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λεῖμμα , ατος, τό, (λείπω)
A.remnant, residue, Phld.Herc.1251.6 (pl.), Plu.Nic.17, τοῦ παιδὸς τὰ λείμματα what was left of him, his remains, Hdt.1.119; so, of persons, LXX 4 Ki.19.4, Ep.Rom.11.5.
2. in Music, interval of 256 243 left over when two τόνοι of 9 8 are measured off from the διὰ τεσσάρων (4 3), Ptol.Harm.1.10, Gaud.Harm.13, 15, Adrast. ap. Theon.Sm.p.68 H., al., Ti.2.168, 179 D.; misunderstood as the number 13 (256243) by Plu.2.1017f, cf.Anon. ap. Theon.Sm.p.69 H.
b. in Rhythmic, the shortest pause, “λ. ἐν ῥυθμῷ χρόνος κενὸς ἐλάχιστοςAristid.Quint.1.18.
3. in Medicine, intermission in fever, Gal.1.268 D.(sg.and pl.).
4. deficiency, “μὴ γενέσθαι μήτε δανεισμὸν μήτε λ. περὶ ταύτας τᾶς εἰσφορᾶςIG5(1).1432.9 (Messene, i B.C./i A.D.).
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.119
    • New Testament, Romans, 11.5
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    • New Testament, Romans, 3
    • New Testament, Romans, 9
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 19.4
    • New Testament, Romans, 8
    • Plutarch, Nicias, 17
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