Bill Mounce

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ἐπιγραφή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιγραφή, ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
epigraphē
Simplified transliteration: 
epigraphe
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1923
GK Number: 
2107
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
inscription, superscription, written notice
Definition: 
an inscription; a legend, of a coin, Mt. 22:20; Mk. 12:16; Lk. 20:24; a label of a criminal's name and offence, Mk. 15:26; Lk. 23:38*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 22:20 And Jesus said to them, “Whose image is this, and whose inscription?” (epigraphē | ἐπιγραφή | nom sg fem)
Mark 12:16 So they brought one. And he said to them, “Of whom is this likeness and inscription?” (epigraphē | ἐπιγραφή | nom sg fem) And they said to him, “Caesar.”
Mark 15:26 And the inscription (epigraphē | ἐπιγραφή | nom sg fem) giving the accusation against him read, “The King of the Jews.”
Luke 20:24 “Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription (epigraphēn | ἐπιγραφήν | acc sg fem) does it have?” They said, “Caesar’s.”
Luke 23:38 In fact, there was an inscription (epigraphē | ἐπιγραφή | nom sg fem) above him, “This is the King of the Jews.”