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Headword: Γῆ ζώντων
Adler number: gamma,229
Translated headword: land of the living
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the life which is awaited, as separated from death and free of pain.[1] David [says]: "he will raise you up to inherit the earth."[2]
Greek Original:
Γῆ ζώντων: ὁ προσδοκώμενος βίος, ὡς τοῦ θανάτου κεχωρισμένος καὶ ἐλεύθερος λύπης. Δαβίδ: ὑψώσει σε τοῦ κατακληρονομῆσαι γῆν.
Notes:
[1] Theodoret (PG 80, 1056c) on Psalm 26:14 LXX, where this phrase occurs.
[2] Psalm 36:34 LXX.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; imagery; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 October 2001@17:46:46.
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