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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4504 - Ῥοῦφος
Rufus = "red"
- name of a certain Christian
Ῥοῦφος , -ου , ὁ
Rufus: Mark 15:21, Romans 16:13.†
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";iron"; (Revelation 18:12) : P Cairo Zen II. 59144.10 (B.C. 256) τῶν ι ¯ τα (λάντων) τ ̣[οῦ σιδήρ ]ου, ";ten talents of iron,"; P Petr II. 13(1).10 (B.C. 258–253) τὸν σίδηρον ἐνέχυρα θήσουσιν, ";they will put their iron (tools) in pledge"; (Ed.), and P Oxy I. 84.14 (A.D. 316) payment ὑπὲρ τιμῆς σιδή [ρο ]υ ἐνεργοῦ, ";for the price of wrought iron."; This last document shows us also σιδηροχαλκεύς, and P Lond 121.356 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 95) σιδηρόψυχος, both adjectives new to the lexicons. See also BGU I. 40.6 (undated) σιδηροφάγος (not in LS8). For a subst. σιδήριον cf. P Oxy VII. 1066.20 (iii/A.D.) τὰ σι ]δήρια, ";the iron tools,"; and for σιδήρωσις ";iron work"; see ib. IX. 1208.14 (A.D. 291) with reference to a machine fitted πάσῃ ξ ̣υ ̣λ ̣ικῇ καταρτείᾳ καὶ σιδη [ρ ]ω ̣σ ̣ει, ";with all wood-work and iron-work."; The verb occurs in the fragmentary P Lond 422 (c. A.D. 350) (= II. p. 318), where directions are given to arrest a man and σιδηρῶσαι αὐτόν, ";put him in irons,"; on a charge of selling stolen camels. MGr σίδερο.
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