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προσφορ-ά , , (προσφέρω)
A.bringing to, applying, “τῶν κλιμάκωνPlb. 5.16.7; application, use, Pl.Lg.638c.
2. presenting, offering, ib. 792a; οἱ ἄρτοι τῆς π. shewbread, LXX 3 Ki.7.48.
II. (from Pass.) that which is added, increase, “τῶν ἡμαρτημένων ἄκη μέν ἐστι π. δ᾽ οὐκ ἔστ᾽ ἔτιS.OC1270; bounty, benefit, ib.581; wedding present, Thphr. Char.30.19; offering, LXXPs.39(40).7, al., Act.Ap.21.26: pl., ib.24.17, J.AJ11.4.1, Stud.Pal.1.7.27 (v A.D.), etc.; offerings for the dead, PMonac.8.5,23 (vi A.D.), PLond.5.1708.62 (vi A.D.); deed of gift, esp. of donatio propter nuptias, Mitteis Chr.288.8 (ii A.D.), PTeb.351.1 (ii A.D.), PRyl.155.20 (ii A.D.).
2. income, revenue, Antipho Fr. 31, J.AJ19.8.2.
III. (from Med.) taking of food, Arist.Somn.Vig. 458a22, Metaph.1000a14, Thphr.HP7.9.4, 8.4.4, Od.5; τοῦ ὑγροῦ π. Arist.PA671a13; “πόσεις καὶ -φοραίPlu.2.129e.
2. food, victuals, Hp.Aph.2.33 (pl.), Thphr.CP4.9.6, Orph.Fr.49.87.
3. flavour, Thphr.HP4.8.11, Ath.1.33f; bouquet, Thphr.HP9.19.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 11.4.1
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 19.8.2
    • Plato, Laws, 638c
    • Plato, Laws, 792a
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1270
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 581
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 30.19
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.16.7
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 2.33
    • Old Testament, 1 Kings, 7.48
    • New Testament, Acts, 21.26
    • New Testament, Acts, 24.17
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