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Bullinger's Figures of Speech Used in the Bible

Mesodiplosis; or Middle Repetition

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The Repetition of the same Word or Words in the middle of successive Sentences

Mes-o-dip-lo´sis, from the Greek μέσος (mesos), middle, and δίπλωσις (diplôsis), a doubling. The doubling or repetition of a word or words in the middle of successive sentences.

Sometimes called MESOPHONIA (Mes-o-Pho´-ni-a), from μέσος (mesos), middle, and φωνή (phônee), a sound, tone, speech, or voice.

2 Corinthians 4:8-9.-

"We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed;

We are perplexed, but not in despair:

Persecuted, but not forsaken;

Cast down, but not destroyed."

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Bullinger, E. W., D.D. Entry for 'Mesodiplosis; or Middle Repetition'. Bullinger's Figures of Speech Used in the Bible.

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