1868. epainos
Strong's Concordance
epainos: praise
Original Word: ἔπαινος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: epainos
Phonetic Spelling: (ep'-ahee-nos)
Definition: praise
Usage: commendation, praise, approval.
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1868 épainos (from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting," which intensifies 136 /aínos, "praise") – properly, fitting (apt) praise, i.e. accurate acknowledgment (appropriate commendation, recognition); enthusiastic acknowledgment for what deserves praise.

[The prefix (epi) suggests commendation that fits," i.e. is appropriate because it relates to God's will (2307 /thélēma).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and ainos
NASB Translation
fame (1), praise (9), worthy of praise (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1868: ἔπαινος

ἔπαινος, ἐπαινου, (ἐπί and αἶνος (as it were, a tale for another; cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Lexil. § 83, 4; Schmidt, chapter 155)); approbation, commendation, praise: Philippians 4:8; ἐκ τίνος, bestowed by one, Romans 2:29; ἔπαινον ἔχειν ἐκ τίνος, genitive of person, Romans 13:3; ἔπαινος γενήσεται ἑκάστῳ ἀπό τοῦ Θεοῦ, 1 Corinthians 4:5; with the genitive of the person to whom the praise is given, Romans 2:29; 2 Corinthians 8:18; εἰς ἔπαινον, to the obtaining of praise, 1 Peter 1:7; εἰς ἔπαινον τίνος, that a person or thing may be praised, Ephesians 1:6, 14; Philippians 1:11; (πέμπεσθαι εἰς ... ἔπαινον τίνος, 1 Peter 2:14); εἶναι εἰς ἔπαινον τίνος to be a praise to a person or thing, Ephesians 1:12.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From epi and the base of aineo; laudation; concretely, a commendable thing -- praise.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK aineo

Forms and Transliterations
επαινον έπαινον έπαινόν ἔπαινον επαινος έπαινος έπαινός ἔπαινος επαίνω epainon épainon epainos épainos
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 2:29 N-NMS
GRK: οὗ ὁ ἔπαινος οὐκ ἐξ
NAS: not by the letter; and his praise is not from men,
KJV: whose praise [is] not
INT: of whom the praise [is] not of

Romans 13:3 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς
NAS: and you will have praise from the same;
KJV: thou shalt have praise of
INT: and you will have praise from him

1 Corinthians 4:5 N-NMS
GRK: τότε ὁ ἔπαινος γενήσεται ἑκάστῳ
NAS: each man's praise will come
KJV: shall every man have praise of God.
INT: then the praise will be to each

2 Corinthians 8:18 N-NMS
GRK: οὗ ὁ ἔπαινος ἐν τῷ
NAS: whose fame in [the things of] the gospel
KJV: whose praise [is] in
INT: of whom the praise [is] in the

Ephesians 1:6 N-AMS
GRK: εἰς ἔπαινον δόξης τῆς
NAS: to the praise of the glory
KJV: To the praise of the glory of his
INT: to [the] praise of [the] glory of the

Ephesians 1:12 N-AMS
GRK: ἡμᾶς εἰς ἔπαινον δόξης αὐτοῦ
NAS: in Christ would be to the praise of His glory.
KJV: should be to the praise of his glory,
INT: us to [the] praise of [the] glory of him

Ephesians 1:14 N-AMS
GRK: περιποιήσεως εἰς ἔπαινον τῆς δόξης
NAS: of [God's own] possession, to the praise of His glory.
KJV: unto the praise of his
INT: acquired possession to praise of the glory

Philippians 1:11 N-AMS
GRK: δόξαν καὶ ἔπαινον θεοῦ
NAS: to the glory and praise of God.
KJV: the glory and praise of God.
INT: [the] glory and praise of God

Philippians 4:8 N-NMS
GRK: εἴ τις ἔπαινος ταῦτα λογίζεσθε
NAS: anything worthy of praise, dwell
KJV: if [there be] any praise, think
INT: if any [worthy of] praise these things consider

1 Peter 1:7 N-AMS
GRK: εὑρεθῇ εἰς ἔπαινον καὶ δόξαν
NAS: to result in praise and glory
KJV: might be found unto praise and honour
INT: be found to praise and glory

1 Peter 2:14 N-AMS
GRK: ἐκδίκησιν κακοποιῶν ἔπαινον δὲ ἀγαθοποιῶν
NAS: of evildoers and the praise of those who do right.
KJV: and for the praise of them that do well.
INT: vengenace [on] evildoers praise moreover well doers

Strong's Greek 1868
11 Occurrences

ἔπαινον — 7 Occ.
ἔπαινος — 4 Occ.

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