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θεοφιλ-ής , ές, (φιλέω)
A.dear to the gods, highly favoured, of persons, Hdt.1.87, Democr.217, Pl.R.382e, Phlb.39e, etc.; of Moses, Ph.2.218 (Sup.); as honorary epith. in Egypt, Sammelb.421 (Sup.), al.; also, of places, etc., “πόλιςPi.I.6(5).66; “ἌργοςB.10.60; “πόλιν . . θεοφιλεστάτηνEup.307; “χώραA.Eu.869 (Sup.); “τύχαιId.Fr.350.3; “ἑορτήAr.Ra.446; “μοῖραX. Ap.32; ἐπιτήδευμα lsoc.8.35 (Comp.), cf. Pl.Euthphr.7a; θεοφιλές [ἐστιν] εἰ . . ' tis a mark of divine favour, if . . , Plu.2.30f. Adv. -λῶς, πράττειν to act as the gods will, Pl.Alc.1.134d: Comp. -έστερον, “διαβεβιωκέναιIsoc.9.70.
II. Act., loving God, Ph.2.415, Luc. JTr.47 (Sup.), Agath.3.13, Cod.Just. (Sup.). Adv. “ πόλις οὐ μόνον -λῶς ἀλλὰ καὶ φιλανθρώπως ἔσχενIsoc.4.29, cf. Poll.1.22.
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