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Headword: Ὕψος
Adler number: upsilon,767
Translated headword: height
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] elevation.
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'height of days', [meaning] prosperity. David [says]: "those waging war against me from a height".[1]
Greek Original:
Ὕψος: ἔπαρμα. καὶ Ὕψος ἡμερῶν, ἡ εὐημερία. Δαβίδ: οἱ πολεμοῦντές με ἀπὸ ὕψους.
Note:
[1] Theodoret (PG 80, 1284b) on Psalm 55:3 LXX. (The Suda's 'height of days', however, occurs only here.)
Keywords: Christianity; definition; imagery; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 June 2004@08:03:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 June 2004@01:58:35.
David Whitehead (cosmetic) on 2 June 2004@03:28:31.
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