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Meaning of んと流す

Can anyone please explain the meaning of 得させんとながす to me. Full sentence: 多くの人のために、罪の赦し得させんとながすものなり。

Thanks you very much for the help!

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You are not parsing it correctly. The -n belongs to the previous verb esaseN. It is a contraction of -mu > -m > -n. It is meaning #2 expressing intention.

All of you, drink of this chalice. It is the blood of my contract. It is that which flows in order to receive redemption for the sins of the many.

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In this case, 得る is acting on its own and 赦し is nominalized, right? Tricky to parse! – Trevor Alexander Feb 27 '13 at 3:07

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