Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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ἔπαινος, -ου, ὁ
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praise, commendation
praise, applause, honor paid, Rom. 2:29; 2 Cor. 8:18; meton. ground or reason of praise or commendation, Phil. 4:8; approval, Rom. 13:3; 1 Pet. 2:14; 1 Cor. 4:5

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Romans 2:29 But a person is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is a matter of the heart, by the Spirit and not by the written code. That person’s praise (epainos | ἔπαινος | nom sg masc) comes not from man but from God.
Romans 13:3 For rulers are not a source of fear for those who do good, but for those who do wrong. Would you have no fear of the one in authority? Then do what is right and you will receive his approval (epainon | ἔπαινον | acc sg masc)
1 Corinthians 4:5 So then, stop passing judgment on anything before the time, before the Lord comes. He will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will disclose the motives of the heart. At that time praise (epainos | ἔπαινος | nom sg masc) will come to each from God.
2 Corinthians 8:18 And we sent along with him the brother who is highly respected (epainos | ἔπαινος | nom sg masc) throughout all the churches for his work in the gospel.
Ephesians 1:6 to the praise (epainon | ἔπαινον | acc sg masc) of his glorious grace with which he has highly favored us in the Beloved.
Ephesians 1:12 so that we, who have already set our hope in Christ, might be for the praise (epainon | ἔπαινον | acc sg masc) of his glory.
Ephesians 1:14 which is the guarantee of our inheritance vouching for God’s redemption of his possession, to the praise (epainon | ἔπαινον | acc sg masc) of his glory.
Philippians 1:11 filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise (epainon | ἔπαινον | acc sg masc) of God.
Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy (epainos | ἔπαινος | nom sg masc) of praise, let your mind dwell on these things.
1 Peter 1:7 so that the genuineness of your faith (which is more precious than gold that perishes), having been tested by fire, may be found to your praise (epainon | ἔπαινον | acc sg masc) and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 2:14 or to governors as those sent by him for the punishment of those who do evil and the praise (epainon | ἔπαινον | acc sg masc) of those who do good.