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Bullinger's Figures of Speech Used in the Bible

Mimesis; or Description of Sayings

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Mi-mee-sis, from the Greek μίμησις (mi-mee-sis), imitation, from μιμεῖσθαι (mimeisthai), to imitate.

The name is used when the sayings (and sometimes motions and thoughts) of another are described or imitated by way of emphasis.

Hence called by the Latins IMITATIO, imitation.


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Bullinger, E. W., D.D. Entry for 'Mimesis; or Description of Sayings'. Bullinger's Figures of Speech Used in the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/lexicons/bullinger/136.

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