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ἀσφα^λίζω Plb.18.30.3:—mostly in Med., fut.
A.-ιοῦμαιJ.BJ2.21.4, but “-ίσομαιId.AJ13.5.11, and so D.S.20.24: pf. “ἠσφάλισμαιPlb.5.43.6: plpf. ἠσφάλιστο ib.7.12: aor. “ἠσφαλισάμηνId.2.22.11; “ἠσφαλίσθηνJ.Vit.62: some of these tenses are used in pass. sense (v. infr.):—fortify,τὸν τόπονPlb.18.30.3, etc.:—Pass., Id.1.42.7, 4.70.9, Ev.Matt.27.64.
b. secure, BGU829.9 (i A. D.).
2. more freq. in Med., secure,ἑαυτόνEpicur.Fr.215; τὰς εἰσβολάς, τὴν χώραν, etc., Plb.2.65.6, 4.60.5, etc.; “τόπουςHero Bel.101.7; “τὸν ὕσπληγγαCIG 2824 (Aphrodisias); shut up, close,πύληνLXXNe.3.15; ὀφθαλμοὶ ἠσφαλισμένοι, opp. ἀνεῳγμένοι, Polem.Phgn.55; τοὺς πόδας ἠσφαλίσατο εἰς τὸ ξύλον made them fast, Act.Ap.16.24.
3. secure the person of, arrest,τινάPTeb.283.19 (i B.C.), cf. PRyl.68.19 (i B.C., Pass.); seize, τὰ γενήματα ib.53.29 (ii B.C.).
4. Med., certify, ib. 2.77.40 (ii A.D.).
II. Med., secure oneself against, ward off,τὰς καταφορὰς τῶν μαχαιρῶνPlb.6.23.4, cf. 9.3.3: abs., safeguard oneself, J.AJ13.5.10, POxy.1033.13 (iv A. D.).
2. metaph. in Rhet., safeguard a risky metaphor, “. τὰς μεταφοράςDemetr.Eloc.85:— Pass., λέξις ἠσφαλισμένη τοῖς συνδέσμοις ib.193. (The word is βάρβαρον acc. to AB456.)
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    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 13.5.10
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 13.5.11
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 2.21.4
    • Flavius Josephus, Life of Josephus, 62
    • New Testament, Matthew, 27.64
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.30.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.42.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.22.11
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.65.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.60.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.70.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.43.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.23.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.3.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 7.12
    • Old Testament, 2 Esdras, 3.15
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.24
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