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Headword: Θύραι οὐρανοῦ
Adler number: theta,604
Translated headword: doors of heaven, heaven's doors
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the abundance from above. Metaphorically from the treasuries. David [says]: "and he opened the doors of heaven."
Greek Original:
Θύραι οὐρανοῦ: ἡ ἄνωθεν χορηγία. μεταφορικῶς ἀπὸ τῶν ταμιείων. Δαβίδ: καὶ θύρας οὐρανοῦ ἠνέῳξε.
Note:
Theodoret (PG 80, 1489c) on Psalm 77:23 LXX.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; imagery; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 5 June 2003@17:42:14.
Vetted by:
Ross Scaife ✝ (modified translation, added note) on 5 June 2003@19:32:21.
David Whitehead (expanded and modified note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 6 June 2003@02:50:35.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 18 October 2005@06:26:23.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 22 March 2011@11:29:50.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@08:59:47.
David Whitehead on 28 April 2016@06:53:19.

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