anarthrous


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anarthrous

(ăn-är′thrəs)
adj. Linguistics
Occurring without an article. Used especially of Greek nouns.
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38) Mot appears again in the next sentence, anarthrous in the manuscripts, but that could only yield the (non)sense 'And Mot shone out, the sun and moon, the stars and "great stars".
The absence of the Greek article is not an argument against taking the phrase to be the Holy Spirit, as Origen elsewhere uses the anarthrous expression for the Holy Spirit, and Blanc so translates it in these places (for example, 28.
The expression is anarthrous, but it is clearly the Holy Spirit that is meant, as Blanc also translates it.