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τήρ-ησις , εως, ,
A.watching, safe-keeping, guarding, ἀφύλακτος τ. E.Fr.162; “τῆς πολιτείαςArist.Pol.1308a30, cf. PA 692a7; “τῆς πόλεωςSupp.Epigr.6.724 (Perga, ii/i B.C.); “τῆς οἰκίαςPOxy.1070.51 (iii A.D.); “ἀξιώματοςPl.Def.413e; “τῆς ἡλικίαςEpicur. Sent.Vat.80; [πλούτου] Phld.Oec.p.44J.; preservation, e.g. of health, Gal.10.646, Pap. in Stud.Ital.12(1935).94 (iii A.D.); observance, νόμων, ἐντολῶν, LXX Wi.6.18(19), 1 Ep.Cor.7.19; “λεξάντων πρὸς τὴν τήρησιν τοῦ ὕδατοςSIG683.60 (Olympia, ii B.C.).
2. vigilance, Th.7.13, Plb.6.11A.10.
3. means of keeping or guarding, τὰς λιθοτομίας . . , ἀσφαλεστάτην τ. the quarries . . , the most secure place of custody, Th. 7.86, cf. Act.Ap.4.3, BGU388 iii 7 (ii A.D.).
II. observing, observation, τῶν καθόλου συμβαινόντων (as Empiric term) Sor.1.4, cf. Gal. 15.830, 16.550, 18(2).307, Sect.Intr.4, S.E.P.1.23, 2.246, A.D.Synt.37.14, etc.
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    • New Testament, Acts, 4.3
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 7.19
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.86
    • Polybius, Histories, 10
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.11A
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.13
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