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Headword: Ὀγδόη
Adler number: omicron,16
Translated headword: eighth
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. Referring to] the future condition.[1]
"Give a share to the seven and even to the eight."[2]
Greek Original:
Ὀγδόη: ἡ μέλλουσα κατάστασις. δὸς μερίδα τοῖς ἑπτὰ καί γε τοῖς ὀκτώ.
Notes:
[1] That is, the age to come: Theodoret (PG 80,901b) on Psalm 6:1 LXX. This is the heading of the Psalm, and probably refers to an eight-stringed lyre.
[2] Ecclesiastes 11:2 LXX (the verse following the well-known 'Cast thy bread upon the waters etc.').
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Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 December 2003@01:28:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 December 2003@08:07:55.
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