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Strong's #1963 - ἐπίνοια

Transliteration
epínoia
Phonetics
ep-in'-oy-ah
Origin
from (G1909) and (G3563)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. thought, purpose
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Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐπίνοια, ἡ,

I

1. thinking on or of a thing, thought, notion, οὐδ' ἐς ἐπίνοιαν ἰέναι τινός Th. 3.46; ὡς.. Id. 4.92; οὐδ' ἐπίνοιαν ποιήσασθαί τινος Plb. 1.20.12; τὰς ἐ. εἴς τι φέρειν D.H. Pomp. 1; πάσαις ταῖς ἐ. γίγνεσθαι περί τι Plb. 5.110.10; conception, idea, ἐναργὴς τοῦ πράγματος ἐ. Epicur. Fr. 255, cf. Phld. D. 3.8, al.; κατ' ἐπίνοιαν in idea, opp. κατὰ περίπτωσιν (q.v.), Stoic. 2.29; κατ' ἐ. ψιλὴν ὑφεστάναι ib.159; πᾶσαν ἐ. ἀτοπίας ὑπερβάλλειν Plu. 2.1065d.

2.. power of thought, inventiveness, οἶνον σὺ τολμᾶς εἰς ἐ. λοιδορεῖν; Ar. Eq. 90, cf. X. Cyr. 2.3.19; κατὰ τέχνην καὶ ἐ. γίγνεσθαι Thphr. Od. 7.

3.. invention, device, conceit, ἐ. ἀστειοτάται Ar. Eq. 539; ζητεῖν καινὴν ἐ. Id. V. 346; θαυμαστὰς ἐξευρίσκων ἐ. Id. Eq. 1322, etc.; τέχνης ἐπίνοιαι Arist. Mu. 399b17; πενία ἐπινοιῶν διδάσκαλος Secund. Sent. 10.

4.. purpose, design, τίν' ἐ. ἔσχεθες; E. Ph. 408, cf. Med. 760 (lyr.); τίς ἐ.; Ar. Th. 766, cf. Av. 405 (lyr.); ἥτις ἡ 'πίνοια τῆς ἐγκεντρίδος Id. V. 1073, cf. Pl. 45; κατὰ τὴν ἐκφορὰν καὶ τὴν ἐ. Stoic. 2.128; ἡ ἐ. τῆς καρδίας Acts 8:22 : pl., ἐξ οἰκείων ἐ., = sua sponte, OGI 580.7 (Cilicia, iv A.D.).

II. afterthought, second thoughts, ψεύδει γὰρ ἡ 'πίνοια τὴν γνώμην S. Ant. 389.

III.

1. intelligence, κοινὴ ἐ. Plb. 6.5.2, cf. Longin. ap. Eus. PE 15.20.

2.. Psychol., reflection on experience, retrospection, Plot. 2.9.1, 6.8.7.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπίνοια , -ας ,

(<ἐπινοέω , to contrive),

[in LXX: Jeremiah 20:10, Wisdom of Solomon 6:16; Wisdom of Solomon 9:14; Wisdom of Solomon 14:12; Wisdom of Solomon 15:4, Sirach 40:2, 2 Maccabees 12:45, 4 Maccabees 17:2 *;]

a thought, design: Acts 8:22.†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (Acts 8:22), cf. P Oxy II. 237 vii. 35 (A.D. 186) μὴ ἠκολουθηκέναι τῇ τοῦ νόμου ἀπανθρωπίᾳ ἀλλὰ τ [ ] ἐπι [νοί ]ᾳ τῆς παιδός, ib. XII. 1468.5 (c. A.D. 258) οὐ δικαίας ἐπινοίας, OGIS 580.7 (A.D. 367–75) ἐξ οἰκ (ε)ίων ἐπινοιῶν. For the corresponding verb, see P Tebt II. 382.38 (B.C. 30—A.D. 1) τἄλλ᾽ ἐπινο ̣[εῖ ]ν ̣ [ὡς καθήκει, ";to manage the other formalities, as is fitting"; (Edd.), and from the inscrr. the important Priene 105.18 (B.C. 9) (= Rouffiac Recherches, p. 71) εἰ μὴ παρ᾽ ἕκ [ασ ]τα [ ]πινοήσαιμεν τρόπον τινὰ τῆς ἀμείψε [ως καινόν. See also P Lond V. 1674.22 (c. A.D. 570) καθ᾽ ἑκάστην (sc. ὥραν) ἐπινοούμενοι, ";being plotted against each hour"; (Ed.).

 

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List of Word Forms
επινοια επίνοια ἐπίνοια επίνοιαν επινυστάξης επιξενωθήσεται epinoia epínoia
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