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Strong's #2897 - κραιπάλη

Root Word (Etymology)
probably from the same as (G726)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. the giddiness and headache caused by drinking wine to excess
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κραιπᾰλ-η, ἡ,

1. drinking-bout, ἐκ κραιπάλης Ar. Ach. 277, V. 1255; τὰς κεφαλὰς ὑγιεῖς ἔχειν ἐκ κ. Alex. 9.8; κ. καὶ μέθη Luke 21:34; χθεσινὴ κ. Luc. Laps. 1, cf. Procop. Goth. 1.3.

2. intoxication, Men. Kol. 47, Alciphr. 1.37, Them. Or. 2.36a.

3. drunken headache, Hp. Aër. 3, Arist. Pr. 873a37, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κραιπάλῃ (WH κρεπάλη, see their Appendix, p. 151), κραιπαλης, (from ΚΡΑΣ the head, and πάλλω to toss about; so explained by Galen and Clement of Alexandria, Paedag. 2, 2, 26 and Phryn. in Bekker, Anecd., p. 45, 13 (cf. Vanicek, p. 148)), Latincrapula (i. e. the giddiness and headache caused by drinking wine to excess): Luke 21:34 (A. V. surfeiting; cf. Trench, § lxi.). (Aristophanes Acharn. 277; Alciphron 3, 24; Plutarch, mor., p. 127 f. (de sanitate 11); Lucian, Herodian, 2, 5, 1.)

STRONGS NT 2897: κρεπάλη [κρεπάλη, see κραιπάλῃ.]

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* κραιπάλη

(κρεπάλη , WH), -ης , (cf. κραιπαλάω for H7910, Isaiah 24:20; Isaiah 29:9),

drunken nausea (EV, surfeiting): Luke 21:34.†

κρεπάλη , see κραιπάλη .


κῶμος G2970, revelling;

μέθη G3178, drunkeness;

οἰνοφλυγία G3632, a debauch;

πότος G4224, a drinking bout

(v. Tr., Syn., § lxi).

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

Lat. crapula, ";surfeiting"; (AV, RV). On the form κρεπάλη, which is read by WH in Luke 21:34, the only place where the word occurs in the NT, see Moulton Gr. ii. p. 81, and for the medical usage = ";drunken nausea,"; see Hobart p. 167.


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
κραιπάλη κραιπάλῃ κράμα κρεπαλη κρεπάλῃ kraipale kraipalē kraipálei kraipálēi
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