3859. paradiatribé
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paradiatribé: wrangling, constant arguing
Original Word: παραδιατριβή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: paradiatribé
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ad-ee-at-ree-bay')
Short Definition: useless debate
Definition: useless debate.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
variant reading for diaparatribé, q.v.
STRONGS NT 3859: παραδιατριβή

παραδιατριβή, παραδιατριβης, , useless occupation, empty business, misemployment (see παρά, IV. 2): 1 Timothy 6:5 Rec. (cf. Winers Grammar, 102 (96)), see διαπαρατριβή. Not found elsewhere; (cf. παραδιατυπόω in Justinian (in Koumanoudes, Λεξεις ἀθησαυρος, under the word)).

wrangling, constant arguing

From a compound of para and diatribo; misemployment, i.e. Meddlesomeness -- perverse disputing.

see GREEK para

see GREEK diatribo

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