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Headword: Οὐκ ἔπεσεν εἰς γῆν εὐχή
Adler number: omicron,875
Translated headword: the prayer did not fall to earth
Vetting Status: high
Meaning it was heard. For God pities him and put him to sleep.
Greek Original:
Οὐκ ἔπεσεν εἰς γῆν ἡ εὐχή: ἀντὶ τοῦ εἰσηκούσθη. οἰκτείρει γὰρ αὐτὸν ὁ θεὸς καὶ ἐς ὕπνον ἐνέβαλεν.
The source of the headword phrase, presumably a quotation, is unidentifiable, but cf. I Kingdoms 3.19 LXX (about Samuel, sigma 80): "none of his words fell to earth."
Keywords: biography; ethics; imagery; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 October 2009@01:51:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 28 October 2009@04:18:12.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 1 August 2013@05:08:41.
David Whitehead (coding) on 20 May 2016@06:04:20.


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