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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2940 - κυβεία

Transliteration
kybeía
Phonetics
koo-bi'-ah
Origin
from kubos (a "cube", i.e. die for playing)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. dice playing
  2. metaph. the deception of men, because dice players sometimes cheated and defrauded their fellow players
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
Ephesians
1
NAS (1)
Ephesians
1
HCS (1)
Ephesians
1
BSB (1)
Ephesians
1
ESV (1)
Ephesians
1
WEB (1)
Ephesians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κῠβεία, ἡ,

dice-playing, Pl. Phdr. 274d, X Mem. 1.3.2, Aen.Tact. 5.2, Men. 481.10 (pl.), etc.: metaph., ἐν τῇ κ. τῶν ἀνθρώπων by the trickery of men, Ephesians 4:14.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* κυβία

(Mt. -εία , and so Rec.), -ας ,

(< κύβος , a cube, a die),

dice-playing; metaph., trickery, sleight: Ephesians 4:14.†

Κυβεία , see κυβία .


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

The corresponding verb is used in its literal sense of playing with dice or gaming in the magic P Lond 121.424 (iii/A.D.) (= I. p. 98) ποίησόν μοι κυβεύοντα νικῆσαι. For the derived meaning ";cheat"; see Epict. ii. 19. 28, iii. 21. 22. The subst. κυβευτής is found in Vett. Val. p. 202.6 πλαστογράφοι ἅρπαγες θυρεπανοῖκται κυβευταί.

 

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
κυβεία κυβείᾳ κυβερνώσι κυβια κυβίᾳ kubeia kybeia kybeíāi
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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