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Strong's #5168 - τρυμαλιά

from a derivative of truo (to wear away, akin to the base of (G5134), (G5147) and (G5176))
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  1. a hole, (eye of the needle)
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Strong #: 2288 ‑ חָגוּ (khag‑awv');  4492 ‑ מִנְהָרָה (min‑haw‑raw');  5357 ‑ נָקִיק (naw‑keek');  5595 ‑ סָפָה (saw‑faw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τρῡμᾰλ-ιά, ἡ,

= cross τρύμη, hole, Sotad. 1 (sens. obsc.), LXX Jeremiah 13:4, al.; ἡ τ. τῆς ῥαφίδος the eye of the needle, Mark 10:25; βελόνης Maria ap.Zos.Alch. p.238 B.; mesh, Aesop. 26.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

τρυμαλιά, τρυμαλιᾶς, (equivalent to τρυμα, or τρύμη, from τρύω to wear away, perforate), a hole (eye of a needle): Mark 10:25, and R G in Luke 18:25. (Judges 15:11; Jeremiah 13:4; Jeremiah 16:16; Sotades in Plutarch, mor., p. 11 a. (i. e., de educ. puer. § 14); Geoponica.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

τρυμαλιά , -ᾶς ,

(<τρύω , to wear away),

[in LXX: Jeremiah 13:4 (H5357), etc.;] = τρύμη , a hole: τ . ῥαφίδος , eye of a needle, Mark 10:25.†

SYN.: τρῆμα G5169, τρύπημα G5169.

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";a beast of burden,"; confined in the LXX and NT (Matthew 21:5 LXX, 2 Peter 2:16) to a he-ass, cf. P Cairo Zen I.59075.4 (B.C. 257) ( = Deissmann LAE2, p. 162) ἀπέσταλκα. . τὸν παρ᾽ ἡμῶν. . [ἄγοντα τὸν δεῖνα ] ἵππους δύο. . . ̣̣π ̣ο ̣ζ ̣υ ̣γ ̣ι ̣α ̣ [ ]ρ ̣α ̣βι ̣κὰ λευκὰ δύο. . ., ";I have sent N.N., one or our men, bringing two horses, iwo white Arabian asses . . ."; (Deissmann), and P Hib I. 34.3, .5 (B.C. 243–2), and 73.9 (same date), where ὑποζύγιον and ὄνος are interchanged. See also P Petr III. 26.5 (iii/B.C.) βοῦς ἢ ὑποζύγιον ἢ πρόβατον, and other exx. in Mayser Gr. II. i. p. 31.

The reference may be more general in such passages as PSI IV. 359.6 (B.C. 252–1) ὑποζύγια καὶ σάκκους, P Lille I. 13.2 (B.C. 244–3) ὑποζυγίων πεντήκοντα ἐφεστηκότων, and P Tebt II. 92.13 (late ii/ B.C.) ἐντ [εῦθ ]εν κατάγεται δι᾽ ὑποζυγίων, ";(the corn) is thence transported by beasts of burden"; (Edd.).


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List of Word Forms
τετρυπημένον τρυμαλιά τρυμαλιάν τρυμαλιας τρυμαλιάς τρυμαλιᾶς τρυμαλιών τρυπήσει τρυπήσεις trumalias trymalias trymaliâs
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