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Headword: Μαμωνᾶς
Adler number: mu,128
Translated headword: mammon
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[A term for] gold, earthly wealth.[1]
Not that which [comes] out of Satan, but that which [is] superfluous and beyond one's need.[2]
Greek Original:
Μαμωνᾶς: χρυσός, γήϊνος πλοῦτος. οὐχὶ ὁ ἐκ τοῦ Σατᾶν, ἀλλ' ὁ περιττὸς καὶ ὑπὲρ τὴν χρείαν.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly elsewhere: see the references at Photius mu83 Theodoridis. The headword is a Semitic word (Hebrew ממון) (already under epsilon 760), quoted from e.g. Luke 16.9.
[2] This supplementary glossing is unparalleled elsewhere.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; imagery; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 May 2008@12:00:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword) on 22 May 2008@03:09:18.
Raphael Finkel (added Hebrew) on 5 June 2008@12:40:48.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 28 March 2011@05:42:35.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 April 2013@08:55:53.

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