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προσ-κλίνω [ι_],
A.cause to lean against, place against, “βέλος προσέκλινε κορώνῃOd.21.138,165:—Pass., πατρὸς ἐμοῖο θρόνος ποτικέκλι^ται (Ep. and Dor. pf. Pass.) αὐτῇ stands by her, i.e. hers, or the pillar, 6.308; νῶτον ποτικεκλιμένον his back thereon reclined, Pi.P.1.28; ἱερεὺς -κλείνεται (sic) πρὸς με[. . ] IG42(1).742.11 (Epid., ii/iii A.D.); προσκλιθείς τινι turning towards him, Philostr. VA3.30.
2. π. τὴν θύραν close the door, J.AJ5.4.2.
II. turn or incline towards, τὴν ψυχὴν τοῖς λόγοις v.l. in Plu.2.36d; “τὸν νοῦν τῶν θεῶν τοῖς ἀνθρώποιςIamb.Myst.1.12.
III. seemingly intr. (sc. ἑαυτόν), incline towards, be attached to one, join his party, “τοῖς ῬοδίοιςPlb.4.51.5, cf. 5.86.10 (Reiske for προσκιν-κυν-οῦσι)“; ταῖς Μιθραδάτου ἐλπίσινAgatharch.Fr.Hist.16 J.:—Pass., “προσκλιθῆναί τινιLXX 2 Ma.14.24, Act.Ap.5.36, S.E.M.7.324.
IV. Gramm., inflect, “ἔξωθεν -κλιθῆναιA.D.Synt.324.18.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.308
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 5.4.2
    • New Testament, Acts, 5.36
    • Homer, Odyssey, 21.138
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.51.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.86.10
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 14.24
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 3.30
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