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Headword: *(ufe/rponta
Adler number: upsilon,711
Translated headword: creeping, creeping under
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] coming upon, arriving.[1] "For God darkened their thinking because of their lawlessnesses, and they did not see the famine which was creeping upon them."[2]
Greek Original:
*(ufe/rponta: e)perxo/menon, paragino/menon. e)pesko/tei ga\r au)tw=n tai=s gnw/mais dia\ ta\s paranomi/as o( qeo/s, kai\ to\n u(fe/rponta limo\n au)toi=s ou)k e)/blepon.
Notes:
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present active participle of u(fe/rpw, masculine accusative singular.
[2] An approximation of Josephus, Jewish War 5.343.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; historiography; history; imagery; law; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 April 2011@23:34:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 April 2011@03:43:49.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@08:25:08.

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