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αἰφνίδιος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
αἰφνίδιος, ον
Greek transliteration: 
aiphnidios
Simplified transliteration: 
aiphnidios
Numbers
Strong's number: 
160
GK Number: 
167
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-3a
Gloss: 
sudden, unexpected
Definition: 
unforeseen, unexpected, sudden, Lk. 21:34; 1 Thess. 5:3*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 21:34 “But watch yourselves lest your minds be dulled by dissipation and drunkenness and the anxieties of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly (aiphnidios | αἰφνίδιος | nom sg fem),
1 Thessalonians 5:3 When they are saying, “Peace and security,” it is then that sudden (aiphnidios | αἰφνίδιος | nom sg masc) destruction will come upon them, like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.