Ethelothreskeia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1479 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
eqeloqreskeiafrom (2309) and (2356)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ethelothreskeia3:155,337
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eth-el-oth-race-ki'-ah Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. voluntary, arbitrary worship
    1. worship which one prescribes and devises for himself, contrary to the contents and nature of faith which ought to be directed to Christ
    2. said of the misdirected zeal and the practice of ascetics
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
self-made religion 1
NAS Verse Count
Colossians1


Total1
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 Ethelothreskeia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.