the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #524 - ἀπαλγέω
- to cease to feel pain or grief
- to bear troubles with greater equanimity, cease to feel pain at
- to become callous, insensible to pain, apathetic
I put away sorrow for, τὰ ἴδια Th. 2.61; ἀ. τὸ πένθος Plu. Cleom. 22; τὸ πάθος Procop. Arc. 16.
II generally, to be despondent, ἀ. ταῖς ἐλπίσιν Plb. 9.40.4; πρὸς ἐλπίδα D.C. 48.37: abs., Plb. 1.35.5, Ephesians 4:19.
ἀπαλγέω, ἀπάλγω: (perfect participle ἀπηλγηκως); to cease to feel pain or grief;
a. to bear troubles, with greater equanimity, cease to feel pain at: Thucydides 2, 61 etc.
b. to become callous, insensible to pain, apathetic: so those who have become insensible to truth and honor and shame are called ἀπηλγηκότες (A. V. past feeling) in Ephesians 4:19. (Polybius 1, 35, 5 ἀπηλγηκυιας ψυχάς dispirited and useless for war (cf. Polybius 16, 12, 7).)
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* ἀπ -αλγέω , -ῶ ,
1. prop., to cease to feel pain for (Thuc., ii, 61).
2. In late Gk.
(a) to despair (Polyb., i, 35, 5);
(b) to become callous, reckless (Polyb., xvi, 12, 7; MM, VGT, s.v.): Ephesians 4:19.†
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To Grimm-Thayer’s reff. for this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (Ephesians 4:19 ἀπηλγηκότες, but ἀπηλπικότες DG etc.) in its Hellenistic sense of ";to despair"; or ";become callous,"; add Dion Cass. xlviii. 37 ἀ. πρὸς τὴν ἐλπίδα.
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