3169. megaloprepés
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megaloprepés: befitting a great one
Original Word: μεγαλοπρεπής, ές
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: megaloprepés
Phonetic Spelling: (meg-al-op-rep-ace')
Short Definition: magnificent, superb, transcendent
Definition: magnificent, superb, transcendent, majestic.

HELPS word-Studies

3169 megaloprepḗs (from 3178 /méthē, "great by comparison" and 4241 /prépō, "make becoming, appropriate") – properly, fitting ("befitting") what is magnificent and splendid (full of majesty); "sublime" (Thayer); "unusually attractive and beautiful – 'very wonderful, sublime' " (L & N, 1, 79.14). 3169 /megaloprepḗs ("awesomely majestic") only occurs in 2 Pet 1:17.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from megas and prepó
befitting a great one
NASB Translation
Majestic (1).

STRONGS NT 3169: μεγαλοπρεπής

μεγαλοπρεπής, μεγαλοπρεπες, genitive μεγαλοπρεποῦς, (μέγας, and πρέπει it is becoming (see πρέπω)), befitting a great man, magnificent, splendid; full of majesty, majestic: 2 Peter 1:17. (2 Macc. 8:15 2Macc. 15:13; 3Macc. 2:9; Herodotus, Xenophon, Plato, others.)


From megas and prepo; befitting greatness or magnificence (majestic) -- excellent.

see GREEK megas

see GREEK prepo

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