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Entry for Strong's #2142 - εὐπορία

Transliteration
euporía
Phonetics
yoo-por-ee'-ah  
Word Origin
from the same as (2141)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. riches, means, wealth
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2428 ‑ חַיִל (khah'‑yil);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Acts 1
Acts 1
Acts 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-NSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-NSF 1
NA WH
N-NSF 1
N-NSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

εὐπορ-ία, ἡ,

(εὔπορος)

I

1. ease, facility, of doing a thing, c. inf., Emp. 100.5; ναῦς εὐ. ἦν ποιεῖσθαι Th. 4.52: abs., ὅτε πολλὴ ὑμῖν εὐ. φαίνεται X. An. 7.6.37: c. gen. rei, easy means of providing, τοῦ βίου Pl. Prt. 321e; τοῦ καθ' ἡμέραν Th. 3.82; also εὐ. ἐν τῇ τέχνῃ, ἐκ τῆς τέχνης, Lys. 24.5; εὐ. τῆς τύχης Th. 3.45; εὐπορίαν τῇ βδελυρίᾳ τῇ ἑαυτοῦ τοὺς συμμάχους ποιεῖσθαι to make them a means of satisfying his brutal passions, Aeschin. 1.107; ἡ παρ' ἀλλήλων εὐ. mutual assistance, Isoc. 6.67.

2. plenty, abundance, opp. πενίη, Democr. 101; χρημάτων X. HG 4.8.28; ἀγαθῶν Arist. Metaph. 1091b26; ἡ περὶ τὸν βίον εὐ. Isoc. 12.7; ἡ περὶ τὴν οὐσίαν εὐ. Arist. Pol. 1326b34: abs., welfare, X. Cyr. 3.3.7; opp. ἀπορία, Arist. Pol. 1279b27: in pl., advantages, Isoc. 15.253, D. 5.8; εὐπορίαι προσόδων Arist. Pol. 1293a3; ἀρουραίη εὐ. rustic wealth, AP 9.373.6; μιῆς ὄϊος καὶ βοὸς εὐ. consisting of one sheep or ox, ib.149 (Antip.); ἡ Εὐ. θεά SIG 1111 (Piraeus, iii A.D.).

II opp. ἀπορία, solution of doubts or difficulties, Pl. Phlb. 15c; opp. ἀμηχανία, X. Oec. 9.1; ἡ ὕστερον εὐ. λύσις τῶν πρότερον ἀπορουμένων Arist. Metaph. 995a29; resourcefulness, Hp. Off. 7.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

εὐπορία, ἐυποριας, (εὔπορος, see the preceding word), riches, means, wealth: Acts 19:25. (Xenophon, Plato, others; in different senses in different authors.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

εὐ -πορία , -ας ,

(< εὔπορος ),

[in LXX for H2428, 2 Kings 25:10 A (freq. in Aq.)*;]

1. facility.

2. plenty, wealth: Acts 19:25.†


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

With the last citation s.v. εὐπορέω cf. P Grenf II. 72.10 (A.D. 290–304) εἰ δὲ μὴ ἀποδῶ, ἐξέσται σοι χρήσασθαι κατὰ παντοίας μου εὐπορείας, and see P Oxy I. 71 i. 17 (A.D. 303) οὐδεμία δέ μοι ἑτέρα εὐπορία ἐστὶν ἢ τὰ χρήματα ταῦτα, ";I have no other resources than this money in question"; (Edd.). The adj. is common especially along with ἐπιτήδειος to denote a person ";rich and capable"; of undertaking some duty laid upon him, as in P Oxy IX. 1187.11 (A.D. 254) ὃν ἐὰν αἱρῶνται φύλαρχον ὄ [ν ]τα εὔπορον καὶ ἐπιτήδειον, P Cairo Preis 18.9 (A.D. 339) ὄντ ̣[α ]ς ̣ εὐπόρους κ ̣[αὶ ] ̣πιτηδίους δυναμένους ἐκτελέσαι τὴν τὴν (om.) ̣νχειρισθεῖσαν ̣ αὐτ [οῖς ] λε ̣ιτουργείαν, al.

 

 

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