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χθές , Adv. (lengthd. ἐχθές (q.v.); where the word occurs in
A.NT, Ev.Jo.4.52, Act.Ap.7.28, Ep.Hebr.13.8, codd. vary betw. ἐχθές and χθές; χθές is not found in Ptolemaic papyri, but in PLond.2.161.8 (iii A. D.)):—yesterday, h.Merc.273, Th.3.113, Pl.R.327a, Smp.174a, etc.: freq. placed between Art. and Subst., χ. ὁμολογία, οἱ χ. λόγοι, Pl.Sph.216a, Ti.26e; “τῇ χ. ἡμέρᾳPlu.2.773e; χ. μὲν . . , τὰ νῦν δὲ . . Pl.Ti.17a: freq. πρώην τε καὶ χ., χ. καὶ πρώην, v. πρώην 11; χ. καὶ τρίτην ἡμέραν v.l. in X.Cyr.6.3.11, cf. LXX Ge.31.2. (Cf. Skt. hyás 'yesterday', Lat. heri, hesternus, OHG. gestaron 'yesterday', etc.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • New Testament, Acts, 7.28
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 31.2
    • Plato, Republic, 327a
    • Plato, Sophist, 216a
    • Plato, Symposium, 174a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 17a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 26e
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.113
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.3.11
    • New Testament, Hebrews, 13.8
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