Strong's Greek: 5379. φιλονεικία (philoneikia) -- love of strife
5379. philoneikia
Strong's Concordance
philoneikia: love of strife
Original Word: φιλονεικία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: philoneikia
Phonetic Spelling: (fil-on-i-kee'-ah)
Short Definition: love of dispute, contention
Definition: love of dispute, contention.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from philoneikos
Definition
love of strife
NASB Translation
dispute (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5379: φιλονεικία

φιλονεικία, φιλονεικίας, (φιλόνεικος, which see), love of strife, eagerness to contend (Plato, Plutarch, Lucian, others; 4 Macc. 1:26); contention: Luke 22:24. (2 Macc. 4:4; Thucydides 8, 76; Josephus, Antiquities 7, 8, 4; Antoninus 3, 4; in a good sense, emulation, Xenophon, Plato, Demosthenes, Plutarch, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
strife.

From philoneikos; quarrelsomeness, i.e. A dispute -- strife.

see GREEK philoneikos

Forms and Transliterations
φιλονεικια φιλονεικία philoneikia philoneikía
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Strong's Greek 5379
1 Occurrence


φιλονεικία — 1 Occ.

Luke 22:24 N-NFS
GRK: δὲ καὶ φιλονεικία ἐν αὐτοῖς
NAS: also a dispute among
KJV: there was also a strife among them,
INT: moreover also a dispute among them

1 Occurrence

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