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Headword: Νύκτα
Adler number: nu,575
Translated headword: night
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The Scripture often calls misfortunes [night], since those who fall into misfortunes think that they are living in darkness.
Greek Original:
Νύκτα τὰς συμφορὰς πολλάκις ἡ Γραφὴ καλεῖ, ἐπειδὴ οἱ ἐν συμφοραῖς περιπίπτοντες ἐν σκότει διάγειν νομίζουσι.
Note:
Theodoret (PG 80.885d) on Psalm 3.6 LXX. The headword is the accusative singular of νύξ : cf. nu 576, nu 612, nu 613.
Keywords: Christianity; ethics; imagery; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 August 2006@22:20:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 7 August 2006@03:33:22.
Catharine Roth (augmented note with cross-references) on 7 August 2006@11:13:10.
David Whitehead on 18 June 2013@04:27:37.
David Whitehead on 18 June 2013@04:28:05.
David Whitehead (coding) on 19 May 2016@06:39:48.

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