2160. eutrapelia
Strong's Concordance
eutrapelia: ready wit, coarse jesting
Original Word: εὐτραπελία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: eutrapelia
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-trap-el-ee'-ah)
Definition: ready wit, coarse jesting
Usage: low jesting, ribaldry.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from eu and the same as tropé
Definition
ready wit, coarse jesting
NASB Translation
coarse jesting (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2160: εὐτραπελία

εὐτραπελία, ἐυτραπελιας, (from εὐτράπελος, from εὖ, and τρέπω to turn: easily turning; nimble-witted, witty, sharp), pleasantry, humor, facetiousness ((Hippocrates), Plato, rep. 8, p. 563a.; Diodorus 15, 6; 20, 63; Josephus, Antiquities 12, 4, 3; Plutarch, others); in a bad sense, scurrility, ribaldry, low jesting (in which there is some acuteness): Ephesians 5:4; in a milder sense, Aristotle, eth. 2, 7, 13; ( εὐτραπελία πεπαιδευμενη ὕβρις ἐστιν, rhet. 2, 12, 16 (cf. Cope, in the place cited); cf. Trench, § xxxiv.; Matt. Arnold, Irish Essays etc., p. 187ff (Speech at Eton) 1882).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
jesting.

From a compound of eu and a derivative of the base of trope (meaning well-turned, i.e. Ready at repartee, jocose); witticism, i.e. (in a vulgar sense) ribaldry -- jesting.

see GREEK eu

see GREEK trope

Forms and Transliterations
ευτραπελια ευτραπελία εὐτραπελία eutrapelia eutrapelía
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Englishman's Concordance
Ephesians 5:4 N-NFS
GRK: μωρολογία ἢ εὐτραπελία ἃ οὐκ
NAS: or coarse jesting, which
KJV: nor jesting, which
INT: foolish talking or crude joking which not

Strong's Greek 2160
1 Occurrence


εὐτραπελία — 1 Occ.











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