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Headword: *)ek pollw=n a)xu/rwn o)li/gon karpo\n sunh/gagon
Adler number: epsilon,591
Translated headword: out of a lot of chaff they collected a small harvest
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those who labour hard but reap small harvests.
Greek Original:
*)ek pollw=n a)xu/rwn o)li/gon karpo\n sunh/gagon: e)pi\ tw=n polla\ me\n ponou/ntwn, o)li/ga de\ karpoume/nwn.
Apostolius 14.40, etc.
For 'chaff' cf. alpha 4721.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; food; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 April 2003@06:38:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 27 June 2003@00:41:18.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 7 October 2005@00:20:21.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 7 October 2005@02:47:03.
David Whitehead on 8 August 2012@07:06:41.


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