the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #443 - ἀνθρωποκτόνος
- a manslayer, murderer
I murdering men, homicide, E. IT 389, 1 John 3:15, John 8:44.
II proparox., ἀνθρωπόκτονος βορά feeding on slaughtered men, E. Cyc. 127.
ἀνθρωποκτόνος, ἀνθρωποκτονον (κτείνω to kill), a manslayer, murderer: John 8:44. contextually, to be deemed equal to a murderer, 1 John 3:15. (Euripides, Iph. T. (382) 389.) (Cf. Trench, § 83, and φονεύς.)
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* ἀνθρωποκτόνος , -ον
(< κτείνω , to kill),
a murderer, manslayer (Eur.; v. MM, VGT, s.v.): John 8:44, 1 John 3:16.†
SYN.: φονεύς G5406, ἀνδροφόνος G409 (v. Tr., Syn, § 83).
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ἀνθρωποκτόνος, for which only Euripides is cited, will be one of the words Hellenistic prose has taken over from poetical vocabulary. Murray gives the lines thus (1ph. Taur. 389)—
This land of murderers to its god hath given
Its own lust; evil dwelleth not in heaven.
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