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Headword: *(eptaplasi/ona
Adler number: epsilon,2868
Translated headword: seven-fold
Vetting Status: high
Meaning many-fold.[1] For 'seven' is used in reference to a multitude.[2]
Greek Original:
*(eptaplasi/ona: a)nti\ tou= poluplasi/ona. o( ga\r e(pta\ e)pi\ plh/qous ta/ttetai.
[1] Masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative plural of the adjective e(ptaplasi/wn, instead of the more common e(ptapla/sios. It must be quoted from somewhere, very probably Psalm 78.12 LXX (cf. under kappa 27); cf. Theodoret on the passage.
[2] See again under kappa 27; and generally on the non-numerical properties of seven (and its multiples) D. Whitehead, Hypereides: the forensic speeches (Oxford 2000) 422.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mathematics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 December 2007@19:47:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 21 December 2007@04:01:50.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword) on 25 October 2012@03:39:41.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 October 2012@00:45:07.
David Whitehead (coding) on 5 February 2016@04:46:57.


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