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Headword: Ἐν γήρει πίονι
Adler number: epsilon,1151
Translated headword: in abundant old-age
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] in a multitude of years.
Greek Original:
Ἐν γήρει πίονι: ἐν πλήθει ἐτῶν.
Similar entry in Hesychius epsilon2723. The headword phrase is quoted from Psalm 91.15 LXX.
The adjective πίων literally means "fat". Compare the expression γῆρας λιπαρόν in Homer, Odyssey 19.368 (and used by Hesychius, above, as his gloss).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; epic; imagery; religion
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 15 October 2005@15:38:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and note) on 16 October 2005@12:03:33.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 August 2012@07:54:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 18 November 2014@23:13:50.
David Whitehead (coding) on 9 January 2016@08:58:42.


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