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ἐγκρατ-εύομαι ,
A.exercise self-control, Arist.EE1223b12, LXX Ge. 43.31, 1 Ep.Cor.7.9; force oneself to do a thing, LXX 1 Ki.13.12; starve oneself, Vett.Val.127.20 (cf. ἀποκαρτερεῖν).
II. to be a member of the Encratite sect, Anatolian Studies 87 (Phrygia).
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    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 7.9
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 43.31
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 13.12
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