Parallel Gallery
and Journal

Siting the Body
footnote 18

Etymological roots are indicated by the sign ç.

Language groups are as follows: SKT: Sanscrt; E: Egyptian; HB: Hebrew; GK: Greek; L: Latin; AS: Anglo Saxon; ME: Middle English; OHG: Old High German; G: German; OFR: Old French; FR: French; IT: Italian; ICL: Icelandic; N: Nordic; SW: Swedish.

GK: skotos, skotia (scotia) = shadiness, darkness; from skia = shade, shadow (sky); cf. skenos = the human body as shading and sheltering indwelling spirit; tabernacle, hut or temporary residence; skaphe = vessel, boat, skiff; skapto = dig; skeuos = vessel, implement, apparatus, instrument; skene = tent, shade, cloth hut, habitation; skenoo = to tent, encamp, occupy, reside, See the identity of God with thick clouds which settle the Israelites in their exodus: Genesis 9, 13 - "I set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth"; and Exodus 13, 21; 19, 9: "Lo, I am coming to you in a thick cloud"; etc. (cloud - HB: anan = cover, covert, cloud-covered sky; and anaph = bower, branch - as shading canopy).