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Lexicon :: Strong's G1868 - epainos

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epainos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἐπί (G1909) and the base of αἰνέω (G134)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:586,242

Strong’s Definitions

ἔπαινος épainos, ep'-ahee-nos; from G1909 and the base of G134; laudation; concretely, a commendable thing:—praise.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G1868 in the following manner: praise (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G1868 in the following manner: praise (11x).
  1. approbation, commendation, praise

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔπαινος épainos, ep'-ahee-nos; from G1909 and the base of G134; laudation; concretely, a commendable thing:—praise.
ἔπαινος, -ου, , (ἐπί and αἶνος [as it were, a tale for another; cf. Buttmann Lexil. § 83, 4; Schmidt, chapter 155]); approbation, commendation, praise: Philippians 4:8; ἔκ τινος, bestowed by one, Romans 2:29; ἔπαινον ἔχειν ἔκ τινος, genitive of person, Romans 13:3; ἔπαινος γενήσεται ἑκάστῳ ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ, 1 Corinthians 4:5; with the genitive of the person to whom the praise is given, Romans 2:29; 2 Corinthians 8:18; εἰς ἔπαινον, to the obtaining of praise, 1 Peter 1:7; εἰς ἔπαινόν τινος, that a person or thing may be praised, Ephesians 1:6, 14; Philippians 1:11; [πέμπεσθαι εἰς ἔπ. τινος, 1 Peter 2:14]; εἶναι εἰς ἔπαινόν τινος to be a praise to a person or thing, Ephesians 1:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:29; 2:29; 13:3
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
1:6; 1:12; 1:14
1:11; 4:8
1 Peter
1:7; 2:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1868 matches the Greek ἔπαινος (epainos),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:29 - But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise G1868 is not of men, but of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:3 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise G1868 of the same:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:5 - Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise G1868 of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:18 - And we have sent with him the brother, whose praise G1868 is in the gospel throughout all the churches;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:6 - To the praise G1868 of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:12 - That we should be to the praise G1868 of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:14 - Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise G1868 of his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:11 - Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise G1868 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:8 - Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, G1868 think on these things.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:7 - That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise G1868 and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:14 - Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise G1868 of them that do well.
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