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διαθήκη , , (διατίθημι)
A.disposition of property by will, testament, Ar.V.584,589, D.27.13, etc.; κατὰ διαθήκην by will, OGI753.8 (Cilicia), Test.Epict.4.8, BGU1113.5 (i B.C.), etc.: in pl., “διαθήκας διαθέσθαιLys.19.39; “θέσθαιCIG2690 (Iasus).
II. αἱ ἀπόρρητοι δ. mystic deposits on which the common weal depended, prob. oracles (cf. διαθέτης), Din.1.9 codd.
2. name of an eyesalve, because the recipe was deposited in a temple, Aët.7.118.
III. compact, covenant,ἢν μὴ διαθῶνται διαθήκην ἐμοίAr.Av.440; freq. in LXX, Ge. 6.18, al.; καινή, παλαιὰ δ., Ev.Luc.22.20, 2 Ep.Cor.3.14; disposition (with allusion to 1), Ep.Gal.3.15, cf. Ep.Hebr.9.15.
IV. = διάθεσις 11, “σώματος δ.Democr.9.
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 440
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 584
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 589
    • Demosthenes, Against Aphobus 1, 13
    • Lysias, On the Property of Aristophanes, 39
    • New Testament, Hebrews, 9.15
    • New Testament, Galatians, 3.15
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 6.18
    • New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 1
    • New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 3.14
    • New Testament, Hebrews, 11
    • New Testament, Luke, 22.20
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