Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB95
Your Bible Version is the NASB95
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB95
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NASB95

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

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
x

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

Lexicon :: Strong's G4012 - peri

Choose a new font size and typeface
περί
Transliteration
peri (Key)
Pronunciation
per-ee'
Listen
Part of Speech
preposition
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of πέραν (G4008)
mGNT
333x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
331x in 4 unique form(s)
LXX
511x in 2 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:53,827

Strong’s Definitions

περί perí, per-ee'; from the base of G4008; properly, through (all over), i.e. around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period):—(there-)about, above, against, at, on behalf of, × and his company, which concern, (as) concerning, for, × how it will go with, ((there-, where-)) of, on, over, pertaining (to), for sake, × (e-)state, (as) touching, (where-)by (in), with. In comparative, it retains substantially the same meaning of circuit (around), excess (beyond), or completeness (through).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 331x

The KJV translates Strong's G4012 in the following manner: of (148x), for (61x), concerning (40x), about (31x), as touching (8x), touching (3x), whereof (with G3739) (3x), not translated (4x), miscellaneous (33x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 331x
The KJV translates Strong's G4012 in the following manner: of (148x), for (61x), concerning (40x), about (31x), as touching (8x), touching (3x), whereof (with G3739) (3x), not translated (4x), miscellaneous (33x).
  1. about, concerning, on account of, because of, around, near

