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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #212 - ἀλαζονεία

Transliteration
alazoneía
Phonetics
al-ad-zon-i'-a
Origin
from (G213)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:226,36
Definition
Thayer's
  1. empty, braggart talk
  2. an insolent and empty assurance, which trusts in its own power and resources and shamefully despises and violates divine laws and human rights
  3. an impious and empty presumption which trusts in the stability of earthy things
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
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KJV (2)
James
1
1 John
1
NAS (3)
James
1
1 John
2
HCS (2)
James
1
1 John
1
BSB (2)
James
1
1 John
1
ESV (2)
James
1
1 John
1
WEB (2)
James
1
1 John
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀλαζ-ονεία, ἡ,

false pretension, imposture, Pl. Grg. 525a, D. 22.47, etc., cf. Arist. EN 1127a13, Thphr. Char. 23; ὑπ' ἀλαζονείας Ar. Ra. 919: in pl., Id. Eq. 290, 903, Isoc. 12.20; boastfulness, Procop. Pers. 1.11: metaph., ἀ. χορδῶν their over-readiness to sound, opp. ἐξάρνησις, Pl. R. 531b. [That penult. is long appears from Ar.ll. cc., Men. 737.]

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀλαζονία

(Rec. -εία , the earlier form), -ας ,

(< ἀλαζών ),

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 5:8; Wisdom of Solomon 17:7; Wisdom of Solomon 17:2,4 Maccabees 5:1-38 *;]

the character of an ἀλαζών , boastfulness, vainglory, vaunting: James 4:16 (Mayor, in l), 1 John 2:16.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

To its later literary record may be added Test. xii. patr., Joshua 17:1-18 οὐχ ὕψωσα ἐμαυτὸν ἐν ἀλαζονείᾳ διὰ τὴν κοσμικὴν δόξαν μου , ἀλλ᾽ ἤμην ἐν αὐτοῖς ὡς εἶς τῶν ἐλαχίστων (cited by Mayor on James 4:16).

 

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
αλαζονεία ἀλαζονεία αλαζονείαις ἀλαζονείαις αλαζονεύου αλαζονια ἀλαζονία αλαζονιαις ἀλαζονίαις alazoneia alazoneía alazoneiais alazoneíais
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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