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Headword: *geiw=rai
Adler number: gamma,218
Translated headword: sojourners
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] those who guard the earth.
Greek Original:
*geiw=rai: oi( th\n gh=n fula/ssontes.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
The headword noun is used in the Septuagint (Exodus 12.19) for "sojourner"; explained by Hesychius as "proselyte."
cf. already gamma 173; see also note at gamma 219.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 July 2002@01:54:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added keywords) on 12 July 2002@01:38:11.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 27 February 2011@17:36:07.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 28 February 2011@03:01:31.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2012@04:17:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 8 September 2012@02:01:16.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2015@03:14:48.


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