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τίνοςχρείας, “"for what request,"”—depending on the idea of “δεόμεθα, χρῄζομεν”, implied in “προσπίτνομεν”:

ἀνύσαι (sc.αὐτήν”), epexegetic inf., “"so that ye should obtain it"”: cp. 1211 (n.).—For the use of χρείας, cp. O. T. 1435καὶ τοῦ με χρείας ὧδε λιπαρεῖς τυχεῖν;

αὐταὶ, with our own eyes (instead of merely hearing that it exists).

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