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θλῖψις , εως, ,
A.pressure, Arist.Mete.382a13, Pr.890a2; “τῶν νεφῶνEpicur.Ep.2 P.49 U.; ἀντέρεισις καὶ θ. Str.1.3.6; of the pulse, Ruf. ap.Orib.8.24.61, cf. Gal.7.306; “θ. στομάχουOrib.Fr.42; ὑστερικαὶ θ. Sor.1.42.
2. crushing, castration, “πώλωνHippiatr.20.
3. metaph., oppression, affliction, LXXGe.35.3, al., BGU1139.4 (i B.C.), Act.Ap.14.22 (pl.), al., Vett.Val.71.16 (pl.), POxy.939.13 (iv A.D.).
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    • Old Testament, Genesis, 35.3
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.3.6
    • New Testament, Acts, 14.22
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