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ἐγκαίνια

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐγκαίνια, ίων, τά
Greek transliteration: 
enkainia
Simplified transliteration: 
enkainia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1456
GK Number: 
1589
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah)
Definition: 
initiation, consecration;, in NT the feast of rededication, an annual festival of eight days in the month Kislev, Jn. 10:22*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 10:22 At that time the festival (enkainia | ἐγκαίνια | nom pl neut) of (enkainia | ἐγκαίνια | nom pl neut) Dedication (enkainia | ἐγκαίνια | nom pl neut) was taking place in Jerusalem. It was winter,