septenarius

sep·te·nar·i·us

 (sĕp′tə-nâr′ē-əs)
n. pl. sep·te·nar·i·i (-ē-ī′)
A Latin verse used only in comedy and consisting of seven feet, especially a catalectic iambic or trochaic tetrameter.

[Latin septēnārius, of seven, from septēnī, seven each, from septem, seven; see septennial.]
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septenarius

(ˌsɛptəˈnɛərɪəs)
n
any line of verse containing seven metrical feet
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Qui septenarius sacratus numerus a nobis sic implebitur, si matutino, primae, tertiae, sextae, nonae, vesperae completoriique tempore nostrae servitutis officia persolvamus, quia de his diurnis horis dixit: Septies in die laudem dixi tibi."
Aber das andert nichts an der Heiligkeit des Numerus Septenarius. Denn die Zahl der Jahre vom Rufe Gottes an Abraham, bis zur Geburt Christi, ist 1960, welches 4 apokalyptische Perioden austragt, jeden zu 490, oder auch 40 apok.