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ἐπίγειος, ον
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being on the earth, earthly, that which is inferior when in contrast to heavenly or divine things
pr. on the earth, Phil. 2:10; earthly, terrestrial, Jn. 3:12; 1 Cor. 15:40; 2 Cor. 5:1; Phil. 3:19; earthly, low, grovelling, Jas. 3:15*

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John 3:12 If I have told you about earthly (epigeia | ἐπίγεια | acc pl neut) things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you about heavenly things?
1 Corinthians 15:40 And there are heavenly bodies and earthly (epigeia | ἐπίγεια | nom pl neut) bodies; but the glory of heavenly bodies is of one kind and the glory of earthly (epigeiōn | ἐπιγείων | gen pl neut) bodies is of another.
2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know that if our earthly (epigeios | ἐπίγειος | nom sg fem) house, the tent we live in, is taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.
Philippians 2:10 so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven, and on earth (epigeiōn | ἐπιγείων | gen pl masc) and under the earth,
Philippians 3:19 Their end is destruction, their god is the belly, and they glory in their shame. Their minds are set on earthly (epigeia | ἐπίγεια | acc pl neut) things.
James 3:15 This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly (epigeios | ἐπίγειος | nom sg fem), unspiritual, demonic.