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  • Aristotle distinguished deductive signs – tekmeria-which were always true and inductive signs – semeia – which were likely but not certain.

    There Are Some Lines You Just Don’t Cross « Blog 2009

  • Editors read {ton tekmeria polla esti k.t.l.} “wherein there are many evidences to prove, etc.”

    The History of Herodotus Herodotus 2003

  • Editors read {ton tekmeria polla esti k.t.l.} "wherein there are many evidences to prove, etc."

    The history of Herodotus — Volume 1 480? BC-420? BC Herodotus 1883

  • The proofs were infallible, tekmeria -- plain indications, both that he was alive (he walked and talked with them, he ate and drank with them) and that it was he himself, and not another; for he showed them again and again the marks of the wounds in his hands, and feet, and side, which was the utmost proof the thing was capable of or required.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation) 1721

  • If any shall ask by what tekmeria, or infallible tokens, they might know assuredly the inspirations of the Holy Spirit, and be satisfied, with such a persuasion as was not liable to mistake, that they were not imposed upon, I must say plainly that I cannot tell, for these are things whereof we have no experience; nor is any thing of this nature, whatever some falsely and foolishly impute unto them who profess and avow an interest in the ordinary gracious workings of the

    Pneumatologia 1616-1683 1967


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