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ἐν σοὶ: 247.

γίγνεσθαι is never merely “εἶναι. ἐν σοὶ γίγνεται τὰ κείνων κράτη”=their power comes to be in thy hand: i.e. the new oracle so appoints.

φασί with indef. subject, "people say," report says (we cannot supply "the θεωροί" from 413).

κράτη, political predominance generally, but with esp. ref. to prevalence in war against Athens (1332): the plur. as of royal power ( Ant. 173κράτη...καὶ θρόνους”).

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