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ῥομφαία , ,
A.large, broad sword, used by the Thracians, “ὀρθὰς . βαρυσιδήρους ἀπὸ τῶν δεξιῶν ὤμων ἐπισείοντεςPlu.Aem.18, cf. Phylarch. Fr.57 J., Arr.Fr.103J.: generally, sword, LXX Ge.3.24, al., Ev.Luc.2.35, Apoc.6.8, Jul.Ep.89b; of the sword of Goliath, LXX 1 Ki. 17.51, J.AJ6.12.4.
II. = νυκτερίς, Cyran.36.
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    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 6.12.4
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 3.24
    • New Testament, Luke, 2.35
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 17.51
    • New Testament, Revelation, 6.8
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 18
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