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κατά-δυ^σις , εως, ,
A.dipping: hence, setting, of stars, in pl., Hipparch. 2.6.1, Ptol.Tetr.140: metaph., κ. εὐλογιστίας, opp. ἀνατολὴ ἀφροσύνης, Ph.1.415.
2. of a river, descent into an underground course, Str.8.8.4.
3. generally, going down into, descent, Luc. VH1.33.
II. hiding-place, hole, Id.Am.34, Ph.1.315, Ath.11. 477d, Gal.11.167 (pl.).
2. depth, Sm.Ps.68(69).3.
3. = θαλάμη, Erot. s.v. ὕποφρον.
III. present world (as subject to decline), Aq.Ps.16(17).14, Id., Sm.Ps.48(49).2; so of human life, Aq.Ps.38 (39).6.
IV. rendering of Hebr. miphleseth 'a thing to shudder at', LXX 3 Ki.15.13.
V. (“καταδύω11.2) ducking of the head in a bath, Orib.Fr.48.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Old Testament, 1 Kings, 11.2
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.8.4
    • Old Testament, 1 Kings, 15.13
    • Athenaeus, of Naucratis, Deipnosophistae, 477d
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 140
    • Athenaeus, of Naucratis, Deipnosophistae, 11
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