pl. Lg. 632e, cf. 704d; τοῖς γὰρ πλουσίοις πολλὰ π. φασιν εἶναι many consolations, Id. R. 329e, cf. Phdr. 240d, Phld. Mort. 19; λύπης παραμύθιον Epigr.Gr. 298.7 (Teos), cf. IG 3.768a.

3. παραμύθια πλησμονῆς stimulants of a sated appetite, Pl. Criti. 115b.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παραμύθιον, παραμυθου, τό, (παραμυθέομαι),persuasive address: Philippians 2:1. (consolation, Wis. 3:18 and often in Greek writings (from Sophocles, Thucydides, Plato on).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** παραμύθιον , -ου , τό

(<παραμυθέομαι ),

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 3:18*;]

1. an exhortation, persuasion, encouragement: Philippians 2:1 (cf. Plat., Legg., vi, 773 E, al.; v. Lft. and ICC, Phi., l.c.).

2. assuagement, abatement, hence, consolation (Wis, l.c., and freq. in cl.).†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";cut off with an axe"; (Revelation 20:4) : cf. Polyb. i. 7. 12 μαστιγώσαντες ἅπαντας κατὰ τὸ παρ᾽ αὐτοῖς ἔθος ἐπελέκισαν, and the corr. verb πελεκόω in Apol. Arist. 13 πριζομένους καὶ πελεκουμένους. For πέλεκυς, ";axe"; (Lat. securis), cf. PSI V. 506.7 (A.D. 257–6) εἰς τὴν ξυλοκοπίαν πελέκεις δέκα, and for πελέκημα, ";chipped-stone,"; cf. P Oxy III. 498.23, .26 (ii/A.D.) See also Luckhard Privathaus, P. 33 f.


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List of Word Forms
παραμυθιον παραμύθιον παρανηλώμεθα paramuthion paramythion paramýthion