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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #1922 - ἐπίγνωσις

Transliteration:
epígnōsis
Phonetics:
ip-ig'-no-sis  
Word Origin:
from (1921)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
TDNT:
1:689,119
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. precise and correct knowledge
    1. used in the NT of the knowledge of things ethical and divine
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1847 ‑ דַּעַת (dah'‑ath);  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐπί-γνωσις, εως, ἡ,

I

1. recognition, c.gen., Phld. Lib. p.49O.; σφραγίδων Hdn. 7.6.7; [ τινῶν] διὰ βοῆς, δι' ὀμμάτων, J. BJ 6.2.6; ἐς ἐπίγνωσιν App. Praef. 13; recognition of a mistake, D.S. 17.114; determination of a fact, PTeb. 24.23 (ii B.C.).

2.. knowledge, τινός Plb. 3.7.6, 3.31.4, Attal. ap. Hipparch. 1.8.10, cf. Ph. Bel. 59.2; τοῦ μέλλοντος Ph. 2.222; μουσικῆς Plu. 2.1145a; θεοῦ LXX Proverbs 2:5, cf. Romans 10:2, etc.; τὸν θεὸν ἔχειν ἐν ἐπιγνώσει ib.1.28, etc.; λαβὼν κανόνας εἰς ἐπίγνωσιν τῆς ἀληθείας Arr. Epict. 2.20.21, cf. S.E. M. 7.259; ἐ. ἐπιστημονική scientific theory, Theol.Ar. 17.

II. decision, πρὸς -σιν κεκαθίκασιν SIG 826 D 16; θεῶν ἐ. Him. Or. 1.17.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ἐπίγνωσις, ἐπιγνώσεως, (ἐπιγινώσκω, which see (cf. also 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: absolutely, 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; Θεόν 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); the Sept. occasionally for דַּעַת; 2 Maccabees 9:11.)

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

ἐπίγνωσις is found in P Tebt I. 28.11 (c. B.C. 114) πρὸς τὸ μὴ ἕκαστα ἐπ᾽ ἐπίγνωσιν ἀχθ [ῆναι, where the editors render ";in order to prevent the details being accurately known"; : it is doubtful, however, whether the addition of ";accurately"; is required. The term, as in Philippians 1:9, Hebrews 10:26, may well have been borrowed from the popular philosophy of the day : cf. Epict. ii. xx. 21 λαβὼν. . . κανόνας εἰς ἐπίγνωσιν τῆς ἀληθείας.

 

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επιγνωσει επιγνώσει ἐπιγνώσει επιγνωσεως επιγνώσεως ἐπιγνώσεως επιγνωσιν επίγνωσιν ἐπίγνωσιν επιγνωσις επίγνωσις ἐπίγνωσις επιγνωστός επιγονή επιγονής epignosei epignōsei epignṓsei epignoseos epignōseōs epignṓseos epignṓseōs epignosin epignōsin epígnosin epígnōsin epignosis epignōsis epígnosis epígnōsis
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