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Entry for Strong's #1946 - Ἐπικούρειος

Transliteration
Epikoúreios
Phonetics
ep-ee-koo'-ri-os  
Word Origin
from Epikouros [cf (1947)] (a noted philosopher)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
Epicurean = "a helper: defender"
  1. belonging to the sect of Epicurius, the philosopher
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Acts 1
Acts 1
Acts 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-GPM 1
N-GPM 1
N-GPM 1
NA WH
N-GPM 1
N-GPM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Ἐπικουìρειος

From Ἐπιìκουρος Epikouros (compare G1947)

ἐπίκουρ-ος, ὁ,

I

1. helper, ally, Hom. only in Il., mostly in pl. of the barbarian allies of Troy, Τρῶες.. ἠδ' ἐ. 2.815; Τρῶες καὶ Δάρδανοι ἠδ' ἐ. 3.456,al., cf. Hdt. 2.152, 3.91, al.

2.. mercenary troops, opp. citizen-soldiers, ἐπικούρους προσμισθοῦσθαι Th. 2.33, cf. Hdt. 1.154, 2.163, 3.145, Lys. 12.94, X. HG 7.1.12, etc.; ἀπὸ Ἀρκαδίας ἐπίκουροι Hermipp. 63.18; used as body-guard by tyrants, Hdt. 1.64, 6.39, Th. 6.55, 58.

3.. οἱ ἐ. the guards, the military class in Plato's Republic, R. 414b, 415a, 545d.

II. as Adj.,

1. assisting, aiding, c. dat. pers., Ἀφροδίτη ἦλθεν Αρῃ ἐπίκουρος Il. 21.431; βῆναι ἐ. τινι Pi. O. 13.97; ταῖς νήσοις ἐ. Ar. Eq. 1319; τοῖς ἀδικουμένοις ἐ. Th. 3.67: c. gen. pers., ἐπίκουρε βροτῶν their defender, h. Mart. 9; τῶν ἀνθρώπων, of Eros, Pl. Smp. 189d: abs., patron, protector, δεσπότης ἐ. X. Cyr. 7.5.61.

2.. c. gen. rei, defending or protecting against, νόσου E. Or. 211 (troch.); πῦρ ἐ. ψύχους, σκότους, X. Mem. 4.3.7; Λαβδακίδαις ἐ. θανάτων protecting them against deaths, S. OT 496 (lyr.); πατρὶ αἱμάτων ἐ. E. El. 138 (lyr.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ἐπικούρειος (Ἐπικουριος T WH; see Iota), Ἐπικουρειου, , Epicurean, belonging to the sect of Epicurus, the philosopher: Acts 17:18.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Ἐπικούριος

(Rec. -ειος ), -ου , ,

an Epicurean, a follower of Epicurus: Acts 17:18.†


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

Cagnat IV. 997, an inscr. in honour of a certain man—Ἀμυνίαν. . . φιλόσοφον Ἐπικούρηον, πλεῖ [σ ]τα τὴν πόλιν ὠφελήσαν [τα.

 

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.
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