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Strong's #4015 - περιαστράπτω

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  1. to flash around, shine about
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


flash around, φῶς π. τινά Acts 9:3, cf. Jul. Or. 4.131a; περί τινα Acts 22:6 : abs., ἄγγελοι περιαστράπτοντες τοῖς ὅπλοις LXX 4 Maccabees 4:10 .

2. dazzle, ὁ ἀνὴρ περιαστράπτεται ὑπὸ κάλλους is dazzled with beauty, Junc. ap. Stob. 4.50.95, cf. Gal. 19.220.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

περιαστράπτω: 1 aorist περιηστραψα (Relz L περιεστραψα (see Buttmann, 34f (30) and Tdf.s note)), to flash around, shine about, (περί, III. 1): τινα, Acts 9:3; περί τινα, Acts 22:6. ((4 Macc. 4:10); ecclesiastical and Byzantine writings.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† περι -αστράπτω ,

[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 4:10*;]

to flash around: c. acc, Acts 9:3; seq. περί Acts 22:6 (Eccl, and Byzant.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The metaphorical use of this verb = ";broaden,"; ";enlarge,"; as in 2 Corinthians 6:11; 2 Corinthians 6:13, finds at least a partial parallel in a fragment of an ";Index"; of the Digest, PSI I. 55.74 (vi/A.D.) δύνατ (αι) . . . ̣κατ᾽ ἀρχὰς πλατύνεσθ (αι) η ̣̔ ̣γω (γή).


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List of Word Forms
περιαστραψαι περιαστράψαι περιηστραψεν περιήστραψεν periastrapsai periastrápsai periestrapsen periēstrapsen periḗstrapsen