Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1894 - ἐπειδή
- when now, since now
- of time: when now, after that
- of cause: since, seeing that, forasmuch as
ἐπειδή, ἐπειδήπερ, v. ἐπεί G1893.
ἐπει -δή ,
1. of time, when now, after that: Luke 7:1 (WH, txt.).
2. Of cause, seeing that, forasmuch as: Luke 11:6, Acts 13:46 (WH, txt., RV) Acts 14:12; Acts 15:24, 1 Corinthians 1:21-22; 1 Corinthians 14:16; 1 Corinthians 15:21, Philippians 2:26.†
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For the causal reference of this word, as in Philippians 2:26, cf. P Tebt II. 382.80 (B.C. 30—A.D. 1) ἐπειδ ̣[ὴ ] Κάστωρ. . . παρακεχώρη (κεν) ἀπὸ τῶν λοιπῶν τοῦ κλήρου. . . Ἀκουσιλάωι γράφ [ομεν ὑμῖν ἵν᾽ η ἐπιμε ]λ ̣ὲς κτλ., ";whereas Castor has ceded the remainder of his holding to Acusilaus, we write to you in order that you may be careful,"; etc., P Oxy VII. 1061.2 (B.C. 22) ἐπειδὴι καὶ ἄλλοτέ σοι ἐγράψαμεν. MGr ἐπειδή (ς), ";because,"; ";since.";
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