corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.19.05.27
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Lexicons

Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2757 - κενοφωνία

Transliteration
kenophōnía
Phonetics
ken-of-o-nee'-ah  
Word Origin
from a presumed compound of (2756) and (5456)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. empty discussion, discussion of vain and useless matters
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
1 Timothy 1
2 Timothy 1
1 Timothy 1
2 Timothy 1
1 Timothy 1
2 Timothy 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-APF 2
N-APF 2
N-APF 2
NA WH
N-APF 2
N-APF 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κενοφων-ία, ἡ,

vain talking, Dsc. Praef. 2: in pl., 1 Timothy 6:20, 2 Timothy 2:16, Porph. Chr. 58; ἄγραφοι κ. Just. Nov. 146.1.2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κνοφωνια, κνοφωνιας, (κενοφωνος uttering emptiness) (vaniloquium, Vulg. (Clementine edition (in 2 Timothy 2:16))), empty discussion, discussion of vain and useless matters (A. V. babbling): 1 Timothy 6:20; 2 Timothy 2:16. ((Dioscor. 1 prooem., p. 3, 1); ecclesiastical writings.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† κενοφωνία , -ας ,

(< κενός , φωνέω ),

[cf. κενολογέω (H6850), Isaiah 8:19*;]

empty talk, babbling: pl., 1 Timothy 6:20, 2 Timothy 2:16.†


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

A good parallel to the use of this subst. (for form see Moulton Gr. ii. p. 69) in 1 Timothy 6:20 is afforded by Epict. ii. 17. 8 ἢ κενῶς τὰς γραφὰς ταύτας ἀπηχοῦμεν;

 

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
κενοφωνιας κενοφωνίας kenophonias kenophonías kenophōnias kenophōnías
Lectionary Calendar
Monday, May 27th, 2019
the Sixth Week after Easter
ADVERTISEMENT
Search for…
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
Prev Entry
κενός
Next Entry
κενόω
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology