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Strong's #4984 - σωματικός

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  1. corporeal, bodily
    1. having a bodily form or nature
    2. pertaining to the body
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σωμᾰτ-ικός, ή, όν,

of or for the body, bodily, opp. ψυχικός, ἔργα Arist. EN 1101b33; πάθη ib. 1173b9; ἡδοναί ib. 1104b5; τὰ ς. ἡδέα ib. 1152a5; πόνοι SIG 708.11 (Istropolis, ii B.C.); ἐργασίαι PFay. 21.10 (ii A.D.); ἀσθένεια BGU 1773.13 (i B.C.), PFlor. 51.5 (ii A.D.).

2. bodily, corporeal, opp. ἀσώματος, Arist. de An. 404b31, cf. Metaph. 987a4, Ph. 214a12, Ti. Locr. 96a; ς. ἐποίησαν τὰ δώδεκα ζῴδια κατὰ τὰ μέλη τοῦ ἀνθρώπου gave somatic application (cf. μελοθεσία 1.1) to.., Rhetor.in Cat. Cod.Astr. 1.143: Comp. -ώτερος Thphr. CP 1.14.3: Sup. σωμᾰτ-ώτατος Id. Sens. 37. Adv. -κῶς corporeally, Ph. 1.484, Colossians 2:9, Plu. 2.424e; ἀργυρικῶς ἢ ς. κολασθήσεται OGI 664.17 (Egypt, iii A.D.): Astrol. -κῶς, opp. 'in aspect', Ptol. Tetr. 52, 132, 147: Comp. -ώτερον S.E. P. 1.7.

3. forming a corpus, αἱ σποράδην καὶ οὐ ς. ζητήσεις D.L. 7.198.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σωματικός, σωματική, σωματικον (σῶμα), from Aristotle down, "corporeal (Vulg. corporalis), bodily;

a. having a bodily form or nature": σωματικῷ εἴδει, Luke 3:22 (opposed to ἀσώματος, Philo de opif. mund. § 4).

b. pertaining to the body: γυμνασία, 1 Timothy 4:8 (ἕξις, Josephus, b. j. 6, 1, 6: ἐπιθυμίαι σωματικαί, 4 Macc. 1:32; (ἐπιθυμίαι καί ἡδοναι, Aristotle, eth. Nic. 7, 7, p. 1149b, 26; others; ἀπέχου τῶν σαρκικῶν καί σωματικῶν σπιθυμιων, 'Teaching' etc. 1, 4 [ET])).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** σωματικός , - , -όν

(< σῶμα ),

[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 1:32; 4 Maccabees 3:1*;]

(a) of or for the body, bodily: γυμνασία , 1 Timothy 4:8;

(b) (opp. to ἀσώματος ) bodily, corporeal: εἶδος , Luke 3:22.†

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

";keeping,"; ";protection"; : cf. P Tebt I. 27.23 (B.C. 113) τῶν κατ [ ] τὴν τήρησιν τῶν καρπῶν κατ [ὰ τ ]ὸν ὑποδεικνύμενον τρόπον οἰκονομηθέντων, ";that the protection of the crops be managed in the manner directed"; (Edd.), P Oxy VII. 1070.51 (iii/A.D.) μὴ ἀμελήσῃς μὴ ἄρα ποτὲ θέλῃς μ ̣[ε ]τὰ σ ̣[ο ] [Ἡρ ]αε ̣ίδ ̣ι ̣ τὴν τήρησιν τῆς ὅλης οἰκίας παραδιδόναι, ";do not neglect this, lest indeed you choose to hand over the keeping of the whole house to Herais"; (Ed.), P Grenf II. 73.14 (late iii/A.D.) (= Selections, p. 118) τ ]αύτην παραδέδωκα τοῖς καλοῖς καὶ πιστοῖς ἐξ αὐτῶν τῶν νεκροτάφων εἰς τήρησιν, ";I have handed her over to the good and true men among the grave-diggers themselves that they may take care of her,"; and from the inscrr. Syll 314 (= .3683).60 (B.C. 140) πρὸς τὴν τήρησιν τοῦ ὕδατος.

For τήρησις = ";custody,"; ";imprisonment,"; as in Acts 4:3; Acts 5:18, cf. BGU II. 388iii. 7 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐκέλευσεν Σμάραγδον καὶ Ευκαιρον εἰς τὴν τήρησιν παραδοθῆναι.


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List of Word Forms
σωματικη σωματική σωματικὴ σωματικω σωματικώ σωματικῷ somatike somatikḕ sōmatikē sōmatikḕ somatiko sōmatikō somatikôi sōmatikō̂i
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