Lectionary Calendar
Wednesday, December 6th, 2023
the First Week of Advent
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day and support a great cause!
Click here to learn more!

Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #1649 - ἔλεγξις

from (G1651)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
  1. refutation, rebuke
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7879 ‑ שִׂיחַ (see'‑akh);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
2 Peter 1
HCS (0)
HCS (1)
2 Peter 1
BSB (1)
2 Peter 1
ESV (1)
2 Peter 1
WEB (1)
2 Peter 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἔλεγξις, εως, ἡ,

1. refuting, reproving, LXX Job 21:4,al.; πικρὸς πρὸς τὰς ἐ. Philostr. VA 2.22 (pl.).

2. conviction, παρανομίας 2 Peter 2:16.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἔλεγξις, ἐλεγξεως, (ἐλέγχω, which see), refutation, rebuke; (Vulg. correptio; Augustine,convictio): ἔλεγξιν ἔσχεν ἰδίας παρανομίας, he was rebuked for his own transgression, 2 Peter 2:16. (Philostr. vit. Apoll. 2, 22 (p. 74, Olear. edition); the Sept., Job 21:4; Job 23:2, for שִׂיחַ complaint; (Protevangel. Jacob. 16, 1 τό ὕδωρ τῆς ἐλεγξεως κυρίου (the Sept. Numbers 5:18 τό ὑδδορ τοῦ ἐλεγμοῦ)).)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐλεγξις , -εως ,

(< ἐλέγχω ),

[in LXX: Job 21:4; Job 23:2 (H7879) *;]

rebuke: 2 Peter 2:16.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ελεγξιν έλεγξιν ἔλεγξιν έλεγξις elenxin élenxin
adsFree icon
Ads FreeProfile