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Headword: Νῦν εἰς χώραν ἦλθον
Adler number: nu,605
Translated headword: now I came into a place; now they came into a place
Vetting Status: high
[sc. a proverbial saying] in reference to those refusing at first to go where they ought, but later arriving of their own accord.
Greek Original:
Νῦν εἰς χώραν ἦλθον: ἐπὶ τῶν πρῶτον μὲν οὐκ ἀνεχομένων ἐλθεῖν, ὅποι δεῖ, ὕστερον δὲ αὐτομάτως παραγενομένων.
cf. Diogenianus 3.39 and 6.86 (both with ἦλθες , "you came").
See also nu 606.
Keywords: daily life; definition; proverbs
Translated by: Kyle Helms on 4 September 2009@19:40:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, note, status) on 5 September 2009@18:03:31.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 13 September 2009@04:41:50.
David Whitehead on 18 June 2013@06:21:15.


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