Re: guron

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Tue Aug 31 1999 - 09:45:31 EDT

At 5:37 AM -0700 8/31/99, Robert W Meyers wrote:
>Could someone tell me the meaning of this word
>in the LXX of Job 22:14 and Isa. 40:22?

GUROS means "circle"; these passages seem to be based upon a cosmology that
assumes a rounded brazier of heaven and a rounded flat surface of earth.

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
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