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Headword: *)ec e)pime/trou
Adler number: epsilon,1632
Translated headword: greatly, to excess
Vetting Status: high
"The sect of the Essenes, who are Jews, greatly surpassed the righteousness of the Pharisees and the scribes."[1]
Greek Original:
*)ec e)pime/trou: h( tw=n *)essai/wn ai(/resis, oi(/ ei)sin *)ioudai=oi, tw=n *farisai/wn kai\ grammate/wn th\n dikaiosu/nhn e)c e)pime/trou diane/sthken.
The headword phrase is presumably extracted from the quotation given. (For other instances of it see LSJ under epimetron.)
[1] George the Monk, Chronicon 1.328.6-9. For more on the Essenes see epsilon 3123 (where the Essenes surpass the Pharisees and scribes not in dikaiosu/nh as here but in a)/skhsis) and phi 94.
Keywords: Christianity; daily life; ethics; historiography; religion
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 5 March 2003@11:07:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 5 March 2003@23:18:13.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 6 March 2003@03:09:04.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 September 2012@06:56:05.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 7 November 2014@02:09:59.


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