perikatharma <4027>

perikayarma perikatharma

Pronunciation:per-ee-kath'-ar-mah
Origin:from a compound of 4012 and 2508
Reference:TDNT - 3:430,381
PrtSpch:n n
In Greek:perikayarmata 1
In NET:dirt 1
In AV:filth 1
Count:1
Definition:1) off scouring, refuse
2) metaph.
2a) the most abject and despicable men
2b) the price of expiation or redemption, because the Greeks used
to apply the term "katharmata" to victims sacrificed to make
expiation for the people, and even to criminals who were
maintained at the public expense, that on the outbreak of a
pestilence or other calamity they might be offered as
sacrifices to make expiation for the state
from a compound of 4012 and 2508; something cleaned off all around,
i.e. refuse (figuratively):-filth.
see GREEK for 4012
see GREEK for 2508

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