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Strong's #2755 - κενόδοξος

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G2756) and (G1391)
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  1. glorying without reason, conceited, vain glorious, eager for empty glory
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KJV (1)
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Galatians 1
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Galatians 1
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Galatians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κενόδοξ-ος, ον,

vain-glorious, conceited, Plb. 27.7.12, Ph. 1.672, Galatians 5:26, Arr. Epict. 3.24.43, Jul. Or. 6.180d; κληρονομία Vett.Val. 271.2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κενόδοξος, κενοδοξον (κενός, δόξα), glorying without reason, conceited, vain-glorious, eager for empty glory: Galatians 5:26. (Polybius, Diodorus; Antoninus 5, 1; (cf. Philo de trib. virt. § 2 at the end); ecclesiastical writings.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κενόδοξος , -ον

(< κενός , δόξα ),

vain-glorious: Galatians 5:26.†

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

Like the subst., κενόδοξος is an ἅπ. εἰρ. in the NT (Galatians 5:26). It is found once in Epictetus with the same meaning ";vainglorious,"; iii. 24. 43 ὁ προσποιούμενος τὰ μηδὲν πρὸς αὐτὸν ἔστω ἀλαζών, ἔστω κενόδοξος. Cf. also Vett. Val. p. 271.2 αἱροῦνται. . τῆς κενοδόξου κληρονομίας ἀπαλλαγῆναι.


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
κενοδοξοι κενόδοξοι κενολογούντας kenodoxoi kenódoxoi
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