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Headword: Ὑφέρποντα
Adler number: upsilon,711
Translated headword: creeping, creeping under
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] coming upon, arriving.[1] "For God darkened their thinking because of their lawlessnesses, and they did not see the famine which was creeping upon them."[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑφέρποντα: ἐπερχόμενον, παραγινόμενον. ἐπεσκότει γὰρ αὐτῶν ταῖς γνώμαις διὰ τὰς παρανομίας ὁ θεός, καὶ τὸν ὑφέρποντα λιμὸν αὐτοῖς οὐκ ἔβλεπον.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present active participle of ὑφέρπω , masculine accusative singular.
[2] An approximation of Josephus, Jewish War 5.343.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; historiography; history; imagery; law; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 April 2011@23:34:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 April 2011@03:43:49.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@08:25:08.


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