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Eritheia

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2052  
Original WordWord Origin
ejriqeivaperhaps as the same as (2042)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Eritheia2:660,256
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
er-ith-i'-ah   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. electioneering or intriguing for office
    1. apparently, in the NT a courting distinction, a desire to put one's self forward, a partisan and fractious spirit which does not disdain low arts
    2. partisanship, fractiousness
This word is found before NT times only in Aristotle where it denotesa self-seeking pursuit of political office by unfair means. (A&G)Paul exhorts to be one in the mind of Christ not putting self forwardor being selfish (Phil 2:
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     King James Word Usage - Total: 7
    strife 5, contention 1, contentious + (1537)&version=kjv 1
     
      KJV Verse Count 
    Romans1
    2 Corinthians1
    Galatians1
    Philippians2
    James2


    Total7
    Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

    Bibliography Information

    Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Eritheia". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .