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Headword: *(/uw
Adler number: upsilon,126
Translated headword: I rain
Vetting Status: high
The [verb that means] I send [like] rain; [used] with an accusative. "And he rains fire for you out of heaven."[1]
Greek Original:
*(/uw: to\ bre/xw: ai)tiatikh=|. kai\ u(/ei soi pu=r e)c ou)ranou=.
cf. upsilon 73, upsilon 121, upsilon 127. Verbs of precipitation are usually impersonal unless the subject is divine: cf. omicron 231.
[1] Precise quotation unidentifiable (though of course its "fire out of heaven" element is copiously attested, esp. in Christian writers).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 October 2002@00:34:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 7 October 2002@03:26:11.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2; another keyword) on 25 April 2011@08:12:00.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 20 November 2013@06:46:58.


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