eulogia: praise, blessingOriginal Word: εὐλογία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-log-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: adulation, praise, blessing
Definition: adulation, praise, blessing, gift.
Cognate: 2129 eulogía – blessing. See 2127 (eulogeō).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the same as eulogeó
blessing (11), bountiful gift (2), bountifully (2), flattering speech (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2129: εὐλογία
εὐλογία, εὐλογίας, ἡ (εὔλογος); the Sept. for בְּרָכָה; Vulg.benedictio; as in classical Greek:
2. fine discourse, polished language: Plato, rep. 3, p. 400 d.; Luc. Lexiph. 1; in a bad sense, language artfully adapted to captivate the hearer, fair speaking, fine speeches: Romans 16:18 (joined with χρηστολογία, the latter relating to the substance, εὐλογία to the expression); plural in Aesop, fab. 229, p. 150 edition Cor. ἐάν σύ εὐλογίας ἐυπορης, ἐγώ῟γε σου οὐ κήδομαι (but why not genitive singular?). By a usage unknown to native Greeks.
4. consecration: τό ποτήριον τῆς εὐλογίας, the consecrated cup (for that this is the meaning is evident from the explanatory adjunct ὁ εὐλογοῦμεν, see εὐλογέω 3 (others besides; cf. Meyer edition Heinrici at the passage; Winer's Grammar, 189 (178))), 1 Corinthians 10:16.
5. a (concrete) blessing, benefit (Deuteronomy 11:26, etc.; Sir. 7:32 Sir. 39:22, etc.); universally, 1 Peter 3:9; of the blessings of Christianity, Romans 15:29; Ephesians 1:3; ἡ εὐλογία τοῦ Ἀβραάμ the salvation (by the Messiah) promised to Abraham, Galatians 3:14; of the continual fertility of the soil granted by God, Hebrews 6:7 (Leviticus 25:21; ὑετός εὐλογίας, Ezekiel 34:26; cf. εὐλογεῖν ἀγρόν, Genesis 27:27); of the blessing of a collection sent from Christians to their brethren, 2 Corinthians 9:5 (of the gifts of men, Genesis 33:11; Judges 1:15; 1 Samuel 25:27); ἐπ' εὐλογίαις, that blessings may accrue, bountifully (opposed to φειδομένως), 2 Corinthians 9:6 (see ἐπί, B. 2 e., p. 234a top). From the same as eulogeo; fine speaking, i.e. Elegance of language; commendation ("eulogy"), i.e. (reverentially) adoration; religiously, benediction; by implication, consecration; by extension, benefit or largess -- blessing (a matter of) bounty (X -tifully), fair speech. see GREEK eulogeo
From the same as eulogeo; fine speaking, i.e. Elegance of language; commendation ("eulogy"), i.e. (reverentially) adoration; religiously, benediction; by implication, consecration; by extension, benefit or largess -- blessing (a matter of) bounty (X -tifully), fair speech.
see GREEK eulogeo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2129
εὐλογία — 5 Occ.
εὐλογίαις — 2 Occ.
εὐλογίαν — 5 Occ.
εὐλογίας — 4 Occ.
Romans 15:29 N-GFS
GRK: ἐν πληρώματι εὐλογίας Χριστοῦ ἐλεύσομαι
NAS: in the fullness of the blessing of Christ.
KJV: the fulness of the blessing of the gospel
INT: in fullness of the blessing of Christ I will come
2 Corinthians 9:5 N-AFS
Hebrews 12:17 N-AFS