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For an Informed Love of God

φιλοσοφία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φιλοσοφία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
philosophia
Simplified transliteration: 
philosophia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5385
GK Number: 
5814
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
philosophy, human wisdom
Definition: 
a love of science;, systematic philosophy; in NT the philosophy of the Jewish gnosis, Col. 2:8*

Greek-English Concordance for

Colossians 2:8 See to it that no one takes you captive by means of philosophy (philosophias | φιλοσοφίας | gen sg fem) and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.