2940. kubeia
Strong's Concordance
kubeia: dice playing
Original Word: κυβεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kubeia
Phonetic Spelling: (koo-bi'-ah)
Short Definition: trickery, sleight
Definition: (lit: playing with dice, gaming, hence) trickery, sleight.
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2940 kybeía (from kybos, "a cube" or "die") – properly, dice-playing (WS, 859); hence, "gaming, trickery, sleight" (Souter). 2940 (kybeia ), associated with a "sleight of the hand," implies the use of trickery and cheating (used only in Eph 4:14).

[2940 /kybeía is the root of the English term, "cube."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kubos (a cube, die)
Definition
dice playing
NASB Translation
trickery (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2940: κυβείᾳ

κυβείᾳ (κυβία T WH; see Iota), κυβειας, (from κυβεύω, and this from κύβος a cube, a die), dice-playing (Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, others); tropically, κυβείᾳ τῶν ἀνθρώπων, the deception (A. V. sleight) of men, Ephesians 4:14, because dice-players sometimes cheated and defrauded their fellow-players.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
sleight, trickery

From kubos (a "cube", i.e. Die for playing); gambling, i.e. (figuratively) artifice or fraud -- sleight.

Forms and Transliterations
κυβεία κυβείᾳ κυβερνώσι κυβια κυβίᾳ kubeia kybeia kybeíāi
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Strong's Greek 2940
1 Occurrence


κυβείᾳ — 1 Occ.

Ephesians 4:14 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ κυβείᾳ τῶν ἀνθρώπων
NAS: of doctrine, by the trickery of men,
KJV: by the sleight of men,
INT: in the sleight the of men

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