2 Peter Greek words Bible Bee 2011

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Greek words from 2 Peter. Definitions are from the online Greek lexicon synchronized with Strong's concordance.

Apostle

apostolos

Apos'tolos

Delegate, ambassador, messenger, he that is sent, a commissioner of Christ with miraculous powers

Like Precious

Isotimos

ee-so'-tee-mos

Like precious, of equal value or honor

Knowledge

epignosis

ep-ig'-no-sis

Recognition, full discernment, acknowledgement

Divine

theios

thi'-os

Godlike (neuter as noun, divinity): - divine, godhead.

Virtue

arete

ar-et'-ay

Properly, manliness (valor), i.e. excellence (intrinsic or attributed):--praise, virtue.

Promise

Epaggelma

ep-ang'-el-mah

A self-committal (by assurance of conferring some good):--promise.

Temperance

Egkrateia

eng-krat'-i-ah

Self-control (especially continence):--temperance.

Brotherly kindness

Philadelphia

fil-ad-el-fee'-ah

fraternal affection:--brotherly love (kindness), love of the brethren.

To Abound

Pleonazo

pleh-on-ad'-zo

to do, make or be more, i.e. increase (transitively or intransitively); by extension, to superabound:--abound, abundant, make to increase, have over.

To be established

Sterizo

stay-rid'-zo

to set fast, i.e. (literally) to turn resolutely in a certain direction, or (figuratively) to confirm:--fix, (e-)stablish, stedfastly set, strengthen.

Tabernacle

Skenoma

skay'-no-mah

an encampment, i.e. (figuratively) the Temple (as God's residence), the body (as a tenement for the soul):-- tabernacle.

Fable

muthos

moo'-thos

(through the idea of tuition); a tale, i.e. fiction ("myth"):--fable.

Eyewitness

epoptes

ep-op'-tace

a looker-on:--eye-witness.

Diligence

spoude

spoo-day'

"speed", i.e. (by implication) despatch, eagerness, earnestness:--business, (earnest) care(-fulness), diligence, forwardness, haste.

Lust

epithumia

ep-ee-thoo-mee'-ah

A longing (especially for what is forbidden):--concupiscence, desire, lust (after).

Promise

epaggelma

ep-ang'-el-mah

A self-committal (by assurance of conferring some good):--promise.

Beloved

Agapetos

ag-ap-ay-tos'

Beloved:--(dearly, well) beloved, dear.

Holy

Hagios

hag'-ee-os

Sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated):--(most) holy (one, thing), saint.

Prophecy

Prophetikos

prof-ay-tik-os'

Pertaining to a foreteller ("prophetic"):--of prophecy, of the prophets.

Lamp

Luchnos

lookh'-nos

A portable lamp or other illuminator (literally or figuratively):--candle, light.

Holy Ghost

Pneuma

pnyoo'-mah

a current of air, i.e. breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e. (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit:--ghost, life, spirit(-ual, -ually), mind.

False

Pseudoprophetes

psyoo-dop-rof-ay'-tace

a spurious prophet, i.e. pretended foreteller or religious impostor:--false prophet.

Teacher

pseudodidaskalos

psyoo-dod-id-as'-kal-os

a spurious teacher, i.e. propagator of erroneous Christian doctrine:--false teacher.

Heresies

hairesis

hah'-ee-res-is

a choice, i.e. (specially) a party or (abstractly) disunion:--heresy (which is the Greek word itself), sect.

Destruction

Apoleia

ap-o'-li-a

Ruin or loss (physical, spiritual or eternal):--damnable(-nation), destruction, die, perdition, X perish, pernicious ways, waste

Master

Despotes

des-pot'-ace

Perhaps from posis (a husband); an absolute ruler ("despot"):--Lord, master.

Covetous

Pleonexia

pleh-on-ex-ee'-ah

Avarice, i.e. (by implication) fraudulency, extortion:--covetous(-ness) practices, greediness.

Feigned

Plastos

plas-tos'

Moulded, i.e. (by implication) artificial or (figuratively) fictitious (false):--feigned.

Merchandise

Emporeuomai

em-por-yoo'-om-ahee

To travel in (a country as a pedlar), i.e. (by implication) to trade:--buy and sell, make merchandise.

Judgment

krima

kree'-mah

A decision (the function or the effect, for or against ("crime")):--avenge, condemned, condemnation, damnation, + go to law, judgment.

Chains

seira

si-rah'

A chain (as binding or drawing):--chain.

angels

aggelos

ang'-el-os

(To bring tidings); a messenger; especially an "angel"; by implication, a pastor:--angel, messenger.

Ungodly s

asebes

as-eb-ace'

Irreverent, i.e. (by extension) impious or wicked:-- ungodly (man).

Filthy

anomos

an'-om-os

Lawless, i.e. (negatively) not subject to (the Jewish) law; (by implication, a Gentile), or (positively) wicked:--without law, lawless, transgressor, unlawful, wicked.

Despise

kataphroneo

kat-af-ron-eh'-o

To think against, i.e. disesteem:--despise.

