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This new spouse to the advent to Metaphysics provides an summary of Heidegger's textual content and a number of views on its interpretation from greater than a dozen hugely revered individuals.

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The same Hebrew expression is elsewhere rendered by o1rh ai)w/nia (Mic 2:9) and by bounoi\ ai)w/nioi (Hab 3:6). At Deut 33:27, the everlasting arms of God are given as braxi/onoi a)e/naoi. Finally, colâm is translated as a)ei/ or a)p ) a)rxh=j (compare a)p’ ai)w=noj and similar expressions) to indicate time long past: Josh 24:2, “your father from the beginning [a)p ) a)rxh=j],” that is, from long ago (Hebrew mē colâm). 41 At Is 57:11 and 64:4, and at Jer 5:15, however, the term is not translated, even though it is present in the Hebrew, just as the simple colâm is not rendered into Greek at Jer 31:3.

2). 88, every science and mathematical entity is called a)i+/dion. 23 In the Theologumena Arithmeticae p. ” For the decad “was called eternity,” ai)w/n, since it “embraces the whole universe, and is most perfect and eternal,” teleio/tatoj kai\ a)i+/dioj (p. 17 there is the eternal union (a)i+/dioj sunoxh/) of the four principles of the universe (which are u(f ) ou[, e)c ou[, di ) o3, pro\j o3). 6, it is Logos that is a)i+/dioj, with which the soul is united beyond all matter (e)kto\j pa/shj u3lhj).

46 of Book 2, in which Porphyry, while insisting on the eternity of the world and thus on the impossibility of its having an end or a beginning in time, asserts that “the Demiurge operates eternally [ai)wni/wj, sc. outside of time], whereas the cosmos is eternal [a)id+/ ioj] in accord with that eternity [a)i+dio/thj], that is, extended in every time [ei)j a3panta to\n xro/non e)kteinome/nh]; it is forever becoming [a)ei\ gi/gnetai], ordered, and incorruptible [a1fqartoj], but it is not the case that it forever is [ou)k e1stin a)ei/].

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