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ῥέμβ-ω ,
A.turn round and round, Act. ῥέμβει: πλανᾶται, Gal.19.134:—Pass., aor. inf. “ῥεμφθῆναιHsch.
II. Med. ῥέμβομαι , roam, rove, roll about, Men.481.15, PCair.Zen.447.10 (iii B.C.), Ptol.Euerg.3J., POxy.1581.6(ii A.D.), D.Chr.62.7; ἔξω . LXX Pr.7.12; “ἀπὸ τοῦ στρατοπέδουPlu.Fab.20; “ἐν ΠειραιεῖId.Dem. 6; “εἰν ἁλίAP9.415 (Antiphil.); ὄμμασι ib.5.288 (Agath.): metaph., to be unsteady, act at random, “ἐν τοῖς πράγμασιPlu.Pomp.20; “ἐν εἰδώλοις καὶ σκιαῖςId.2.80f; of food eaten without an appetite, ib. 664a; ῥέμβεται λέξις is vague, S.E.M.2.52. (Cf. Lith. reñgtis 'bend, curve (intr.)'.)
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    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 7.12
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