Presumptious

tolmetes

tol-may-tace'

A daring (audacious) man:--presumptuous

Railing

blasphemos

blas'-fay-mos

Scurrilious, i.e. calumnious (against men), or (specially) impious (against God):--blasphemer(-mous), railing.

Accusation/Charge

krisis

kree'-sis

Secision (subjectively or objectively, for or against); by extension, a tribunal; by implication, justice (especially, divine law):--accusation, condemnation, damnation, judgment.

Irrational

alogos

al'-og-os

Irrational:--brute, unreasonable

Animal

zoon

dzo'-on

A live thing, i.e. an animal:--beast.

Corruption

phthora

fthor-ah'

Decay, i.e. ruin (spontaneous or inflicted, literally or figuratively):--corruption, destroy, perish.

Blemish

momos

mo'-mos

A flaw or blot, i.e. (figuratively) disgraceful person:--blemish.

Spot

spiloo

spee-lo'-o

To stain or soil (literally or figuratively):--defile, spot.

Deceiving

apate

ap-at'-ay

Delusion:--deceit(-ful, -fulness), deceivableness(-ving).

Adulterous

moichalis

moy-khal-is'

A prolonged form of the feminine of 3432; an adulteress (literally or figuratively):--adulteress(-ous, -y).

Beguiling

deleazo

del-eh-ad'-zo

To entrap, i.e. (figuratively) delude:--allure, beguile, entice.

Astray

planao

plan-ah'-o

To (properly, cause to) roam (from safety, truth, or virtue):--go astray, deceive, err, seduce, wander, be out of the way.

Wages

misthos

mis-thos'

pay for service (literally or figuratively), good or bad:--hire, reward, wages.

Dumb

aphonos

af'-o-nos

voiceless, i.e. mute (by nature or choice); figuratively, unmeaning:--dumb, without signification.

Madness

paraphronia

par-af-ron-ee'-ah

insanity, i.e. foolhardiness:--madness.

Vanity

mataiotes

mat-ah-yot'-ace

inutility; figuratively, transientness; morally, depravity:--vanity.

Error

plane

plan'-ay

fraudulence; subjectively, a straying from orthodoxy or piety:--deceit, to deceive, delusion, error.

Liberty

eleutheria

el-yoo-ther-ee'-ah

freedom (legitimate or licentious, chiefly moral or ceremonial):--liberty.

Servant

doulos

doo'-los

a slave (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary; frequently, therefore in a qualified sense of subjection or subserviency):--bond(-man), servant.

Overcomeo

hettao

hayt-tah'-o

To make worse, i.e. vanquish (literally or figuratively); by implication, to rate lower:--be inferior, overcome.

Enslave

douloo

doo-lo'-o

To enslave (literally or figuratively):--bring into (be under) bondage, X given, become (make) servant.

Pollutions

miasma

mee'-as-mah

("Miasma"); (morally) foulness (properly, the effect):--pollution.

Entangled

empleko

em-plek'-o

From 1722 and 4120; to entwine, i.e. (figuratively) involve with:--entangle (in, self with).

Pure

eilikrines

i-lik-ree-nace'

From heile (the sun's ray); judged by sunlight, i.e. tested as genuine (figuratively):--pure, sincere.

Remembrance

hupomnesis

hoop-om'-nay-sis

A reminding or (reflexively) recollection:--remembrance.

Scoffers

empaiktes

emp-aheek-tace'

A derider, i.e. (by implication) a false teacher:--mocker, scoffer.

Creation

ktisis

ktis'-is

Original formation (properly, the act; by implication, the thing, literally or figuratively):--building, creation, creature, ordinance.

Beginning

arche

ar-khay'

Properly abstract) a commencement, or (concretely) chief (in various applications of order, time, place, or rank):--beginning, corner, (at the, the) first (estate), magistrate, power, principality, principle, rule.

Ignorant of

lanthano

lan-than'-o

A prolonged form of a primary verb, which is used only as an alternate in certain tenses; to lie hid (literally or figuratively); often used adverbially, unwittingly:--be hid, be ignorant of, unawares.

Word

logos

log'-os

the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ):--account, cause, communication

Overflow

katakluzo

kat-ak-lood'-zo

to dash (wash) down, i.e. (by implication) to deluge:--overflow.

Reserve

thesaurizo

thay-sow-rid'-zo

To amass or reserve (literally or figuratively):--lay up (treasure), (keep) in store, (heap) treasure (together, up).

Thousand

chilioi

khil'-ee-oy

Plural of uncertain affinity; a thousand:--thousand.

et'-os

Apparently a primary word; a year:--year.

Day

hemera

hay-mer'-ah

Literally, the time space between dawn and dark; figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context).

Slackness

bradutes

brad-oo'-tace

Tardiness:--slackness.

Longsuffering

makrothumeo

mak-roth-oo-meh'-o

From the same as 3116; to be long-spirited, i.e. (objectively) forbearing or (subjectively) patient:--bear (suffer) long, be longsuffering, have (long) patience, be patient, patiently endure.

Repentance

metanoia

met-an'-oy-ah

(subjectively) compunction (for guilt, including reformation); by implication, reversal (of (another's) decision):--repentance.

Thief

kleptes

klep'-tace

A stealer (literally or figuratively):--thief

Burned

katakaio

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