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Headword: *)apfw/
Adler number: alpha,3726
Translated headword: Appho
Vetting Status: high
[A word] which means "of that which is concealed" or "of that which was hidden".[1] "Elisha the Prophet says: 'where is the god of Elijah Appho?' For he struck the waters with Elijah's sheepskin [mantle] and they did not part."[2]
Greek Original:
*)apfw/: o(\ shmai/nei tou= a)pokru/fou h)\ tou= a)pokrube/ntos. *(elissai=os o( *profh/ths fhsi/: pou= e)stin o( qeo\s *(hliou= *)apfw/. e)pa/tace ga\r ta\ u(/data th=| tou= *(hliou= mhlwth=| kai\ ou) dih|re/qh.
[1] Variant spelling of a)ffw/, the Hebrew word אף-הוא (even he): cf. alpha 3725, with a different guess at the meaning.
[2] 4 Kingdoms (2 Kings) 2.14, paraphrased.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 9 August 2001@23:35:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added note and keywords) on 23 August 2002@12:07:46.
Raphael Finkel (Added Hebrew word and translation.) on 31 October 2002@11:03:35.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 3 March 2011@10:59:27.
David Whitehead on 10 April 2012@04:01:31.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2015@07:34:41.


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