epainos: praiseOriginal Word: ἔπαινος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (ep'-ahee-nos)
Short Definition: commendation, praise
Definition: commendation, praise, approval.
1868 épainos (from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting," which intensifies 136 /aínos, "praise") – properly, fitting (apt) praise, i.e. accurate acknowledgment (appropriate commendation, recognition); enthusiastic acknowledgment for what deserves praise.
[The prefix (epi) suggests commendation that fits," i.e. is appropriate because it relates to God's will (2307 /thélēma).]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from epi and ainos
fame (1), praise (9), worthy of praise (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1868: ἔπαινος
ἔπαινος, ἐπαινου, ὁ (ἐπί and αἶνος (as it were, a tale for another; cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Lexil. § 83, 4; Schmidt, chapter 155)); approbation, commendation, praise: Philippians 4:8; ἐκ τίνος, bestowed by one, Romans 2:29; ἔπαινον ἔχειν ἐκ τίνος, genitive of person, Romans 13:3; ὁ ἔπαινος γενήσεται ἑκάστῳ ἀπό τοῦ Θεοῦ, 1 Corinthians 4:5; with the genitive of the person to whom the praise is given, Romans 2:29; 2 Corinthians 8:18; εἰς ἔπαινον, to the obtaining of praise, 1 Peter 1:7; εἰς ἔπαινον τίνος, that a person or thing may be praised, Ephesians 1:6, 14; Philippians 1:11; (πέμπεσθαι εἰς ... ἔπαινον τίνος, 1 Peter 2:14); εἶναι εἰς ἔπαινον τίνος to be a praise to a person or thing, Ephesians 1:12.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancepraise.
see GREEK epi
see GREEK aineo
Forms and Transliterationsεπαινον έπαινον έπαινόν ἔπαινον επαινος έπαινος έπαινός ἔπαινος επαίνω epainon épainon epainos épainos
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1868
ἔπαινον — 7 Occ.
ἔπαινος — 4 Occ.
Romans 2:29 N-NMS
GRK: οὗ ὁ ἔπαινος οὐκ ἐξ
NAS: not by the letter; and his praise is not from men,
KJV: whose praise [is] not
INT: of whom the praise [is] not of
1 Peter 2:14 N-AMS