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βιβλίον or βυβλίον , τό,
A.strip of βύβλος, Thphr.HP4.8.4: hence, paper, document, Hdt.1.123, 3.128, Ar.Av.974, etc.; “τὸ β. τοῦ ψηφίσματοςIG22.1.61; β. ἀποστασίου notice of divorce, Ev.Matt.19.7.
2. = βιβλίδιον, petition to the Government, = Lat. libellus, BGU422 (ii A. D.), POxy.86.16 (iv A. D.), etc.
3. = δέλτος, tablet, LXX To.7.14.
II. book, Eup.304, Theognet.1.8, Pl.Ap.26d, etc.; “μέγα β. ἴσον τῷ μεγάλῳ κακῷCall.Fr.359.
2. book as the division of a work, “ἐν τῷ πρώτῳ β.Dsc.2 Praef., Ph.1.329, etc.
3. τὰ β. place in which books are kept, library, “ἀνεθήκατε εἰς τὰ β.D.Chr.37.8.
4. τὰ β. τὰ ἅγια the sacred books or Scriptures, LXX 1 Ma.12.9; τὰ β. τοῦ νόμου ib.1.56.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 974
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.123
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.128
    • New Testament, Matthew, 19.7
    • Plato, Apology, 26d
    • Old Testament, 1 Maccabees, 12.9
    • Old Testament, 1 Maccabees, 1.56
    • Old Testament, Tobit, 7.14
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