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Headword: *)ofeile/ths
Adler number: omicron,999
Translated headword: debtor
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who owes.[1]
Sophocles [writes]: "you know that I am no longer a debtor to satisfy the gods at all." That is, I am no longer in a condition that the gods are obligated to help me, because I am not clinging to life.[2]
Greek Original:
*)ofeile/ths: xrew/sths. *sofoklh=s: ka/toisq' w(s e)gw\ qeoi=s ou)de\n a)rkei=n ei)m' o)feile/ths e)/ti. toute/stin ou)ke/ti e)n tou/tw| ei)mi\ w(/ste o)fei/lein tou\s qeou\s e)parkei=n moi, dia\ to\ mh\ perie/xesqai tou= zh=n.
cf. generally omicron 1000, omicron 1001.
[1] Likewise already in Hesychius omicron1946, where Latte claims the headword as quoted from the Matthew 18.24.
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 589-590 (web address 1), with scholion; see already kappa 1125. It should be Ajax who is not obligated to serve the gods, but moi here seems to reverse the obligation.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: Christianity; definition; economics; imagery; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 June 2010@00:59:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs; another keyword; cosmetics) on 7 June 2010@03:33:09.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 2 August 2013@06:31:45.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 4 August 2014@22:12:21.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2016@06:39:53.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 7 March 2021@22:37:01.


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