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παράκειμαι , poet. πάρκειμαι Pi. (v. infr.): Ep. impf.
A.παρεκέσκετοOd.14.521:—used as Pass. to παρατίθημι, lie beside or before, “ἔτι καὶ παρέκειτο τράπεζαIl.24.476; “ὀϊστόν, οἱ παρέκειτο τραπέζῃOd.21.416, cf. Pherecr. 108.17, Telecl.1.7, etc.; “ παρακειμένη τροφήArist.HA599a25: generally, to be at hand, available, “οἷα τέκτοσιν ἡμῖν ὕλη παράκειταιPl.Ti.69a; to be adjacent, c. dat., PTeb.74.56 (ii B. C.): metaph., ὑμῖν παράκειται ἐναντίον ἠὲ μάχεσθαι φεύγειν the choice is before you, to fight or flee, Od.22.65; “ἔρδειν . . ἀμηχανίη παράκειταιThgn.685; ἅμα παρακεῖσθαι λύπας τε καὶ ἡδονάς lie side by side, Pl. Phlb.41d: freq. in part., Ἀΐδᾳ παρακείμενος lying at death's door, S. Ph.861 (lyr.); παρκείμενον τέρας the present marvel, Pi.O.13.73; τὸ παρκείμενον the present, Id.N.3.75; “ἱκανὰ τὰ κακὰ καὶ τὰ παρακείμεναAr.Lys.1048; “τὰ π. ὕδαταPTeb.61(b).132 (ii B. C.); τὰ π., also, dishes on table, Amphis 30.6; “κλίνην . . παρακειμένην τε τὴν τράπεζανDiod. Com.2.10; π. πύλη the nearest gate, Plb.7.16.5; ἐν μνήμῃ παρακείμενα things present in memory, Pl.Phlb.19d; under discussion, “λόγοςPhld.Sign.16; obvious, Id.Rh.1.3,6 S.; to be closely connected with, παράκεινται τῇ μαθηματικῇ θεωρίᾳ τε θεολογικὴ ἐπιστήμη καὶ φυσική lamb.Comm.Math.28.
b. in legal phrases, to be attached or appended, of documents, BGU889.15 (ii A. D.); to be noted, scheduled, PTeb.27.7 (ii B. C.); to be preserved in a register or archive, PSI5.454.18 (iv A. D.), etc.
2. press on, urge, c. dat., “πυκνότερον ἡμῖν -κείμενοιLXX 3 Ma.7.3, cf. Plb.5.34.7.
3. metaph., lie prostrate, of absolute subjection, “π. πρὸ προσώπου σουLXX Ju.3.3.
4. to be permissible, Hp.Dent.15.
II. in Gramm., etc.:
1. to be laid down, mentioned in text-books, “τὰ σημεῖα οὐ παράκειταιPhilum. Ven.29; simply, to be cited, ἐκ τῶν Θεοφράστου Sch.Ar.Pl.720.
2. παρακείμενος (sc. χρόνος) the perfect tense, A.D.Synt.205.15.
3. ἀντίφρασίς ἐστι λέξις . . διὰ τοῦ π. τὸ ἐναντίον παριστῶσα, ex adjecto, as when the Furies are called Eumenides, Trypho Trop.2.15, cf. Ps.-Plu. Vit.Hom. 25.
4. of words, to be joined by juxtaposition (not composition, cf. “παράθεσις1.2), A.D.Synt.330.26, al.
5. to be interpolated, Gal. 18(1).58.
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    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 720
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.521
    • Homer, Odyssey, 21.416
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.65
    • Plato, Philebus, 19d
    • Plato, Philebus, 41d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 69a
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 861
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.476
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.34.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 7.16.5
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 1048
    • Old Testament, Judith, 3.3
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