Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as Theban.
- adj. Theban; Of or pertaining to Thebes, especially in the context of the Coptic scriptures.
- adj. Of or pertaining to opium.
- n. The Sahidic dialect of the Coptic language.
- n. archaic An opium-based medication or tincture such as laudanum.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Thebes in Egypt; specifically, designating a version of the Bible preserved by the Copts, and esteemed of great value by biblical scholars. This version is also called the
- Latin thebaicus (Wiktionary)
“Although you may see there the Thebaic stone set up by the Emperor Theodosius, and the bronze column of serpents which”
“They are of Thebaic stone, and covered with hieroglyphics; one is overturned, broken, and lying under the sand; the other is on its pedestal.”
“He will also recall the description given by the same gossipy writer of the Temple of Perseus in the Thebaic district of Egypt, in which a sandal worn by the god, two cubits in length, occasionally made its appearance as a token of the visit of Perseus to the earth, and a sign of prosperity to the land.”
“Memphitic, circulated in Lower Egypt, and the Thebaic, designed for Upper Egypt, both from the Greek; the Gothic, written in the”
“S: 8, and the versions of Upper and Lower Egypt, the Thebaic, known as the Sahidic, and the Memphitic, or Coptic, both ascribed to the 3rd century.”
“Theodotion's version of the Old Testament the Hexapla the Saidic or Thebaic version of Job examples of interpolations reconstructive changes do not affect inspiration”
“Egypt, and the Thebaic, with some fragments of another.”
“Thebaic was the earliest, and belongs to the third century.”
“Peschito -- dating probably as early as the second century -- although this version lacks the "Amen," which the doxology, if genuine, could hardly have wanted; it is found in the Sahidic or Thebaic version made for the”
“The two old versions, Memphitic and Thebaic, read from Luke, "given.”
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