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βρέχω , fut.
A.-ξωLXX Am.4.7, al., (ἀπο-) Gal.6.591, etc.: aor. “ἔβρεξαHp.Mul.1.78, Pl.Phdr.254c, X.An.4.3.12, etc.:—Pass., fut. “βρα^χήσομαιLXX Is.34.3: aor. “ἐβρέχθηνE.El.326, X.An.1.4.17, etc.: aor. 2 ἐβράχην [α^] Hp.Mul.1.80, Arist.Pr.906b26, Sotion p.190 W., Gal.6.270, Anacreont.31.26; but “ἐβρέχηνPGiss.160v12 (ii A. D.), Wilcken Chr.341.6 (ii A. D.): pf. “βέβρεγμαιPi.O.6.55, Hp.Acut.(Sp.47:—wet, of persons walking through water, “τὸ γόνυHdt.1.189; “τοὺς πόδαςPl.Phdr.229a; steep in water, Hp.VM 3; “ἐν οἴνῳId.Fract.29; β. χρυσέαις νιφάδεσσι πόλιν shower wealth upon it, Pi.O.7.34; “δακρύοισιν ἔβρεξαν ὅλον τάφονIG14.1422; “β. ἐν δάκρυσι τὴν στρωμνήνLXX Ps.6.7, cf. 77(78).27:—Pass., get wet, “βρεχόμενοι πρὸς τὸν ὀμφαλόνX.An.4.5.2; βρέχεσθαι ἐν ὕδατι to be bathed in sweat or drench themselves, Hdt.3.104 (so “ἱδρῶτι β. τὴν ψυχήνPl.Phdr.254c); βεβρεγμένος filled with water, opp. διερός, Arist.GC330a17; of sponges, Id.Mete.386b5; “ἄλφιτα β. ἐν ὕδατιHp.Mul.2.110; to be rained upon, Plb.16.12.3; “ὄμβροιςStr. 15.1.13; esp. in Egypt of the inundation of the Nile, “τὰ βρεχέντα πεδίαPFlor.331.6 (ii A. D.); βεβρεγμένη (sc. γῆ) PTeb.71.2 (ii B. C.), OGI669.57 (i A. D.); “γῆ οὐ βρεχομένηLXX Ez.22.24:—but also intr. in Act., to be inundated, PPetr.3p.119 (iii B. C.), PTeb.106.19 (ii B. C.): metaph., ἀκτῖσι βεβρεγμένος steeped, bathed in light, Pi.O. 6.55; “σιγᾷ βρέχεσθαιId.Fr.240; of hard drinkers, “μέθῃ βρεχθείςE.El.326; βεβρεγμένος tipsy, Eub.126.
II. rain, send rain, Ev. Matt.5.45; “Ζεὺς ἔβρεχεPOxy.1482.6 (ii A. D.): c. acc., “ἔβρεξε Κύριος χάλαζανLXX Ex.9.23; θεῖον ib.Ge.19.24, cf. Ev.Luc.17.29; ἄρτους Al.Ex.16.4.
2. impers., βρέχει it rains, Telecl.54, Ep.Jac.5.17; “ὅταν βρέχῃArr.Epict.1.6.26; also “ἵνα ὑετὸς βρέχῃApoc.11.6.
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    • Euripides, Electra, 326
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.189
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.104
    • Old Testament, Amos, 4.7
    • New Testament, Revelation, 11.6
    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 22.24
    • New Testament, Luke, 17.29
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 254c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 229a
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.13
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.4.17
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.3.12
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.5.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.12.3
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 29
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 3
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 9.23
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 19.24
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 34.3
    • New Testament, James, 5.17
    • Old Testament, Psalm, 6.7
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