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Strong's #5243 - ὑπερηφανία

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  1. pride, haughtiness, arrogance
  2. the character of one who, with a swollen estimate of his own powers or merits, looks down on others and even treats them with insolence and contempt
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1215 ‑ בֶּצַע (beh'‑tsah);  1347 ‑ גָּאוֹן (gaw‑ohn');  2087 ‑ זָדוֹן (zaw‑done');  7312 ‑ רֻם (room, room);  7588 ‑ שָׁאוֹן (shaw‑one');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑπερηφᾰν-ία, ἡ,

arrogance, Sol. ap. Arist. Ath. 5.3, And. 4.13, Pl. Smp. 219c, Thphr. Char. 24, Men. 252, Aristeas 262, Phld. Vit. p.16 J., al., Mark 7:22; ὑ. τοῦ τρόπου X. Cyr. 5.2.27; τοῦ βίου D. 21.137: also c. gen. objecti, contempt towards or for.., Pl. R. 391c, D. 21.195 ([ πάντων ἀνθρώπων ] secl. Blass).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑπερηφανία, ὑπερηφανίας, (ὑπερήφανος, which see), pride, haughtiness, arrogance, the characteristic of one who, with a swollen estimate of his own powers or merits, looks down on others and even treats them with insolence and contempt: Mark 7:22. (From Xenophon, and Plato down; the Sept. for גַּאֲוָה and גָּאון; often in the O. T. Apocrypha.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑπερηφανία , -ας ,

(< ὑπερήφανος , q.v.),

[in LXX chiefly for H1347 and cogn. forms;]

haughtiness, arrogance, disdain: Mark 7:22 (Plat., Xen.).†

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

";flee,"; ";escape"; : Preisigke 6757.16 (B.C. 249–8) κατελάβομεν δὲ τὸν Ἀτ ̣φε ̣ῦν πεφευγότα, P Oxy II. 295.4 (c. A.D. 35) γίνωσκε ὅτι Σέλευκος ἐλθὼν ὧδε πέφευγε, ";I must tell you that Seleucus came here and has fled"; (Edd.), ib. XH. 1415.8 (late iii/A.D.) ἵν ]α ̣ μὴ φεύγωσιν, ";lest they run away,"; to avoid a certain duty laid upon them, P Grenf II.84.4 (v/vi A.D.) πατέραν φωνεύσας (l. πατέρα φθονεύσας᾽ νόμους φοβηθεὶς ἔφυγεν εἰς ἐρημίαν, ";having killed his father, in fear of the laws he fled into the desert, ";and the Christian amulet P Oxy VIII. 1151.1 (v/A.D.?) φεῦγε π ̣ν ̣,εῦμα ̣ μεμισιμένον, Ξ,ριστὄς σε διώκει, ";fly, hateful spirit! Christ pursues thee"; (Ed.).

A somewhat weakened sense is found in P Giss I. 40ii. 16 (A.D. 215) Αἰ [γύπτι ]ο ̣ι ̣ πάντες, οἵ εἰσιν ἐν Ἀλεξανδρείᾳ, καὶ μάλιστα ἄ [γ ]ροικοι, οἵτινες πεφε [ύγασιν ] ἄλ ̣[λοθεν, and ib..23 οἵτινες φεύγουσι τὰς χώρας τὰς ἰδίας.


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
υπερηφανια υπερηφανία ὑπερηφανία υπερηφανίαν υπερηφανίας hyperephania hyperephanía hyperēphania hyperēphanía uperephania uperēphania
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