Ἐξ ἐθνῶν καὶ Ἄγαρ. τί δὲ ἄγγελος; ἢ τί τὸ ὕδωρ; ἐξ ἐθνῶν καὶ ἐγώ· τοὔνεκεν οἶδα τάδε.

2 οἶδα c οἶδε P

64 Εἰς τοὺς οʹ φοίνικας καὶ τὰς ιβʹ πηγάς

Ἑπτάκι τοὺς δέκα φοίνικας, δυοκαίδεκα πηγὰς Χριστοῦ τοσσατίων ἴσθι τύπους ἑτάρων.

1 ἑπτάκι ex ἑπτάκις P

65 Εἰς τὸν Ἀβραάμ

Ἀβραὰμ υἱὸν ἄγει θυσίην Θεῷ· ἵλαθι· ποίην νοῦς ὁράᾳ θυσίην, ἧς τόδε γράμμα τύπος.

66 Εἰς τὸν Μελχισεδὲκ διδοῦντα τῷ Ἀβραὰμ οἶνον καὶ ἄρτους

—Μελχισεδὲκ βασιλεῦ, ἱερεῦ, ἄρτους τε καὶ οἶνον ὡς τίς ἐὼν παρέχεις; —ὡς τύπος ἀτρεκίης.

2 ἐὼν Jacobs ἔχων P

67 Εἰς τὸν Ἀβραάμ, ὅτε ὑπεδέξατο τὸν Θεόν

Μορφὴν ἐνθάδε μοῦνον ἔχει Θεός· ὕστερον αὖτε ἐς φύσιν ἀτρεκέως ἤλυθεν ἀνδρομέην.

1 μοῦνον Jacobs μούνην P



Hagar too is of the gentiles. But what is the angel? What is the water? I too am of the gentiles; therefore I know these things.1

64 On the seventy palms and twelve wells

Know that the seventy palms and twelve wells of water are figures of the number of Christ’s disciples.1

65 On Abraham

Abraham takes his son to be sacrificed to God. Have mercy! This picture is a figure of the sacrifice the mind sees.1

66 On Melchisedek giving wine and bread to Abraham

“Melchisedek, king and priest, who are you to give bread and wine?”

“A figure of Truth.”1

67 On Abraham receiving God

Here God has only the form of a man, but later he truly attained a human nature.1

DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.greek_anthology_1.2014