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[1124] μεριμνῶν In classical Greek μεριμνᾶν is usu. “to give one's thought to a question ” (as of philosophy, Xen. Mem. 4.7.6τὸν ταῦτα μεριμνῶντα);” here merely = “to be occupied with ”: cp. Xen. Cyrop. 8.7.12τὸ πολλὰ μεριμνᾶν”: and so in the 1 Cor. 7.33 μεριμνᾷ τὰ τοῦ κόσμου.

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