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Strong's #2757 - κενοφωνία

Transliteration
kenophōnía
Phonetics
ken-of-o-nee'-ah
Origin
from a presumed compound of (G2756) and (G5456)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. empty discussion, discussion of vain and useless matters
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
1 Timothy 1
2 Timothy 1
NAS (4)
1 Timothy 2
2 Timothy 2
HCS (2)
1 Timothy 1
2 Timothy 1
BSB (2)
1 Timothy 1
2 Timothy 1
ESV (2)
1 Timothy 1
2 Timothy 1
WEB (2)
1 Timothy 1
2 Timothy 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κενοφων-ία, ἡ,

vain talking, Dsc. Praef. 2: in pl., 1 Timothy 6:20, 2 Timothy 2:16, Porph. Chr. 58; ἄγραφοι κ. Just. Nov. 146.1.2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κνοφωνια, κνοφωνιας, (κενοφωνος uttering emptiness) (vaniloquium, Vulg. (Clementine edition (in 2 Timothy 2:16))), empty discussion, discussion of vain and useless matters (A. V. babbling): 1 Timothy 6:20; 2 Timothy 2:16. ((Dioscor. 1 prooem., p. 3, 1); ecclesiastical writings.)


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† κενοφωνία , -ας ,

(< κενός , φωνέω ),

[cf. κενολογέω (H6850), Isaiah 8:19*;]

empty talk, babbling: pl., 1 Timothy 6:20, 2 Timothy 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

A good parallel to the use of this subst. (for form see Moulton Gr. ii. p. 69) in 1 Timothy 6:20 is afforded by Epict. ii. 17. 8 ἢ κενῶς τὰς γραφὰς ταύτας ἀπηχοῦμεν;

 


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
κενοφωνιας κενοφωνίας kenophonias kenophonías kenophōnias kenophōnías
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