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Headword: Peribolaion
Adler number: pi,1083
Translated headword: covering
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] drapery, a garment.[1]
The Holy Scripture calls the wet substance [an] abyss. So since the earth is surrounded on all sides by waters, by great and small seas, David has reasonably called [them] its covering.[2]
Greek Original:
Peribolaion: peribolê, enduma. abusson kalei tên hugran ousian hê theia graphê. epei oun hê gê pantachothen hudasi periechetai, megalois kai mikrois pelagesin, eikotôs peribolaion autês eirêken ho Dabid.
[1] Psalm 103:6 LXX.
[2] From alpha 104.
Keywords: Christianity; clothing; definition; geography; imagery; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 4 July 2003@08:03:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 July 2003@08:17:24.
David Whitehead on 24 September 2013@07:07:00.
David Whitehead (coding) on 22 May 2016@09:38:10.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added a keyword) on 23 July 2021@18:00:46.


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