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Headword: Γίνεται
Adler number: gamma,271
Translated headword: comes to pass
Vetting Status: high
In reference to "is accomplished" [τελειοῦται ] [this is spelled] with iota, but in reference to γεννᾷ ["begets/gives birth"] with a diphthong.[1]
Things which come to pass do so in three ways: by dispensation, by good will, by condescension.[2]
Greek Original:
Γίνεται: ἐπὶ τοῦ τελειοῦται διὰ τοῦ ι, ἐπὶ δὲ τοῦ γεννᾷ διὰ διφθόγγου. τὰ δὲ γινόμενα κατὰ τρεῖς τρόπους γίνεται: κατ' οἰκονομίαν, κατ' εὐδοκίαν, κατὰ συγχώρησιν.
The first part of the entry differentiates between γίνεται (the headword) and γείνεται .
[1] Choeroboscus, Anecdota Oxoniensia 2.188.26, Etymologicum Magnum 232.24; cf. gamma 214, gamma 215.
[2] cf. pi 2535 and omicroniota 71, where these are, more exactly, three forms of God's providence.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 July 2002@19:10:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added notes) on 14 July 2002@01:33:37.
David Whitehead (more keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 7 June 2012@08:36:25.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 31 March 2016@01:30:22.


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