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21:21 Mar 9, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: the chosen one
the one chosen
martn rojas
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5electus
Vidmantas Stilius


  

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electus


Explanation:
electus (masculine)
electa (feminine)

E.g.
When John of Forde comments on the Song of Songs, he begins with the quotation: "My Beloved is radiant and ruddy, chosen in thousands" (Sg 5:10). The phrase electus in milibus , 'chosen in thousands', is worth noting carefully, since I have not been able to discover a single manuscript of the Bible in which it occurs. It is always found in the form: electus ex milibus , 'chosen from thousands'. The only place where I have been able to find the reading: electus in milibus is in Saint Bernard's twenty-eighth sermon on the Canticle, where it occurs in about four manuscripts.


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