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
περί perí, per-ee'; from the base of G4008; properly, through (all over), i.e. around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period):—(there-)about, above, against, at, on behalf of, × and his company, which concern, (as) concerning, for, × how it will go with, ((there-, where-)) of, on, over, pertaining (to), for sake, × (e-)state, (as) touching, (where-)by (in), with. In comparative, it retains substantially the same meaning of circuit (around), excess (beyond), or completeness (through).
STRONGS NT 4012: περί
περί (akin to πέρα, πέραν; (Curtius, § 359)), preposition, joined in the N. T. with the genitive and the accusative (in classical Greek also with the dative), and indicating that the person or thing relative to which an act or state is predicated is as it were encompassed by this act or state; Latin circum, circa; around, about.
I. with the GENITIVE it denotes that around which an act or state revolves; about, concerning, as touching, etc. (Latin de, quod attinet ad, causa with a genitive propter) (cf. Winers Grammar, 372f (349)).
a. about, concerning, (Latin de; in later Latin also circa): after verbs of speaking, teaching, writing, etc., see under ἀναγγέλλω, ἀπαγμαι, διαγνωρίζω, διαλέγομαι, διδάσκω, διηγοῦμαι (Hebrews 11:32), διήγησις, εἶπον and προεῖπον, ἐπερωτάω and ἐρωτάω, κατηχέω, λαλέω, λέγω, λόγον αἰτέω, λόγον ἀποδίδωμι, λόγον δίδωμι, μαρτυρέω, μνεία, μνημονεύω, προκαταγγέλλω, προφητεύω, ὑπομιμνῄσκω, χρηματίζομαι, ἦχος, φήμη, etc.; after verbs of hearing, knowing, ascertaining, inquiring, see under ἀκούω, γινώσκω, ἐπίσταμαι, εἶδον, ἐξετάζω, ζητέω, ἐκζητέω, ἐπιζητέω, ζήτημα, πυνθάνομαι, etc.; after verbs of thinking, deciding, supposing, doubting, etc.; see under διαλογίζομαι, ἐνθυμέομαι, πέπεισμαι, πιστεύω, διαπορέω, ἐλέγχω, etc.
b. as respects (A. V. often (as) touching);
α. with verbs, to indicate that what is expressed by the verb (or verbal noun) holds so far forth as some person or thing is concerned; with regard to, in reference to: Acts 28:21; Hebrews 11:20; περί σου μνεία, 2 Timothy 1:3; ἐξουσίαν ἔχειν, 1 Corinthians 7:37; ἐπιταγήν ἔχειν, ibid. 25; see ἐντέλλομαι, ἐντολή, παρακαλέω, παραμυθέομαι, πρόφασις, ἔκδικος, λαγχάνω to cast lots.
β. with the neuter plural (and singular) of the article, τά περί τίνος the things concerning a person or thing, i. e. what relates to, can be said about, etc.: τά περί τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 1:3; Acts 8:12 (Rec.); Acts 19:8 (here L Tr WH omit τά); τά περί τῆς ὁδοῦ, Acts 24:22; with the genitive of a person one's affairs, his condition or state: Acts 28:15; Ephesians 6:22; Philippians 1:27; Philippians 2:19ff; Colossians 4:8; in a forensic sense, one's cause or case, Acts 24:10; τά περί Ἰησοῦ (or τοῦ κυρίου) (the (rumors) about Jesus (as a worker of miracles), Mark 5:27 T Tr marginal reading brackets WH); the things (necessary to be known and believed) concerning Jesus, Acts 18:25; Acts 23:11; Acts 28:23 Rec., 31; the things that befell Jesus, his death, Luke 24:19; the things in the O. T. relative to him, the prophecies concerning him, Luke 24:27; the career, death, appointed him by God, Luke 22:37 (here T Tr WH τό etc.).
γ. περί τίνος, absolutely, at the beginning of sentences, concerning, as to: 1 Corinthians 7:1; 1 Corinthians 8:1; 1 Corinthians 16:1, 12; but in other places it is more properly taken with the following verb, Matthew 22:31; Matthew 24:36; Mark 12:26; 1 Corinthians 7:25; 1 Corinthians 8:1, 4; 1 Corinthians 12:1; 1 Thessalonians 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:1; cf. Winers Grammar, 373 (350).
c. on account of;
α. of the subject matter, which at the same time occasions the action expressed by the verb: so after verbs of accusing, see ἐγκαλέω, κατηγορέω, κρίνω τινα περί τίνος, etc.; after verbs expressing emotion, see θαυμάζω, ἀγανακτέω, καυχάομαι, σπλαγχνίζομαι, εὐχαριστέω, εὐχαριστία, αἰνέω, μέλειμοι μεριμνάω; also after εὔχομαι, 3 John 1:2, see πᾶς II. 2 b. θ'.
β. of the cause for (on account of) which a tiring is done, or of that which gave occasion for the action or occurrence: Mark 1:44; Luke 5:14; John 10:33 (περί τῆς βλασφημίας λάβετε αὐτόν, Ev. Nic c. 4, p. 546, Thilo edition (p. 221, Tdf. edition)); Acts 15:2; Acts 19:23; Acts 25:15, 18, 24; Colossians 2:1 (R G).
γ. on account of i. e. for, for the benefit or advantage of: Matthew 26:28; Mark 14:24 R G; Luke 4:38; John 16:26; John 17:9, 20; Hebrews 5:3; Hebrews 11:40; περί and ὑπέρ alternate in Ephesians 6:18f (cf. Winers Grammar, 383 (358) n. also § 50, 3; Buttmann, § 147, 21, 22; Wieseler, Meyer, Lightfoot, Ellicott on Galatians 1:4).
δ. περί is used of the design or purpose for removing something or taking it away: περί ἁμαρτίας, to destroy sin, Romans 8:3 [al. find here the same idiom as in Hebrews 10:6 below (cf. R. B. txt.)]; διδόναι ἑαυτόν περί τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν, to expiate, atone for, sins, Galatians 1:4 (where R WH text ὑπέρ (see as in γ above, and cf. ὑπέρ, I. 6)); also to offer sacrifices, and simply sacrifices, περί ἁμαρτιῶν. Hebrews 5:3 (R G ὑπέρ; see as above); Hebrews 10:18,26; περί ἁμαρτιῶν ἔπαθε (ἀπέθανεν), 1 Peter 3:18; περί ἁμαρτίας namely, θυσίαι, sacrifices for sin, expiatory sacrifices, Hebrews 10:6 (from Psalm 39:7 (Ps. 40:7); cf. Numbers 8:8; see ἁμαρτία, 3; τά περί τῆς ἁμαρτίας Leviticus 6:25; τό περί τῆς ἁμαρτίας, Leviticus 14:19); ἱλασμός περί τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν, 1 John 2:2; 1 John 4:10.
II. with the ACCUSATIVE (Winers Grammar, 406 (379));
