1457. egkainizo
Strong's Concordance
egkainizo: I consecrate, dedicate
Original Word: ἐγκαινίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: egkainizo
Phonetic Spelling: (eng-kahee-nid'-zo)
Definition: to renew, inaugurate
Usage: I consecrate, dedicate, renovate.
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1457 egkainízō (from 1722 /en, "in" and kainizō, "make fresh, new") – properly, make qualitatively new (like consecrating or dedicating something); to renew (inaugurate), advancing to a new sphere (dimension) of reality.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1457: ἐγκαινίζω

ἐγκαινίζω (T WH ἐνκαινίζω, see ἐν, III 3): 1 aorist ἐνεκαινισα; perfect passive ἐγκεκαινισμαι; a word exclusively Biblical and ecclesiastical (Winers Grammar, 33); to innovate, i. e.:

1. to renew: 2 Chronicles 15:8.

2. to do anew, again: σημεῖα, Sir. 33:6 (Sir. 36:6).

3. to initiate, consecrate, dedicate, (Deuteronomy 20:5; 1 Kings 8:63; 1 Samuel 11:14, etc.): διαθήκην, Hebrews 9:18; ὁδόν, Hebrews 10:20.

STRONGS NT 1457a: ἐγκακέωἐγκακέω, ἐγκάκω ((see below); 1 aorist ἐνεκάκησα; (κακός); (properly, to behave badly in; hence) to be weary in anything, or to lose courage, flag, faint: adopted by L T Tr WH in place of R G ἐκκακέω (which see) in Luke 18:1; 2 Corinthians 4:1, 16; Galatians 6:9; Ephesians 3:13; 2 Thessalonians 3:13 — except that T WH write ἐνκακέω in Luke 18:1; Galatians 6:9; Ephesians 3:13; so WH in 2 Thessalonians 3:13, also; see ἐν, III. 3; (cf. Tdf.'s note on 2 Corinthians 4:1; Meyer ibid., who thinks that ἐκκακέω may have been a colloquial form. See the full exhibition of the usage of the manuscripts given by Dr. Gregory in his Proleg. to Tdf. edition 8, p. 78.) (Found a few times in Symm. (Genesis 27:46; Numbers 21:5; Isaiah 7:16; also Proverbs 3:11 Theod.); Clement of Rome, 2 Cor. 2, 2 [ET]; in secular writings only in Polybius 4, 19, 10 τό πέμπειν τάς βοηθείας ἐνεκακησαν they culpably neglected to send aid (add Philo de confus. lingg. § 13 (Mang. i., 412, 36) οὐκ ἐκκακουμενος; ἐκναμφθην.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
consecrate, dedicate.

From egkainia; to renew, i.e. Inaugurate -- consecrate, dedicate.

see GREEK egkainia

Forms and Transliterations
εγκαινιεί εγκαινίζεσθε εγκαινισμόν εγκαινισμός εγκαινισμού εγκαίνισον εγκαινίσωμεν εγκαίνωσις εγκεκαίνισται ἐγκεκαίνισται ενεκαίνισας ενεκαίνισε ενεκαινισεν ενεκαίνισεν ἐνεκαίνισεν ενκεκαινισται ἐνκεκαίνισται enekainisen enekaínisen enkekainistai en'kekaínistai
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Englishman's Concordance
Hebrews 9:18 V-RIM/P-3S
GRK: χωρὶς αἵματος ἐνκεκαίνισται
NAS: the first [covenant] was not inaugurated without
KJV: the first [testament] was dedicated without
INT: apart from blood has been inaugurated

Hebrews 10:20 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἣν ἐνεκαίνισεν ἡμῖν ὁδὸν
NAS: which He inaugurated for us through
KJV: which he hath consecrated for us,
INT: which he dedicated for us a way

Strong's Greek 1457
2 Occurrences


ἐνεκαίνισεν — 1 Occ.
ἐνκεκαίνισται — 1 Occ.











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