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Strong's #1597 - ἔκπαλαι

Transliteration
ékpalai
Phonetics
ek'-pal-ahee
Root Word (Etymology)
from (G1537) and (G3819)
Parts of Speech
Adverb
TDNT
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Definition   
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  1. from of old
  2. of a long time
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KJV (2)
2 Peter 2
NAS (4)
2 Peter 4
HCS (2)
2 Peter 2
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2 Peter 2
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2 Peter 2
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2 Peter 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἔκπᾰλαι,

Adv. for ἐκ πάλαι, for a long time, Ph. 1.323, 2 Peter 3:5, J. AJ 16.8.4, Plu. 2.548d, Plot. 6.4.14, POxy. 938.3 (iii/iv A.D.), etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἔκπαλαι, adverb (from ἐκ and πάλαι, formed like ἐκτοτε (cf. Winers Grammar, 24 (23); 422 (393); Buttmann, 321 (275))), from of old; of a long time: 2 Peter 2:3; 2 Peter 3:5. (A later Greek word, from Philo down; see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 45ff.)


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† ἔκ -παλαι ,

adv.

(of a class of compound adverbs common in late Gk.; v. Mayor on 2 Pe, l.c.),

for a long time, from of old: 2 Peter 2:3; 2 Peter 3:5.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

This late word (for the form, see Proleg. p. 99), which in the NT is confined to 2 Peter 2:3; 2 Peter 3:5, occurs in P Oxy VI. 938.3 (iii/iv A.D.) ἔκπαλαι ἐπισταλεὶς δώδεκα σαργάνας χόρτου ἐκεῖ ἀποστεῖλαι, ";although you had been long ago instructed to send twelve baskets of hay thither"; (Edd.) : cf. the fragmentary OGIS 584.5 (ii/A.D.) δι᾽ ὧν ἔκπαλαι αὐτὴν (sc. τὴν πατρίδα) εὐεργέ [τησεν. Ἔκτοτε is found in P Oxy VIII. 1119.28 (A.D. 254) ἔκτοτε μαθ ̣[ὼν ὑπέστ ]η ̣ν τὴν ὑπὲρ αὐτῶν λειτουργίαν, ";thereafter on learning this I undertook the burden on their behalf"; : cf. ib. III. 486.9 (A.D. 131).

 


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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