eulogia: praise, blessingOriginal Word: εὐλογία, ας, ἡPart of Speech:
adulation, praise, blessingDefinition:
adulation, praise, blessing, gift.
Cognate: 2129 eulogía – blessing. See 2127 (eulogeō).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the same as eulogeóDefinition
praise, blessingNASB Translation
blessing (11), bountiful gift (2), bountifully (2), flattering speech (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2129: εὐλογίαεὐλογία
); the Sept.
; as in classical Greek:
1. praise, laudation, panegyric: of God or Christ, Revelation 5:12, 13; Revelation 7:12.
2. fine discourse, polished language: Plato, rep. 3, p. 400 d.; Luc. Lexiph. 1; in a bad sense, language artfully adapted to captivate the hearer, fair speaking, fine speeches: Romans 16:18 (joined with χρηστολογία, the latter relating to the substance, εὐλογία to the expression); plural in Aesop, fab. 229, p. 150 edition Cor. ἐάν σύ εὐλογίας ἐυπορης, ἐγώ῟γε σου οὐ κήδομαι (but why not genitive singular?). By a usage unknown to native Greeks.
3. an invocation of blessings, benediction: Hebrews 12:17; James 3:10, (Genesis 27:35f, 38, others; Sir. 3:8 Sir. 37:24; Josephus, Antiquities 4, 8, 44); see εὐλογέω, 2.
4. consecration: τό ποτήριον τῆς εὐλογίας, the consecrated cup (for that this is the meaning is evident from the explanatory adjunct ὁ εὐλογοῦμεν, see εὐλογέω 3 (others besides; cf. Meyer edition Heinrici at the passage; Winer's Grammar, 189 (178))), 1 Corinthians 10:16.
5. a (concrete) blessing, benefit (Deuteronomy 11:26, etc.; Sir. 7:32 Sir. 39:22, etc.); universally, 1 Peter 3:9; of the blessings of Christianity, Romans 15:29; Ephesians 1:3; ἡ εὐλογία τοῦ Ἀβραάμ the salvation (by the Messiah) promised to Abraham, Galatians 3:14; of the continual fertility of the soil granted by God, Hebrews 6:7 (Leviticus 25:21; ὑετός εὐλογίας, Ezekiel 34:26; cf. εὐλογεῖν ἀγρόν, Genesis 27:27); of the blessing of a collection sent from Christians to their brethren, 2 Corinthians 9:5 (of the gifts of men, Genesis 33:11; Judges 1:15; 1 Samuel 25:27); ἐπ' εὐλογίαις, that blessings may accrue, bountifully (opposed to φειδομένως), 2 Corinthians 9:6 (see ἐπί, B. 2 e., p. 234a top).<1>
blessing, bounty, fair speech.
From the same as eulogeo; fine speaking, i.e. Elegance of language; commendation ("eulogy"), i.e. (reverentially) adoration; religiously, benediction; by implication, consecration; by extension, benefit or largess -- blessing (a matter of) bounty (X -tifully), fair speech.
see GREEK eulogeo