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μετανο-έω ,
A.perceive afterwards or too late, opp. προνοέω, Epich. [280]; opp. προβουλεύομαι, Democr.66; concur subsequently, τισι BGU747 i 11 (ii A. D.).
2. change one's mind or purpose, Pl. Euthd.279c, Men.Epit.72; μ. μὴ οὔτε . . τῶν χαλεπῶν ἔργων τὸ . . ἄρχειν change one's opinion and think that it is not . . , X.Cyr.1.1.3.
3. repent, Antipho 2.4.12; “ἐν τοῖς ἀνηκέστοιςId.5.91: freq. in LXX and NT, Si.48.15, al.; “ἀπὸ τῆς κακίαςAct.Ap.8.22; “ἐκ τῶν ἔργωνApoc.9.20; “ἐπὶ τῇ ἀκαθαρσίᾳ2 Ep.Cor.12.21, cf. OGI751.9 (Amblada, ii B. C.); “ἐπί τινιLuc.Salt.84, etc.; “περί τινωνPlu.Galb.6; “τοῖς πεπραγμένοιςId.Agis 19: c. part., “μ. γενόμενος ἝλληνLuc.Am. 36.
4. c. acc., repent of, “τὴν ἄφιξινJ.BJ4.4.5.
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    • Antiphon, On the murder of Herodes, 91
    • Antiphon, First Tetralogy, 4.12
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 4.4.5
    • New Testament, Acts, 8.22
    • New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 12.21
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 279c
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.1.3
    • New Testament, Revelation, 9.20
    • Plutarch, Galba, 6
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 84
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