Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4212 - ποσάκις
- how often
ποσάκις [ᾰ ],
Adv. how many times? how often? Pl. Ep. 353d; poet. ποσσάκι Call. Dian. 119 .
II Indef., so many times, οἱ π. ποσοὶ [ἀριθμοί], i.e. square numbers, and οἱ π. π. ποσοί cubes, Arist. Metaph. 1020b5 .
interrog. num. adv.,
how often: Matthew 18:21; Matthew 23:37, Luke 13:34.†
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To the exx. which Field (Notes, p. 131) has collected from late Greek to illustrate this adj. = ";rash,"; ";headlong,"; as in Acts 19:36, we may add ἡ προπετὴς μοῖρα from the epitaph Kaibel 478.4 (ii/A.D.) For a new literary reference for the subst., cf. the work on the Trojan War attributed to Dictys Cretensis, P Tebt II. 268.47 (early iii/A.D.) ἡ σὴ προπέτεια.
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