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ὄπι^ς , ι^δος, , acc. ὄπιν Il.and Hes. (v. infr.), but in Od. and other Poets also ὄπι^δα ; poet. dat. ὄπι_, v. 11.1 ; acc. ὄπιν by mistake for ὄπα, Maiist.58 :
I. of the gods,
2. in good sense, the care or favour of the gods, “θεῶν ὄπιν αἰτεῖνPi.P.8.71.
II. of men,
1. the awful regard which men pay to the gods, religious awe, veneration, obedience, οὔτε δαιμόνων οὔτε θεῶν ὄπιν ἔχοντας paying no regard to . . (cf. ὀπίζομαι), Hdt.9.76, cf. 8.143 ; so also ὄπι (v.l. ὄπιν) δίκαιον ξένων strict in his reverence towards strangers, i. e. in the duties of hospitality (al. ξένον), Pi.O.2.6 ; αἰδεσθεὶς ὄπιδα . . πολιοῖο γενείου maintaining due reverence for the hoary beard, Mosch. 4.117.
2. pious care or zeal, Pi.I.5(4).58. (Hence ὀπίζομαι, ὀπιδνός.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.143
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.76
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 222
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 187
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 251
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 706
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.388
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.1
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.82
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 21.28
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