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English translation: The chosen one

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Spanish term or phrase:elegido
English translation:The chosen one
Entered by: David Meléndez Tormen
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01:35 Jun 16, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: elegido
el señor decidió encontrar al elegido. Aquel que con sus actos divinos llevara buenaventura al resto de los mortales.
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The chosen one
Explanation:
Just one example:

"The Hardship of Being A Chosen One

What a great privilege it is to be chosen by Jesus. Mary was chosen to be His mother. For this she is honoured as the greatest saint of all time. The apostles were chosen by Jesus to be his first bishops and priests. They too were venerated as great saints".

(http://www.iol.ie/~eugeneo/chosen.html)

GOOD LUCK!
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David Meléndez Tormen
Spain
Local time: 05:48
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Summary of answers provided
nawould the personHeather Hayes
nathe elected oneregency
nathe Chosen OneHeather Hayes
nathe chosen one
Carol Hart
naThe chosen one
David Meléndez Tormen


  

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55 mins
The chosen one


Explanation:
Just one example:

"The Hardship of Being A Chosen One

What a great privilege it is to be chosen by Jesus. Mary was chosen to be His mother. For this she is honoured as the greatest saint of all time. The apostles were chosen by Jesus to be his first bishops and priests. They too were venerated as great saints".

(http://www.iol.ie/~eugeneo/chosen.html)

GOOD LUCK!

David Meléndez Tormen
Spain
Local time: 05:48
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 475

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
BJD: That's it.
1 hr

Parrot: Yeah!
5 hrs

Claudia Berison: No doubt
5 hrs

bea0: Supongo que Tormen no habrá hecho el comentario tan poco profesional sobre la copia de su respuesta "1st class".
1 day 16 hrs
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7 hrs
the chosen one


Explanation:
the Lord decided to find the chosenone. He that with his divine actions will carry goodness to the rest of the mortals.

Hope this helps! and Lots of Blessings


    Over 30 years experience in translating
    The Holy Bible
Carol Hart
United States
Local time: 23:48
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 59

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Terry Burgess: It irks me that several hours following a 1st-class answer, someone replies with exactly the same answer. Why?????
1 hr

Heathcliff: not only a copycat, but also a lame translation
6 hrs

bea0: No entiendo a qué viene el comentario de la copia, cuando la explicvación de ambas respuestas es diferente.
1 day 10 hrs
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14 hrs
the Chosen One


Explanation:
The Lord decided to seek out the Chosen One--he who, through His divine deeds, shall bring fortune to all other mortals.

I enjoyed this one!


    40 years of having the Bible shoved down my throat ;-)
Heather Hayes

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Terry Burgess: So much religion & faith, etc.,...so little professional integrity! How terribly sad!hon
9 hrs

bea0: Peer grade comments should not be anonymous to avoid disqualisfying comments. Anyway, I suggest not to reply them.
1 day 3 hrs
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18 hrs
the elected one


Explanation:
in this sense the person has been elected or chosen; the same as an elected president- sounds better than chosen president

regency
United States
Local time: 22:48

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Terry Burgess: Same old, same old!
4 hrs
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1 day 17 mins
would the person


Explanation:
who has made a negative comment about my professional integrity like to make themselves known to me or to the public?

What a rude thing to have said. You have no idea about my professional integrity. How dare you?

-Heather Hayes

Heather Hayes

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
bea0: Peer grade comments should not be anonymous to avoid disqualisfying comments. Anyway, I suggest not to reply them.
17 hrs
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