1933. epieikés
Strong's Concordance
epieikés: seemly, equitable, yielding
Original Word: ἐπιεικής, ές
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: epieikés
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-i-kace')
Short Definition: gentle, mild, forbearing, fair, reasonable
Definition: gentle, mild, forbearing, fair, reasonable, moderate.
HELPS Word-studies

1933 epieikḗs(an adjective, derived from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting" and eikos, "equitable, fair"; also see the noun-form, 1932 /epieíkeia, "equity-justice") – properly, equitable; "gentle" in the sense of truly fair by relaxing overly strict standards in order to keep the "spirit of the law."

1933 /epieikḗs ("justice beyond ordinary justice") builds on the real intent (purpose) of what is really at stake (note the epi, "upon") – and hence, is true equity that appropriately fulfills the spirit (not just the letter) of the law.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and eoika (see also eikó)
Definition
seemly, equitable, yielding
NASB Translation
gentle (5).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1933: ἐπιεικής

ἐπιεικής, ἐπιεικές (εἰκός, what is reasonable);

1. seemly, suitable (from Homer down).

2. equitable, fair, mild, gentle: 1 Timothy 3:3; Titus 3:2; 1 Peter 2:18; James 3:17. Neuter τό ἐπιεικές (as often in Greek writings from Thucydides down) ὑμῶν equivalent to ἐπιείκεια ὑμῶν, Philippians 4:5. (See ἐπιείκεια, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
gentle, moderation, patient.

From epi and eiko; appropriate, i.e. (by implication) mild -- gentle, moderation, patient.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK eiko

Forms and Transliterations
επέζησε επιεικεις επιεικείς ἐπιεικεῖς επιεικες επιεικές ἐπιεικὲς επιεικεσιν επιεικέσιν ἐπιεικέσιν επιεικη επιεική ἐπιεικῆ επιεικης επιεικής ἐπιεικής επιεικώς επιζήμιον epieike epieikê epieikē epieikē̂ epieikeis epieikeîs epieikes epieikès epieikēs epieikḗs epieikesin epieikésin
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Strong's Greek 1933
5 Occurrences


ἐπιεικῆ — 1 Occ.
ἐπιεικής — 1 Occ.
ἐπιεικεῖς — 1 Occ.
ἐπιεικὲς — 1 Occ.
ἐπιεικέσιν — 1 Occ.

Philippians 4:5 Adj-NNS
GRK: τὸ ἐπιεικὲς ὑμῶν γνωσθήτω
NAS: Let your gentle [spirit] be known
KJV: Let your moderation be known unto all
INT: the gentleness of you let be known

1 Timothy 3:3 Adj-AMS
GRK: πλήκτην ἀλλὰ ἐπιεικῆ ἄμαχον ἀφιλάργυρον
NAS: pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable,
KJV: but patient, not a brawler,
INT: a striker but gentle peaceable not loving money

Titus 3:2 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἀμάχους εἶναι ἐπιεικεῖς πᾶσαν ἐνδεικνυμένους
NAS: to be peaceable, gentle, showing
KJV: no brawlers, [but] gentle, shewing
INT: peaceable to be [to be] gentle all showing

James 3:17 Adj-NFS
GRK: ἔπειτα εἰρηνική ἐπιεικής εὐπειθής μεστὴ
NAS: peaceable, gentle, reasonable,
KJV: peaceable, gentle, [and] easy to be intreated,
INT: then peaceful gentle yielding full

1 Peter 2:18 Adj-DMP
GRK: ἀγαθοῖς καὶ ἐπιεικέσιν ἀλλὰ καὶ
NAS: who are good and gentle, but also
KJV: to the good and gentle, but also
INT: good and gentle but also

5 Occurrences

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