egkainia <1456>

egkainia egkainia

Pronunciation:eng-kah'-ee-nee-ah
Origin:plural of a presumed compound from 1722 and 2537
Reference:-
PrtSpch:n n
In Greek:egkainia 1
In NET:feast of the Dedication 1
In AV:feast of dedication 1
Count:1
Definition:1) dedication, consecration
1a) in particular the annual feast celebrated eight days beginning
in the 25th of Chislev (middle of our December), instituted by
Judas Maccabaeus [164 BC] in memory of the cleansing of the
temple from the pollution of Antiochus Epiphanes
neuter plural of a presumed compound from 1722 and 2537; innovatives,
i.e. (specially) renewal (of religious services after the Antiochian
interruption):-dedication.
see GREEK for 1722
see GREEK for 2537
Variations
in Bible:
Dedication (NASB, NRSV)
Dedication, The Feast of the (KJV, TEV)
the Feast of Dedication (NIV)
the feast of the Dedication (NET)

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