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Headword: *telw/nhs
Adler number: tau,290
Translated headword: tax-collector, publican
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] divider of other people's affairs: "outspoken violence, unpunished theft, greed unashamed, business without reason, shameless commerce".[1]
Greek Original:
*telw/nhs: a)llotri/wn pragma/twn meristh/s, peparrhsiasme/nh bi/a, a)nepiti/mhtos a(rpagh/, a)nai/sxuntos pleoneci/a, pragmatei/a lo/gon mh\ e)/xousa, a)naidh\s e)mpori/a.
For the headword see also tau 287, tau 288, tau 289.
[1] The phrases quoted come from John Chrysostom, Non esse desperandum (PG 51.365a), where such men have been mentioned.
Keywords: Christianity; economics; ethics; law; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 December 2012@01:20:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 9 December 2012@04:20:28.
David Whitehead on 8 January 2014@09:40:34.


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