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Strong's #2538 - καινότης

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G2537)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. newness
    1. in the new state of life in which the Holy Spirit places us so as to produce a new state which is eternal life
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

καινότης, ητος, ἡ,

1. newness, freshness, Plu. Per. 13; αἱ τῶν δερμάτων -τητες Philostr. 18.

2. novelty, λόγου Th. 3.38; τῶν εὑρημένων Isoc. 10.2; Χρὴ γὰρ εἰς ὄχλον φέρειν.. ὅσ' ἄν τις καινότητ' ἔχειν δοκῇ Anaxandr. 54.6; ἡ ἐν τοῖς σχηματισμοῖς κ. D.H. Amm. 2.3: pl., καινότητες novelties, Isoc. 2.41; αἱ κ. καὶ αἱ ὑπερβολαὶ τῶν τιμῶν D.C. 44.3.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καινότης, καινότητος, (καινός), newness: ἐν καινότητι πνεύματος, in the new state (of life) in which the Holy Spirit places us, Romans 7:6; ἐν καινότητι ζωῆς in a new condition or state of (moral) life, Romans 6:4 (εἰς καινοτητα ἀϊδίου ζωῆς, so as to produce a new state which is eternal life, Ignatius ad Eph. 19 [ET]; among secular writers it is used by Thucydides 3, 38; Isocrates, Athen., others; often by Plutarch (applied to the 'novelties' of fashion (Frenchnouveaute))).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

καινότης , -ητος ,

(< καινός ),

[in LXX: 1 Kings 8:53, Ezekiel 47:12*;]

1. novelty (Thuc., Isocr., LS, s.v.).

2. freshness, newness: ἐν κ . ζωῆς (v. Lft., Notes, 296), Romans 6:4; ἐν κ . πνεύματος , Romans 7:6.†

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
καινοτητι καινότητι καινότητος kainoteti kainotēti kainóteti kainótēti
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