Suda On Line menu Search

Home
Search results for omega,105 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: Ὤν
Adler number: omega,105
Translated headword: being
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] eternal. "I am [he] who is."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὤν: ἀί̈διος. ἐγώ εἰμι ὁ ὤν.
Notes:
The headword is the masculine nominative singular of the present participle of εἰμί 'to be'.
[1] Exodus 3:14 LXX. The Septuagint version of this passage allowed Philo (and his Christian successors) to associate the divine name with the Platonic τὸ ὄντως ὄν 'that which truly is'; cf. alpha 1186, omicron 438.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: John White on 6 April 2000@18:02:12.
Vetted by:
Helma Dik on 9 April 2000@19:38:45.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 May 2001@05:26:58.
Catharine Roth (modified translation, augmented notes) on 29 November 2001@17:03:02.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 29 November 2001@17:09:52.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 11 January 2012@23:30:47.
David Whitehead on 31 October 2013@08:07:15.
David Whitehead (coding) on 20 May 2016@08:32:28.

Find      

Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search