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Headword: Λοιμοί
Adler number: lambda,759
Translated headword: plagues, pests
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] those who not only defile themselves but also share their defilement with others.
Greek Original:
Λοιμοί: οἱ μὴ μόνον σφᾶς αὑτοὺς λυμαινόμενοι, ἀλλὰ καὶ ἑτέροις τῆς λύμης μεταδιδόντες.
Theodoret (PG 80, 869a) on Psalm 1:1 LXX ("Blessed is he who ... did not sit in the seat of the λοιμοί ").
For the use of the headword λοιμός in application to people, see generally LSJ s.v.
cf. lambda 757, lambda 758 (and under sigma 897).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; imagery; medicine; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 June 2009@09:17:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 June 2009@10:26:29.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 28 June 2009@03:45:11.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@09:03:36.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2016@04:52:49.


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