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I.e. 201 results for Comp. here: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Guide_for_the_Perplexed_(Friedlander)/Part_III/Chapters#CHAPTER_XLVI

I assume it means "end of verse" or something?

  • I would assume it means line break, but I have no idea. Seems like it's something that was added into the file. – avi Jan 26 '12 at 20:26
  • It's actually at the beginning of the Pasuk. I don't know what it means. I agree with @avi, that it looks like it was added by the computer code rather than the translator. – Seth J Jan 26 '12 at 20:33
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    @SethJ The physical book has it also. – Alex Dec 25 '17 at 15:47
  • @Alex weird. I don't remember this question at all. – Seth J Dec 25 '17 at 17:56
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It seems in your example that the "Comp." comes before the verse and that it means "compared to."

  • as in "v'chen" brought to bring scriptural proof to a previous statement. – YDK Jan 26 '12 at 21:08
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    It's a little odd, though, in that the usual scholarly abbreviation for this purpose would be the Latinate cf. – Alex Jan 26 '12 at 22:25

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