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Headword: Πολεμῶ
Adler number: pi,1886
Translated headword: I make war, I fight
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Used] with a dative. "[Him] making war on all [their] limbs [and persecuting them] in different ways."[1] But [also used] with an accusative: "fight those who fight me."[2]
Greek Original:
Πολεμῶ: δοτικῇ. πᾶσι μέλεσι πολεμοῦντα διάφορα. αἰτιατικῇ δέ: πολέμησον τοὺς πολεμοῦντάς με.
Notes:
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as an approximation of Gregory of Nazianzus, Speech 15: in praise of the Maccabees PG 35.933a (on Antiochus).
[2] Psalm 34.1 LXX.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; history; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 August 2012@21:50:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 26 August 2012@04:52:03.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2013@08:11:56.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 30 June 2014@22:32:24.
David Whitehead (coding; another keyword) on 23 May 2016@09:25:48.

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