2761. kenós
Strong's Concordance
kenós: in vain
Original Word: κενῶς
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: kenós
Phonetic Spelling: (ken-oce')
Definition: in vain
Usage: falsely, in vain, to no purpose.
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Cognate: 2761 kenṓs – properly, for nothing; hence, empty (without content); lacking (deficient); (figuratively) without sense; foolish because vain (ineffective), i.e. to no purpose because hollow (worthless). 2761 (kenṓs) is used only in Js 4:5. See 2756 (kenos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
adverb from kenos
Definition
in vain
NASB Translation
no purpose (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2761: κενῶς

κενῶς, adverb, vainly, in vain (Winers Grammar, 463 (431); Aristotle onward): James 4:5.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
in vain.

Adverb from kenos; vainly, i.e. To no purpose -- in vain.

see GREEK kenos

Forms and Transliterations
κενως κενώς κενῶς κεπφωθείς kenos kenôs kenōs kenō̂s
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Englishman's Concordance
James 4:5 Adv
GRK: δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς ἡ γραφὴ
NAS: speaks to no purpose: He jealously
KJV: saith in vain, The spirit
INT: think you that in vain the Scripture

Strong's Greek 2761
1 Occurrence


κενῶς — 1 Occ.











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