334. anathéma
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anathéma: a gift set up (in a temple)
Original Word: ἀνάθημα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: anathéma
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ath'-ay-mah)
Short Definition: an offering dedicated by a worshipper
Definition: an offering dedicated (hung up in a temple) by a worshipper; a gift or offering consecrated to God.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anatithémi
a gift set up (in a temple)
NASB Translation
votive gifts (1).

STRONGS NT 334: ἀνάθημα

ἀνάθημα, (τος, τό (ἀνατίθημι), a gift consecrated and laid up in a temple, a votive offering (see ἀνάθεμα, 1): Luke 21:5 (R G Tr WH). (3Macc. 3:17; cf. Grimm on 2 Macc. 3:2; κοσμεῖν ἀναθήμασι occurs also in 2 Macc. 11:16; Plato, Alcib. ii. § 12, p. 148 e. ἀναθήμασι τέ κεκοσμήκαμεν τά ἱερά αὐτῶν, Herodotus 1, 183 τό μέν δή ἱερόν οὕτω κεκόσμηται. Ἔστι δέ καί ἰδίᾳ ἀναθήματα πολλά.)

votive offering, gift.

From anatithemai (like anathema, but in a good sense); a votive offering -- gift.

see GREEK anatithemai

see GREEK anathema

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