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4 results found for tapeinoo Showing 1 through 4

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Result 1- Abase
tapeinoo signifies "to make low, bring low,"
(a) of bringing to the ground, making level, reducing to a plain, as in Luke 3:5;
(b) metaphorically in the Active Voice, to bring to a humble condition, "to abase," 2 Cor 11:7, and in the Passive, "to be abased," Php 4:12; in Matt 23:12; Luke 14:11; Luke 18:14, the AV has "shall be abased," the RV "shall be humbled." It is translated "humble yourselves" in the Middle Voice sense in James 4:10; 1 Pet 5:6; "humble," in Matt 18:4; 2 Cor 12:21 and Php 2:8. See HUMBLE, LOW. Cp., tapeinos, "lowly," tapeinois, "humiliation," and tapeinophrosune, "humility."

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Result 2- Humble (Adjective and Verb)
A. Adjectives
  1. tapeinos
  2. tapeinophron
B. Verb
  1. tapeinoo


A1.     Humble (Adjective and Verb) [Adjective] tapeinos primarily signifies "low-lying." It is used always in a good sense in the NT, metaphorically, to denote
(a) "of low degree, brought low," Luke 1:52; Rom 12:16, AV, "(men) of low estate," RV, "(things that are) lowly" (i.e., of low degree); 2 Cor 7:6, AV, "cast down," RV, "lowly;" the preceding context shows that this occurrence belongs to A1(a); James 1:9, "of low degree;"
(b) humble in spirit, Matt 11:29; 2 Cor 10:1, RV, "lowly," AV "base;" James 4:6; 1 Pet 5:5. See BASE, CAST, DEGREE, LOWLY.

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A2.     Humble (Adjective and Verb) [Adjective] tapeinophron "humble-minded" (tapeinos (5011) and phren (5424), "the mind"), 1 Pet 3:8; see COURTEOUS.

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B1.     Humble (Adjective and Verb) [Verb] tapeinoo akin to tapeinos, signifies "to make low,"
(a) literally, "of mountains and hills," Luke 3:5 (Passive Voice);
(b) metaphorically, in the Active Voice, Matt 18:4; Matt 23:12 (2nd part); Luke 14:11 (2nd part); Luke 18:14 (2nd part); 2 Cor 11:7 ("abasing"); 2 Cor 12:21; Php 2:8; in the Passive Voice, Matt 23:12 (1st part), RV, "shall be humbled," AV, "shall be abased;" Luke 14:11 (ditto); Luke 18:14 (ditto); Php 4:12, "to be abased;" in the Passive, with Middle voice sense, James 4:10, "humble yourselves;" 1 Pet 5:6 (ditto). See ABASE, tapeinoo under LOW (to bring).

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Result 3- Low (to bring, to make), Low (estate, degree)
A. Verb
  1. tapeinoo
B. Adjective
  1. tapeinos
C. Noun
  1. tapeinosis


A1.     Low (to bring, to make), Low (estate, degree) [Verb] tapeinoo "to bring low, to humble," is translated "shall be brought low" in Luke 3:5. See HUMBLE.

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B1.     Low (to bring, to make), Low (estate, degree) [Adjective] tapeinos denotes "of low degree or estate," Rom 12:16, "things that are lowly," RV (AV, "men of low estate"). See BASE, DEGREE, ESTATE, HUMBLE, LOWLY.

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C1.     Low (to bring, to make), Low (estate, degree) [Noun] tapeinosis "abasement, humiliation, low estate," is translated "low estate" in Luke 1:48; in James 1:10, "that he is made low," lit., "in his abasement." See HUMILIATION.

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Result 4- Base, Baser
  1. agenes
  2. tapeinos
  3. agoraios


1.     Base, Baser agenes "of low birth" (a, negative, genos, "family, race"), hence denoted "that which is of no reputation, of no account," 1 Cor 1:28, "the base things of the world," i.e., those which are of no account or fame in the world's esteem. That the neuter plural of the adjective bears reference to persons is clear from verse 26.


2.     Base, Baser tapeinos primarily "that which is low, and does not rise far from the ground," as in the Sept. of Ezek 17:24, hence, metaphorically, signifies "lowly, of no degree." So the RV in 2 Cor 10:1. Cp. Luke 1:52; James 1:9, "of low degree." Cp. tapeinophrosune, "lowliness of mind," and tapeinoo, "to humble." See CAST, HUMBLE, LOW, LOWLY.

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3.     Base, Baser agoraios translated in the AV of Acts 17:5 "of the baser sort," RV, "of the rabble," signifies, lit., "relating to the market place;" hence, frequenting markets, and so sauntering about idly. It is also used of affairs usually transacted in the market-place, and hence of judicial assemblies, Acts 19:38, RV, "courts" (AV, "law"); the margin in both RV and AV has "court days are kept." See COURT.

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