1649. elegxis
Strong's Concordance
elegxis: rebuke, reproof, refutation
Original Word: ἔλεγξις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: elegxis
Phonetic Spelling: (el'-eng-xis)
Short Definition: rebuke, reproof, refutation
Definition: rebuke, reproof, refutation.
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Cognate: 1649 élegksis (a feminine noun) – the brand of conviction that rebukes the sin of double-mindedness. See 2 Pet 2:16 (the only occurrence of 1649 /élegksis) where the rebuke fits, being upbraided by a talking-donkey (where the ass had more sense than Balaam)! See 1651 (elegxō).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1649: ἔλεγξις

ἔλεγξις, ἐλεγξεως, (ἐλέγχω, which see), refutation, rebuke; (Vulg.correptio; Augustine,convictio): ἔλεγξιν ἔσχεν ἰδίας παρανομίας, he was rebuked for his own transgression, 2 Peter 2:16. (Philostr. vit. Apoll. 2, 22 (p. 74, Olear. edition); the Sept., Job 21:4; Job 23:2, for שִׂיחַ complaint; (Protevangel. Jacob. 16, 1 τό ὕδωρ τῆς ἐλεγξεως κυρίου (the Sept. Numbers 5:18 τό ὑδδορ τοῦ ἐλεγμοῦ)).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
rebuke.

From elegcho; refutation, i.e. Reproof -- rebuke.

see GREEK elegcho

Forms and Transliterations
ελεγξιν έλεγξιν ἔλεγξιν έλεγξις elenxin élenxin
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Strong's Greek 1649
1 Occurrence


ἔλεγξιν — 1 Occ.

2 Peter 2:16 N-AFS
GRK: ἔλεγξιν δὲ ἔσχεν
NAS: but he received a rebuke for his own
KJV: But was rebuked for his iniquity:
INT: reproof moreover he had

1 Occurrence

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