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Headword: Eleêmosunê
Adler number: epsilon,785
Translated headword: almsgiving, charity, mercy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Confiscation is taking and keeping things which belong to someone else; and when we do not give alms, we are punished in the same way as those who are confiscating."
Greek Original:
Eleêmosunê: hoti aposterêsis esti, to ta allotria labontas katechein: kai hotan eleêmosunên mê paraschômen, en isôi tois aposterousi kolazometha.
Note:
From alpha 3553 (q.v.); and cf. epsilon 3671.
Keywords: Christianity; economics; ethics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 March 2006@00:36:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 15 March 2006@03:15:00.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 5 April 2012@08:36:02.
Catharine Roth (typos) on 5 April 2012@09:55:01.
David Whitehead on 13 August 2012@03:51:31.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 16 December 2015@08:21:15.

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