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Headword: Stegnai
Adler number: sigma,1026
Translated headword: watertight [ones]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] solid [ones].
Greek Original:
Stegnai: stereai.
Note:
Likewise in other lexica. The headword is feminine nominative plural of stegno/s, variant of stegano/s (sigma 1020, sigma 1021, sigma 1023). Though this form occurs in the Hippocratic corpus, it is taken to be quoted from Proverbs 31.27 LXX stegnai\ diatribai\ oi)/kwn au)th=s "The occupations of her household are steady," a passage which occasioned patristic commentary.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 May 2009@11:53:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 8 May 2009@03:09:09.
David Whitehead on 1 January 2014@04:33:21.
David Whitehead (coding) on 26 May 2016@08:31:10.

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