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    He also asked the Lord to bless those who should call upon his name for help.

    Finally, he was condemned to beheading with a sword. The holy martyr prayed before his execution, thanking God for strengthening him in his sufferings. He also asked the Lord to bless those who should call upon his name for help. Just as the soldiers raised the sword over the head of the holy martyr, he surrendered his soul into the hands of God. This event occurred in the city of Nicea in the year 250.
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    What does should mean in the sentence in bold?
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    Re: He also asked the Lord to bless those who should call upon his name for help.

    Those who should call upon his name for help means the people who, in the future, would cite the martyr's name when asking for help.
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    Re: He also asked the Lord to bless those who should call upon his name for help.

    1. Those who should call upon his name for help
    2. Those who would call upon his name for help
    What's the difference in meaning between the above two expressions?
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    Re: He also asked the Lord to bless those who should call upon his name for help.

    There is no difference.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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