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Entry for Strong's #1792 - ἐντρυφάω

Word Origin
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Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to live in luxury, live delicately or luxuriously, to revel in
  2. to take delight in
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5727 ‑ עָדַן (aw‑dan');  6026 ‑ עָנַג (aw‑nag');  7046 ‑ קָלַס (kaw‑las');  8191 ‑ שַׁעֲשֻׁעִים (shah‑shoo'‑ah);  
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Verse Results
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2 Peter 1
2 Peter 1
2 Peter 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I revel in, delight in, c. dat., ἐξουσία E. Fr. 362.24; γαμηλίῳ λέχει Men. 535.8; ἡδοναῖς D.S. 19.71, cf. Luc. JTr. 21; in good sense, δικαιοσύνῃ Ph. 2.258; of persons, Πελοπίδᾳ Plu. Pel. 30; ἔν τινι D.C. 65.20; in bad sense, ἐν ταῖς ἀγάπαις 2 Peter 2:13; κόμαι ἀνέμοις ἐνετρύφων it was playing in the wind, Chaerem. 1.7: abs., X. HG 4.1.30, Ph. 1.666.

II treat haughtily or contemptuously, τινί E. Cyc. 588, Plu. Them. 18, Alciphr. 1.35; exult over, τινὸς συμφοραῖς Jul. ad Ath. 279c; ἔν τινι LXX Habakkuk 1:10 : abs., Plu. Alc. 23: Pass., to be made a mock of, Id. Lys. 6, Caes. 64.

III use or abuse at pleasure, τοῖς νόμοις, τοῖς συνοῦσι, Luc. Obadiah 1:10, Merc.Cond. 35,al.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐντρυφάω, ἐντρύφω; (see τρυφάω and τρυφή); to live in luxury, live delicately or luxuriously, to revel in: ἐν ταῖς ἀπάταις (L Tr text WH marginal reading ἀγάπαις, see ἀγάπη, 2) αὐτῶν (on the meaning see ἀπάτη), 2 Peter 2:13 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 52, 4, 5). (Xenophon, Hell. 4, 1, 30; Diodorus 19, 71; also to take delight in: ἐν ἀγαθοῖς, Isaiah 55:2; with the dative of thing, 4 Macc. 8:7; Herodian, 3, 5, 4 (2 edition, Bekker).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐν -τρυφάω , ,

[in LXX: Isaiah 55:2; Isaiah 57:4 (H6026 hith.), Habakkuk 1:10 (H7046 hith.), 4 Maccabees 8:8, etc.;]

to revel in: ἐν -τ . ἀπάταις , 2 Peter 2:13 (v. Mayor, in l).†

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

For this verb = ";take delight in"; with dat. of person cf. Plut. Pelopidas 30 Πελοπίδᾳ δὲ οὕτω μὲν οὐκ ἐνετρύφησε. The verb construed with ἐν is found with a somewhat stronger meaning in its only NT occurrence, 2 Peter 2:13.


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ενετρυφήσατε εντρυφήματα εντρυφήσει εντρυφών εντρυφωντες εντρυφώντες ἐντρυφῶντες entruphontes entruphōntes entryphontes entryphôntes entryphōntes entryphō̂ntes
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