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Strong's #4968 - σφάγιον

from a derivative of (G4967)
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  1. that which is destined for slaughter, a victim
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2113 ‑ זְוָעָה (zev‑aw‑aw');  2874 ‑ טֶבַח (teh'‑bakh);  5071 ‑ נְדָבָה (ned‑aw‑baw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σφᾰγ-ιον, τό,

victim, offering, σφάγιον ἔθετο ματέρα E. Or. 842 (lyr.); σὴν παῖδ' Ἀχιλεῖ ς. θέσθαι Id. Hec. 109 (anap.); διδόναι τύμβῳ ς. ib. 119 (anap.); ἑαυτὰς ἔδοσαν σφάγιον τοῖς πολίταις ὑπὲρ τῆς χώρας D. 60.29: mostly in pl., σφάγια παρθένους κτανεῖν E. Ion 278; τὰ ς. ἐγίνετο καλά Hdt. 6.112, cf. A. Th. 379, X. An. 1.8.15; οὐ γάρ σφι ἐγίνετο τὰ ς. χρηστά Hdt. 9.61, cf. 62; τὰ ς. οὐ δύναται καταθύμια γενέσθαι ib. 45; τῶν ς. οὐ γινομένων (without any Adj.) not proving favourable, ib. 61; ς. ἔρδειν, τέμνειν, A. Th. 230, E. Supp. 1196; προφέρειν Th. 6.69; ἅπτεσθαι τῶν ς Antipho 5.12; τὰ ς. δέξαι, addressed to a goddess, Ar. Lys. 204.

2. in E. also, slaughter, sacrifice, δοῦλα σφάγια Hec. 135 (anap.); σφάγια τέκνων Or. 815 (lyr.), cf. 658.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σφάγιον, σφαγιου, τό (σφαγή), from Aeschylus and Herodotus down, that which is destined for slaughter, a victim (A. V. slain beast): Acts 7:42 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 512 (477)) (Amos 5:25; Ezekiel 21:10).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σφάγιον , -ου , τό

(< σφαγή ),

[in LXX: Amos 5:25 (H2077), Ezekiel 21:10; Ezekiel 21:15; Ezekiel 21:28 (H2874), Leviticus 22:23 (H5071) *;]

a victim for slaughter: Acts 7:42 (LXX).†

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

";with four corners,"; ";square"; (Hesych. τετραντίας · τετράγωνος καὶ ἰσχυρός) occurs in Revelation 21:16 : cf. PSI VI. 677.11 (iii/B.C.) στρω ?]μ ̣άτιον τετρά [γ ]ων ̣ον α ̄, BGU IV. 1167.32 (B.C. 12) ἐν τῇ τετραγώ (νῳ) στοᾷ, ib. I. 162.12 (temple-inventory—ii/iii A.D.) βωμίσκιον ἀργυροῦν μεικρὸ [ν τε ]τ [ράγωνον, P Lond 46.401 (hymn to Hermes—iv/A.D.) (= I. p. 78) στρονγύλε καὶ τετράγωνε λόγων ἀρχήγετα γλώσσης, and from the inscrr. OGIS 90.45 (Rosetta stone—B.C. 196) ἐπὶ τοῦ περὶ τὰς βασιλείας τετραγώνου. MGr τετράγωνο, ";square,";

For τετραγωνίας in a personal description = ";square-built,"; ";robust,"; see P Petr III. 12.21 (a Will—B.C. 234) λευκόχρως τετρα [γω ]νίας τ [ετανός, and for τετραγωνισμός, ";a squaring,"; see P Magd 29.6 (B.C. 218) αὐτὸς δ [ ] ἐν τετραγωνισμῶι τὰ αὑτοῦ ἕχει, with reference to a partition of property.


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List of Word Forms
έσφαλε έσφαλεν σφαγια σφάγια σφαιρωτήρ σφαιρωτήρες σφακελίζοντας σφακελίζοντες σφάλαι σφαλεραί σφαλή σφάλμα σφαλούσιν σφυρωτήρος sphagia sphágia
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