1597. ekpalai
Strong's Concordance
ekpalai: long ago, for a long while
Original Word: ἔκπαλαι
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: ekpalai
Phonetic Spelling: (eh'-pal-ahee)
Definition: long ago, for a long while
Usage: from of old, long since.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ek and palai
long ago, for a long while
NASB Translation
long ago (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1597: ἔκπαλαι

ἔκπαλαι, adverb (from ἐκ and πάλαι, formed like ἐκτοτε (cf. Winers Grammar, 24 (23); 422 (393); Buttmann, 321 (275))), from of old; of a long time: 2 Peter 2:3; 2 Peter 3:5. (A later Greek word, from Philo down; see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 45ff.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
of a long time, of old.

From ek and palai; long ago, for a long while -- of a long time, of old.

see GREEK ek

see GREEK palai

Forms and Transliterations
εκπαλαι έκπαλαι ἔκπαλαι ekpalai ékpalai
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Peter 2:3 Adv
GRK: τὸ κρίμα ἔκπαλαι οὐκ ἀργεῖ
NAS: their judgment from long ago is not idle,
KJV: judgment now of a long time lingereth
INT: the judgment of old not is idle

2 Peter 3:5 Adv
GRK: οὐρανοὶ ἦσαν ἔκπαλαι καὶ γῆ
NAS: existed long ago and [the] earth
KJV: the heavens were of old, and the earth
INT: heavens were of old and [the] earth

Strong's Greek 1597
2 Occurrences

ἔκπαλαι — 2 Occ.

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