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Headword: Ὀστᾶ
Adler number: omicron,708
Translated headword: bones
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] reasonings, figuratively [expressed]; since bones keep the spirit confined, and the creature carries them.[1]
Also attested is the [singular] form ὀστέον , [which is the same as] ὀστοῦν .
Greek Original:
Ὀστᾶ: τροπικῶς οἱ λογισμοί: ἐπειδὴ τὰ ὀστᾶ στεγανωτέραν ἔχουσι φύσιν, καὶ αὐτὰ φέρει τὸ ζῷον. λέγεται καὶ Ὀστέον, ὀστοῦν.
Notes:
For this headword cf. omicron 709.
[1] Theodoret (PG 80, 904a, cf. 1108c) on Psalm 6.3 LXX ("heal me, o Lord, for my bones are vexed").
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 May 2010@07:41:43.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 24 May 2010@16:59:21.
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