Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Red Letter
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's G1922 - epignōsis

Choose a new font size and typeface
epignōsis (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:689,119

Trench's Synonyms: lxxv. σοφία, φρόνησις, γνῶσις, ἐπίγνωσις.

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπίγνωσις epígnōsis, ep-ig'-no-sis; from G1921; recognition, i.e. (by implication) full discernment, acknowledgement:—(ac-)knowledge(-ing, - ment).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's G1922 in the following manner: knowledge (16x), acknowledging (3x), acknowledgement (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's G1922 in the following manner: knowledge (16x), acknowledging (3x), acknowledgement (1x).
  1. precise and correct knowledge

    1. used in the NT of the knowledge of things ethical and divine

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπίγνωσις epígnōsis, ep-ig'-no-sis; from G1921; recognition, i.e. (by implication) full discernment, acknowledgement:—(ac-)knowledge(-ing, - ment).
ἐπίγνωσις, -εως, , (ἐπιγινώσκω, which see [cf. also Bp. Lightfoot on Colossians 1:9; Trench § 75 at the end]), precise and correct knowledge; used in the N. T. of the knowledge of things ethical and divine: absolute, Philippians 1:9; Colossians 3:10; κατ’ ἐπίγνωσιν, Romans 10:2; with the genitive of the thing known, Colossians 1:9; Colossians 2:2; Philemon 1:6; τῆς ἀληθείας, 1 Timothy 2:4; 2 Timothy 2:25; 2 Timothy 3:7; Titus 1:1; Hebrews 10:26; τῆς ἁμαρτίας, Romans 3:20; with the genitive of the person known; — of God, especially the knowledge of his holy will and of the blessings which he has bestowed and constantly bestows on men through Christ: Ephesians 1:17; Colossians 1:10; 2 Peter 1:2; of Christ, i. e. the true knowledge of Christ's nature, dignity, benefits: Ephesians 4:13; 2 Peter 1:8; 2 Peter 2:20; of God and Christ: 2 Peter 1:2; θεὸν ἔχειν ἐν ἐπιγνώσει i. e. to keep the knowledge of the one true God which has illumined the soul, Romans 1:28. (Polybius, Plutarch, Herodian, [others]; Sept. occasionally for דַּעַת; 2 Macc. 9:11.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1:28; 3:20; 10:2
1:17; 4:13
1:9; 1:9; 1:10; 2:2; 3:10
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
2:25; 3:7
2 Peter
1:2; 1:2; 1:8; 2:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1922 matches the Greek ἐπίγνωσις (epignōsis),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:28 -

And just as they did not see fit [fn]to acknowledge G1922 God, God gave them up to a depraved mind, to do those things that are not proper,

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:20 - because by the works [fn]of the Law [fn]none of mankind will be justified in His sight; for [fn]through the Law comes [fn]knowledge G1922 of sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:2 - For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge G1922.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:17 - that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the [fn]knowledge G1922 of Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:13 - until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the [fn]knowledge G1922 of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature [fn]which belongs to the fullness of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:9 - And this I pray, that your love may overflow still more and more in real G1922 knowledge G1922 and all discernment,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:9 -

For this reason we also, since the day we heard about it, have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the [fn]knowledge G1922 of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:10 - so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, [fn]to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and [fn]increasing in the [fn]knowledge G1922 of God;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:2 - that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and that they would attain to all the wealth [fn]that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true G1922 knowledge G1922 of God’s mystery, that is, Christ Himself,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:10 - and have put on the new self, which is being [fn]renewed to a true G1922 knowledge G1922 according to the image of the One who created it—
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:4 - who wants all people to be saved and to come to the [fn]knowledge G1922 of the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:25 - with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge G1922 of the truth,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:7 - always learning and never able to come to the [fn]knowledge G1922 of the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:1 -

Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, [fn]for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge G1922 of the truth which is according to godliness,

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:6 - and I pray that the fellowship of your faith may become effective [fn]through the knowledge G1922 of every good thing which is in you [fn]for the sake of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:26 -

For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge G1922 of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:2 - Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge G1922 of God and of Jesus [fn]our Lord,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:3 - for His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true G1922 knowledge G1922 of Him who called us [fn]by His own glory and [fn]excellence.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:8 - For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they do not make you useless nor unproductive in the true G1922 knowledge G1922 of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:20 - For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world by the knowledge G1922 of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and are overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.
BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan