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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1500 - εἰκῆ

Transliteration
eikē
Phonetics
i-kay'
Origin
probably from (G1502) (through the idea of failure)
Parts of Speech
Adverb
TDNT
2:380,203
Definition
Thayer's
  1. inconsiderably, without purpose, without just cause
  2. in vain
    1. without success or effort
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (7)
Matthew
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
3
Colossians
1
NAS (7)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
3
Colossians
2
HCS (6)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
3
Colossians
1
BSB (6)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
3
Colossians
1
ESV (6)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
3
Colossians
1
WEB (7)
Matthew
1
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
Galatians
3
Colossians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

εἰκῇ,

I without plan or purpose, at random, at a venture, Xenoph. 2.13, Heraclit. 47, Hp. Epid. 7.9, A. Pr. 450, 885, Ar. Eq. 431, D. 28.5; εἰ. ζῆν S. OT 979; πράττειν Pl. Prt. 326d; λέγεσθαι Id. Revelation 17:1-18 c, etc.; νήφων παρ' εἰ. λέγοντας Arist. Metaph. 984b17, etc.; ἄρμενα εἰ. ἀποκλασθέντα Theoc. 22.14.

II in vain, PLips. 104.29 (i B. C.), 1 Corinthians 15:2, al.

III slightly, moderately, ἀγγεῖα εἰ. πεπυρωμένα Agatharch. 61. (Prob. for ἐϝεκῇ 'at will', cf. ἑκών.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

εἰκῇ

(- , Rec., as in cl.),

adv.,

[in LXX: Proverbs 28:25 (εἰκῆ )*;]

1. without cause or reason: Matthew 5:22 (R, mg.), Colossians 2:18 (ICC).

2. vainly, fruitlessly, to no purpose: Romans 13:4, 1 Corinthians 15:2, Galatians 3:4; Galatians 4:11, Colossians 2:18.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
εικη εική εἰκῇ εικοσαετούς εικοσαέτους eike eikē eikêi eikē̂i
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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