Figure Name epitimesis
Source Bullinger (1898) ("epitimesis; or, reprimand")
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Synonyms reprimand, epiplexis
Etymology Gr. "reproof, reprimand" from epitimao "to put a price upon" from timee "worth" or "value"
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1. An Expression of Feeling by way of Censure, Reproof, or Reproach... The figure is used, where a rebuke, reproof, or reproach is conveyed. (Bullinger, 906)


1. Rom. 9:20. -"Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?" etc. (Bullinger, 907)

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Last Editor Ioanna Malton
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