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ἔκπαλαι

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἔκπαλαι
Greek transliteration: 
ekpalai
Simplified transliteration: 
ekpalai
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1597
GK Number: 
1732
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
adverb
Gloss: 
for a long time, long ago
Definition: 
of old, long since, 2 Pet. 2:3; 3:5*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Peter 2:3 And in their greed they will exploit you with their fabricated stories. Their condemnation has not from ancient times (ekpalai | ἔκπαλαι | adverb) been idle, nor has their destruction been sleeping.
2 Peter 3:5 For in maintaining this, they overlook the fact that by the word of God heavens existed long ago (ekpalai | ἔκπαλαι | adverb) and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water.