a. of place; about, around: as, about parts of the body, Matthew 3:4; (Matthew 18:6 L T Tr WH); Mark 1:6; Mark 9:42; Luke 17:2; Revelation 15:6. about places: Luke 13:8; Acts 22:6; Jude 1:7; τά περί τόν τόπον ἐκεῖνον, the neighborhood of that place, Acts 28:7; οἱ περί with an accusative of place, those dwelling about a place or in its vicinity, Mark 3:8 (T Tr WH omit; L brackets οἱ). οἱ περί τινα, those about one, i. e. with him, his companions, associates, friends, etc., Mark 4:10; Luke 22:49; (add, Mark 16 WH (rejected) Shorter Conclusion); according to Greek idiom οἱ περί τόν Παῦλον, Paul and his companions (German die Paulusgesellschaft) (cf. Winers Grammar, 406 (379); Buttmann, § 125, 8), Acts 13:13; according to a later Greek usage αἱ περί Μάρθαν denotes Martha herself, John 11:19 (although others (e. g. Meyer, Weiss, Keil, Godet, others) understand by it Martha and her attendants or domestics; but L Tr WH read πρός τήν (for τάς περί) Μάρθαν); cf. Matthiae, § 583, 2; Bernhardy (1829), p. 263; Kühncr ii., p. 230f; (Winers Grammar, and Buttmann, as above). in phrases the underlying notion of which is that of revolving about sometiring: of persons engaged in any occupation, οἱ περί τά τοιαῦτα ἐργάται (A. V. the workmen of like occupation), Acts 19:25; περισπᾶσθαι, πυρβάζεσθαι περί τί, Luke 10:40, 41 (but here L T Tr WIt text θορυβάζῃ which see (and WH marginal reading omits περί πολλά)) (περί τήν γεωργίαν γίνεσθαι, 2 Macc. 12:1).
b. as to, in reference to, concerning: so after ἀδόκιμος, 2 Timothy 3:8; ἀστόχειν, 1 Timothy 6:21; 2 Timothy 2:18; ναυάγειν, 1 Timothy 1:19; νόσειν, 1 Timothy 6:4; περί πάντα ἑαυτόν παρέχεσθαι τύπον, Titus 2:7; τά περί ἐμέ, the state of my affairs, Philippians 2:23; αἱ περί τά λοιπά ἐπιθυμίαι Mark 4:19 (αἱ περί τό σῶμα ἐπιθυμίαι, Aristotle, rhet. 2, 12, 3; τά περί ψυχήν καί σῶμα ἀγαθά, eth. Nic. 1, 8); cf. Winers Grammar, § 30, 3 N. 5; (Buttmann, § 125, 9).
c. of Time; in a somewhat indefinite specification of time, about, near: περί τρίτην ὥραν, Matthew 20:3; add, Matthew 20:5f,9; Matthew 27:46; Mark 6:48; Acts 10:(Acts 10:3 L T Tr WH),Acts 10:9; Acts 22:6.
III. in COMPOSITION περί in the N. T. signifies:
1. in a circuit, round about, all around, as περιάγω, περιβάλλω, περιαστράπτω, περίκειμαι, περιοικέω, etc., etc.
2. beyond (because that which surrounds a thing does not belong to the thing itself but is beyond it): περίεργος, περιεργάζομαι, περιλείπω, περιμένω, περιούσιος, περισσός, περισσεύω.
3. through ((?) — intensive, rather (cf. περιάπτω, 2)): περιπείρω.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
6:25; 14:19
Numbers
8:8
Psalms
39:7; 40:7
Matthew
3:4; 18:6; 20:3; 20:5; 20:9; 22:31; 24:36; 26:28; 27:46
Mark
1:6; 1:44; 3:8; 4:10; 4:19; 5:27; 6:48; 9:42; 12:26; 14:24; 16
Luke
4:38; 5:14; 10:40; 10:41; 13:8; 17:2; 22:37; 22:49; 24:19; 24:27
John
10:33; 11:19; 16:26; 17:9; 17:20
Acts
1:3; 8:12; 10; 10:3; 10:9; 13:13; 15:2; 18:25; 19:8; 19:23; 19:25; 22:6; 22:6; 23:11; 24:10; 24:22; 25:15; 25:18; 25:24; 28:7; 28:15; 28:21; 28:23
Romans
8:3
1 Corinthians
7:1; 7:25; 7:37; 8:1; 8:1; 8:4; 12:1; 16:1; 16:12
Galatians
1:4; 1:4
Ephesians
6:18; 6:22
Philippians
1:27; 2:19; 2:23
Colossians
2:1; 4:8
1 Thessalonians
4:9; 5:1
1 Timothy
1:19; 6:4; 6:21
2 Timothy
1:3; 2:18; 3:8
Titus
2:7
Hebrews
5:3; 5:3; 10:6; 10:6; 10:18; 10:26; 11:20; 11:32; 11:40
1 Peter
3:18
1 John
2:2; 4:10
3 John
1:2
Jude
1:7
Revelation
15:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4012 matches the Greek περί (peri),
which occurs 331 times in 304 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 7 (Mat 2:8–Mar 14:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:8 - And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search carefully for the Child; and when you have found Him, report to me, so that I too may come and worship Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:4 - Now John himself had [fn]a garment of camel’s hair and a leather belt around G4012 his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:6 - and *said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down; for it is written,
‘HE WILL COMMAND HIS ANGELS CONCERNING G4012 YOU’;
and
‘ON their HANDS THEY WILL BEAR YOU UP,
SO THAT YOU WILL NOT STRIKE YOUR FOOT AGAINST A STONE.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - “And why are you worried about G4012 clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:18 - Now when Jesus saw a crowd around G4012 Him, He gave orders to depart to the other side of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:36 - Seeing the [fn]people, He felt compassion for them, because they were [fn]distressed and [fn]dispirited like sheep [fn]without a shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:7 - As these men were going away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about G4012 John, “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:10 - “This is the one about G4012 whom it [fn]is written,
‘BEHOLD, I SEND MY MESSENGER [fn]AHEAD OF YOU,
WHO WILL PREPARE YOUR WAY BEFORE YOU.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:36 - “But I tell you that every [fn]careless word that people [fn]speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:7 - “You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:11 - “How is it that you do not understand that I did not speak to you concerning G4012 bread? But beware of the [fn]leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:13 - Then the disciples understood that He had spoken to them about G4012 John the Baptist.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:19 - “Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about G4012 anything that they may ask, it shall be done for them [fn]by My Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:3 - “And he went out about G4012 the [fn]third hour and saw others standing idle in the market place;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:5 - “Again he went out about G4012 the [fn]sixth and the ninth hour, and did [fn]the same thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:6 - “And about G4012 the [fn]eleventh hour he went out and found others standing around; and he *said to them, ‘Why have you been standing here idle all day long?