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θρησκ-εία , Ion. θρησκ-είη , , (θρησκεύω)
A.religious worship, cult, ritual, περὶ τὰ ἱρὰ θ. Hdt.2.18, IG12(5).141.5 (Paros, iii B.C.), J.AJ17.9.3, etc.; “τοῦ ἈπόλλωνοςSIG801 D (Delph., i A.D.); περί τινος θ. ib. 867.48 (Ephesus, ii A.D.): pl., rites, Hdt.2.37, D.H.2.63, PGnom. 185 (ii A.D.), Wilcken Chr.72 (iii A.D.).
2. religion, service of God, LXX Wi.14.18, Act.Ap.26.5, Ep.Jac.1.26; “θ. τοῦ θεοῦ μία ἐστί, μὴ εἶναι κακόνCorp.Herm.12 fin.; ἑκατέρα θ., i.e. Christianity and Paganism, Them.Or.5.69c; θ. τῶν ἀγγέλων worshipping of angels, Ep.Col.2.18.
3. in bad sense, religious formalism, “ἀντὶ ὁσιότητοςPh.1.195; θ. βιωτική vulgar superstition, Sor.1.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.18
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.37
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 17.9.3
    • New Testament, Colossians, 2.18
    • New Testament, Acts, 26.5
    • New Testament, James, 1.26
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.63
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