Definition of Pleromas
1. pleroma [n] - See also: pleroma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleromas
Literary usage of Pleromas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. St. Paul's Epistles to the Colossians & to Philemon: A Revised Text with by Joseph Barber Lightfoot (1876)
"... pleroma and in every perfection and in every mystery, which things are the perfection of all the perfections and the pleroma of all the pleromas'1. ..."
2. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Allan Menzies, Bernhard Pick (1885)
"... of what had taken place, that the unity of the pleromas, being endowed with equality, might develop in all that one power which flows from all. ..."
3. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1886)
"(And his descent took place) in order that the unifying process, which is inherent in Agathos, of the pleromas might produce in all the single power that ..."
4. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"But the generic and expressed names of the elements he called ^Eons, and Logoi, and Roots, and Seeds, and pleromas, and Fruits. ..."
5. The Church's Task Under the Roman Empire: Four Lectures with Preface, Notes by Charles Bigg (1905)
"They attributed exaggerated honour to the Virgin Mary; ' the pleroma of all pleromas' she is called in the Pistis Sophia*. In this direction there is only ..."