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Headword: Χοῦς θανάτου
Adler number: chi,419
Translated headword: dust of death
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the tomb, inasmuch as those being buried are indeed covered by a mound. David [says]: 'and you led me down into the dust of death.'
Greek Original:
Χοῦς θανάτου: ὁ τάφος, ἅτε δὴ χωννυμένων τῶν θαπτομένων. Δαβίδ: καὶ εἰς χοῦν θανάτου κατήγαγές με.
Notes:
Theodoret (PG 80, 1016bc) on Psalm 21:16 LXX.
See generally LSJ s.v. χοῦς (B).
Keywords: Christianity; daily life; definition; imagery; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 10 June 2003@07:32:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keyword) on 10 June 2003@08:19:44.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 21 April 2010@03:50:30.
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