epainos: praiseOriginal Word: ἔπαινος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
commendation, praise, approval.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
fame (1), praise (9), worthy of praise (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1868: ἔπαινοςἔπαινος
(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
; ὁ 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
From epi and the base of aineo; laudation; concretely, a commendable thing -- praise.
see GREEK epi
see GREEK aineo