epigeios: of the earthOriginal Word: ἐπίγειος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ig'-i-os)
Short Definition: earthly
Definition: (a) on the earth, belonging to the earth (as opposed to the sky), (b) in a spiritual sense, belonging to the earthly sphere, earthly (as opposed to heavenly).
1919 epígeios (an adjective, derived from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting" and 1093 /gḗ, "the physical earth") – properly, upon the earth, referring to earthly (physical) life – i.e. the physical realities that naturally go with daily life.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from epi and gé
of the earth
earth (1), earthly (4), earthly things (2).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1919: ἐπίγειος
ἐπίγειος, ἐπιγειον (ἐπί and γῆ), existing upon the earth, earthly, terrestrial: οἰκία, the house we live in on earth, spoken of the body with which we are clothed in this world, 2 Corinthians 5:1; σώματα ἐπίγεια, opposed to ἐπουράνια, 1 Corinthians 15:40; absolutely, οἱ ἐπιγειοι (opposed to οἱ ἐπουράνιοι and οἱ καταχτονιοι), those who are on earth, the inhabitants of the earth, men, Philippians 2:10; τά ἐπίγεια, things done on earth, spoken of the new birth wrought by the Holy Spirit, John 3:12; cf. Knapp, Scripta var. Arg., p. 212f; τά ἐπίγεια φόνειν, to set the mind on the pleasures and good things of earth, Philippians 3:19; σοφία ἐπίγειος (opposed to ἡ ἄνωθεν κατερχομένη), the wisdom of man, liable to error and misleading, James 3:15. (From Plato down; nowhere in the O. T.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordanceearthly, in earth, terrestrial.
see GREEK epi
see GREEK ge
Forms and Transliterationsεπιγεια επίγεια ἐπίγεια επιγειος επίγειος ἐπίγειος επιγειων επιγείων ἐπιγείων επιγελάσομαι επιγεμίζοντας epigeia epígeia epigeion epigeiōn epigeíon epigeíōn epigeios epígeios
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1919
ἐπίγεια — 3 Occ.
ἐπιγείων — 2 Occ.
ἐπίγειος — 2 Occ.
John 3:12 Adj-ANP
GRK: εἰ τὰ ἐπίγεια εἶπον ὑμῖν
NAS: I told you earthly things and you do not believe,
KJV: you earthly things, and
INT: If the things earthly I said to you
Philippians 2:10 Adj-GNP