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νήφω , Dor. νάφω (v. infr. II), used by early writers only in pres., mostly in part.: later impf.
II. metaph., to be self-controlled, Pl.Lg.918d; to be sober and wary,νᾶφε καὶ μέμνασ᾽ ἀπιστεῖνEpich.[250]; “γρηγορῶμεν καὶ νήφωμεν1 Ep.Thess.5.6; νήψατε εἰς προσευχάς 1 Ep.Pet.l.c.; “νήφων καὶ πεφροντικώςPlu. 2.800b; “ν. καὶ φροντιστήςGal.17(1).991; “προμηθής τε καὶ ν.Hdn.2.15.1; καρδίῃ νήφοντος Poet. ap. Longin.34.4; “ν. λογισμόςEpicur.Ep. 3p.64U.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 74
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.133
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 11.3.3
    • New Testament, 1 Thessalonians, 5.6
    • Plato, Laws, 918d
    • Plato, Laws, 773d
    • Plato, Symposium, 213e
    • Plato, Symposium, 214c
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 100
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 8.21
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 1228
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.5
    • Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon, 1.13
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