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Headword: Μακάριος
Adler number: mu,55
Translated headword: blessed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one who is always in good [things].[1]
But God is also called blessed and faithful and the only mighty one. But the munificent one shared his name with those who live piously, as he also [shared] the name of "god": "I said, you are gods."[2] And many other names are like this.[3]
Greek Original:
Μακάριος: ὁ ἐν ἀγαθοῖς πάντοτε ὤν. λέγεται δὲ καὶ ὁ θεὸς μακάριος καὶ πιστὸς καὶ μόνος δυνάστης. μετέδωκε δὲ ὁ μεγαλόδωρος τοῦ ὀνόματος τοῖς εὐσεβῶς ζῶσιν: ὥσπερ καὶ τοῦ θεός: ἐγὼ εἶπα, θεοὶ ἐστέ. καὶ ἄλλα πλεῖστα ὀνόματα τοιαῦτά εἰσι.
Notes:
For the headword as a proper name see mu 56.
[1] Similarly glossed in Hesychius (mu105) and elsewhere.
[2] Psalm 81.6 LXX, quoted at John 10.34.
[3] cf. Theodoret (PG 80.868a) on Psalm 1.1 LXX.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 April 2009@00:53:44.
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