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Strong's #2754 - κενοδοξία

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  1. vain glory, groundless, self esteem, empty pride
  2. a vain opinion, error
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ASV (1)
Philippians 1
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Philippians 1
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Philippians 1
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Philippians 2
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Philippians 2
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Philippians 2
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Philippians 1
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Philippians 1
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Philippians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κενοδοξ-ία, ἡ,

I liability to vain imagination, Epicur. Sent. 30, Phld. Rh. 1.332 S.

II vanity, conceit, Plb. 3.81.9, LXX Wi. 14.14, D.S. 17.107, Ph. 2.47, Philippians 2:3, Plu. 2.57d, Porph. Mark 15:1-47; esp. of false prudery, Gal. 6.415.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κενοδοξία, κενοδοξίας, (κενόδοξος, which see), vain-glory, groundless self-esteem, empty pride: Philippians 2:3. (4 Macc. 2:15; 8:18; Polybius, Plutarch, Lucian; (Philo de mut. nom. § 15; leg. ad Gaium § 16; etc.); ecclesiastical writings; universally, a vain opinion, error, Wis. 14:14.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† κενοδοξία , -ας ,

(< κενόδοξος ),

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 14:14, 2 Maccabees 2:15; 2 Maccabees 8:10*;]

1. foolish fancy, vain opinion, error (LXX, ll. c.).

2. vainglory, groundless conceit: Philippians 2:3.†

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 the usual late Greek citations for this word (Philippians 2:3) we may add Vett. Val. p. 358.31 ἀλλά τινες σφαλέντες καὶ θρυληθέντες ἐδυστύχησαν, ματαίαν τὴν ἐγχειρισθεῖσαν κτησάμενοι κενοδοξίαν. The Latins adopted this word.


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.
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κενοδοξιαν κενοδοξίαν kenodoxian kenodoxían
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