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Headword: Ἡμέρα πονηρά
Adler number: eta,299
Translated headword: evil day
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the day of judgment, the eternal punishment. David [says]: "to make him gentle from the evil days." For he who accepts a small chastisement in the present time will have his judgment gentler.
Greek Original:
Ἡμέρα πονηρά: ἡ τῆς κρίσεως ἡμέρα, ἡ αἰωνία κόλασις. Δαβίδ: τοῦ πραῦ̈ναι αὐτὸν ἀφ' ἡμερῶν πονηρῶν. ὁ γὰρ μικρὰν παιδείαν κατὰ τὸν παρόντα δεχόμενος πραότερον τὸ κριτήριον ἕξει.
Theodoret (PG 80.1633c) on Psalm 93.13 LXX; cf. alpha 196, delta 298. The psalm actually reads αὐτῷ in the dative ("for him"), which makes the verb intransitive.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; imagery; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 March 2005@22:26:41.
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