the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #871 - ἀφομοιόω
- to cause a model to pass off into an image or shape like it
- to express itself in it, to copy
- to produce a facsimile
- to be made like, render similar
make like, τινί τι X. Eq. 9.9; τοῖς γράμμασι τὰ ἔργα Pl. Cra. 427c; μαινομένοις.. ἀ. αὑτούς Id. R. 396a; [ τῶν θεῶν] τὰ εἴδη ἑαυτοῖς ἀ. οἱ ἄνθρωποι Arist. Pol. 1252b27: —
I also in Med. or Pass., become or be made like, τινί Pl. R. 396b, al.; πρός τι Id. Sph. 240a, etc.
II compare, τινί τι Id. R. 517b, 564b.
III c. acc. rei, portray, of painters, X. Mem. 3.10.2: abs., make a copy, Pl. Cra. 424d.
ἀφομοιόω, ἀφομοιῶ: (perfect passive participle ἀφωμοιωμένος (on augment see WH's Appendix, p. 161)); "to cause a model to pass off (ἀπό) into an image or shape like it — to express itself in it" (cf. ἀπεικάζειν, ἀπεικονίζειν, ἀποπλάσσειν, ἀπομιμεῖσθαι); to copy; to produce a facsimile: τά καλά εἴδη, of painters, Xenophon, mem. 3, 10, 2; often in Plato. Passive to be made like, rendered similar: so Hebrews 7:3. (Epistle Jeremiah 4 (5), 62 (63), 70 (71); and in Plato.)
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** ἀφ -ομοιόω , -ῶ ,
[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 13:14, Ep. Jer 1:5, 63, 71*;]
to make like: pass., Hebrews 7:3.†
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