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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 who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the Spirit, not in the letter; whose praise is not from men but from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:3 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:5 - Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each one’s praise will come from God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:18 - And we have sent with him the brother whose praise is in the gospel throughout all the churches,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:6 - to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:12 - that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:14 - who[fn] is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:11 - being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:8 - Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:7 - that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:14 - or to governors, as to those who are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of those who do good.
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