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:9 - “When those hired about G4012 the eleventh hour came, each one received a [fn]denarius.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:24 - And hearing this, the ten became indignant with the two brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:45 - When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they understood that He was speaking about G4012 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:16 - And they *sent their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and [fn]defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:31 - “But regarding G4012 the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:42 - “What do you think about G4012 [fn]the Christ, whose son is He?” They *said to Him, “The son of David.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:36 - “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:24 - “The Son of Man is to go, just as it is written of Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good [fn]for that man if he had not been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:28 - for this is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:46 - About G4012 the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “ELI, ELI, LAMA SABACHTHANI?” that is, “MY GOD, MY GOD, WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:6 - John was clothed with camel’s hair and wore a leather belt around G4012 his waist, and [fn]his diet was locusts and wild honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:30 - Now Simon’s mother-in-law was lying sick with a fever; and immediately they *spoke to [fn]Jesus about G4012 her.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:44 - and He *said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:8 - and from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and beyond the Jordan, and the vicinity G4012 of Tyre and Sidon, a great number of people heard of all that He was doing and came to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:32 - A crowd was sitting around G4012 Him, and they *said to Him, “Behold, Your mother and Your brothers are outside looking for You.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:34 - Looking about at those who were sitting around G4012 Him, He *said, “Behold My mother and My brothers!
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:10 - As soon as He was alone, [fn]His followers, G4012 along with the twelve, began asking Him about the parables.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:19 - but the worries of the [fn]world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:16 - Those who had seen it described to them how it had happened to the demon-possessed man, and all about G4012 the swine.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:27 - after hearing about G4012 Jesus, she came up in the crowd behind Him and touched His [fn]cloak.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:48 - Seeing them [fn]straining at the oars, for the wind was against them, at about G4012 the [fn]fourth watch of the night He *came to them, walking on the sea; and He intended to pass by them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:6 - And He said to them, “Rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written:
‘THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS,
BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:17 - When he had left the crowd and entered the house, His disciples questioned Him about the parable.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:25 - But after hearing of Him, a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit immediately came and fell at His feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:30 - And He [fn]warned them to tell no one about G4012 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:14 - When they came back to the disciples, they saw a large crowd around G4012 them, and some scribes arguing with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:42 - “Whoever causes one of these [fn]little ones who believe to stumble, it [fn]would be better for him if, with a heavy millstone hung around G4012 his neck, he [fn]had been cast into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:10 - In the house the disciples began questioning Him about G4012 this again.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:41 - Hearing this, the ten began to feel indignant with [fn]James and John.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:14 - They *came and *said to Him, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and [fn]defer to no one; for You are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth. Is it [fn]lawful to pay a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:26 - “But [fn]regarding G4012 the fact that the dead rise again, have you not read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the burning bush, how God spoke to him, saying, ‘I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB’?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:32 - “But of that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:21 - “For the Son of Man is to go just as it is written of Him; but woe to that man [fn]by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good [fn]for that man if he had not been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:24 - And He said to them, “This is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many.


Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization