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λυτρ-όω ,
A.release on receipt of a ransom, hold to ransom, τινὰ χρημάτων ὅσων δοκεῖ for such a sum as is agreed on, Pl.Tht.165e; redeem a pledge, “λ. τὰ ἱμάτιαPOxy.530.14 (ii A. D.), etc.:—Med., release by payment of ransom, redeem, “παρὰ τῶν ΑἰτωλῶνIG12(5).36 (Naxos, iii B. C.), cf. LXX Ex.13.15, al.; “τὴν χώραν χρημάτων οὐκ ὀλίγωνPlb.18.16.1; “ἡμᾶς ἀπὸ πάσης ἀνομίαςEp.Tit.2.14:—Pass., to be ransomed, “ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων λελυτρῶσθαιD.19.170, cf. Arist.EN1164b34; “αἵματι1 Ep.Pet.1.18.
II. Pass., to be released from an obligation, PEleph.19.8 (iii B. C.).
III. mistranslation of Hebr. 'rp 'break the neck', LXX Ex.13.13. -ών, ῶνος, , = ἀπόπατος 2, ib.4 Ki.10.27, AB433.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 170
    • New Testament, Titus, 2.14
    • New Testament, 1 Peter, 1.18
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 10.27
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 165e
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.16.1
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 13.13
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 13.15
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 2
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