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νηφα?́λ-ιος , α, ον, also ος, ον 1 Ep.Ti.3.11, Plu. 2.657c: (νήφω):—of drink,
A.unmixed with wine, ν. μειλίγματα offerings of water, milk, and honey to the Eumenides, A.Eu.107; to the Muses and Nymphs, “κρατὴρ νηφάλιοςPlu.2.156d; νηφάλιαι εὐχωλαί, θυσίαι, A.R.4.712, Polem.Hist.42; “ν. βωμοίIG2.1651 (iv B.C.); “νηφάλια καὶ μελίσπονδα θύεινPlu.2.464c, 672b; τῷ Διονύσῳ πολλάκις ν. θύομεν ib. 132e (prov. of a frugal meal); “ν. σπείσω ΚύπριδιAP5.225 (Paul. Sil.); ν. ξύλα wood other than vine twigs, burned in sacrifices, esp. the twigs of the herb θύμος, Philoch.31, Crates Hist.5; ν. πόπανον with no wine in it, IG3.77.18.
II. sober,ν. μέθηPh.1.16, 2.447; “βαθὺ σιγὴ καὶ νηφάλιον, δὲ μέθη λάλονPlu.2.504a; of persons, 1 Ep.Ti.3.2,11, Ep.Tit.2.2, J.AJ13.12.2. Adv. “-ίως, ν. ἔχεινPoll.6.26.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 107
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 13.12.2
    • New Testament, 1 Timothy, 3.2
    • New Testament, Titus, 2.2
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.712
    • New Testament, 1 Timothy, 3.11
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