From: Ben Crick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Mar 05 1999 - 19:47:10 EST
On Fri 5 Mar 99 , email@example.com wrote:
> I have a vague recollection that there is a Greek (or perhaps Latin)
> source underlying the common expression "there is nothing new under
> the sun."
> Does anyone happen to know if that is correct, and if so, what the
> is and the Greek (or Latin) form of the saying?
Look no further than Ecclesiastes 1:9 <10> in any version of the Bible.
Latin: .... nihil sub sole novum. Vulgate
Hebrew: .... We'eYN KoL-ChaDaSh TaChaTh HaShShaMeSh. BH
Greek: .... KAI OUK ESTI PAN PROSFATON hUPO TON hHLION. LXX
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