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οἰκοδεσπότ-ης , ου, ,
A.master or steward of a house, Alex.225, Ev.Matt.10.25, PMeyer 24.2 (vi A. D.) : metaph., of God, Arr.Epict.3.22.4 (οἰκίας δ. was preferred by the Atticists, as in Pl.Lg.954b : so “οἴκων δεσπόταιX.Mem. 2.1.32, cf. Phryn.348).
2. native ruler, opp. foreign emperor, J.Ap.2.11.
II. Astrol., of a planet, owner of a domicile or otherwise predominant, Ptol.Tetr.97, Porph. ap. Iamb.Myst.9.5, Heph. Astr.1.13, PSI3.158.80 (iii A. D.).
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    • New Testament, Matthew, 10.25
    • Plato, Laws, 954b
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.1.32
    • Flavius Josephus, Against Apion, 2.11
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 97
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