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Α Β Γ Δ Ε Ζ Η Θ Ι Κ Λ Μ Ν Ξ Ο Π Ρ Σ Τ Υ Φ Χ Ψ Ω

Lemma:‎ λέγω

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 Robinson-Pierpont 2005 World English Bible‎ / Wiki English Translation
Jas 4:5 [lexicon][inflect][close]
Particle

ἤ[1]
η
indecl
or/than
δοκεῖτε [lexicon][inflect][close]
Verb

δοκέω (δοκ(ε)-, δοξ-, δοξ-, -, δεδοκ-, -)
δοκ(ε)·ετε
pres act ind 2nd pl or pres act imp 2nd pl
to suppose ,from "dokos"(opinion), hence suppose/seem/think/consider. Same root as "εὐδοκέω"(seem-good). Often rendered "think", but less objective than "νοέω"(think) and less visceral than "φρονέω"(think).
ὅτι [lexicon][inflect][close]
Conjunction

ὅτι
οτι
indecl
because/that
κενῶς [lexicon][inflect][close]
Adverb

κενῶς
κενως
indecl
emptily
[lexicon][inflect][close]
Article (Definite)

ὁ ἡ τό
[τ]·η
fem nom sg
the
γραφὴ [lexicon][inflect][close]
Noun (Fem. 1st Decl.)

γραφή, -ῆς, ἡ
γραφ·η
(fem) nom|voc sg
writing
λέγει [lexicon][inflect][close]
Verb

λέγω (λεγ-, ερ(ε)·[σ]-, ειπ·[σ]-/λεξ- or 2nd ειπ-, ειρη·κ-, ειρη-, ρη·θ-/ρε·θ-/λεχ·θ-)
λεγ·ει
pres act ind 3rd sg or pres mp ind 2nd sg classical
to say speak, tell
; Πρὸς [lexicon][inflect][close]
Preposition

πρός
προς
indecl
toward (+acc,+gen,+dat) Indicative of "nearness/motion/orientation-toward" in-order-to "interface/interact-with or address/respond-to". Hence, toward/at/to/with/nearby/beside, pertaining/according-to, in-comparison-with, against(when interaction involves oppo
φθόνον [lexicon][inflect][close]
Noun (Mas. 2nd Decl.)

φθόνος, -ου, ὁ
φθον·ον
(mas) acc sg
jealous/agressive-guardedness Often rendered "envy", except envy arises from wanting what another has, while jealousy arises from anxiety that something valuable might be removed/taken/lost. Neither envy nor resentment fit James 4:5.
ἐπιποθεῖ [lexicon][inflect][close]
Verb

ἐπι·ποθέω (επι+ποθ(ε)-, επι+ποθη·σ-, επι+ποθη·σ-, -, -, -)
επι·ποθ(ε)·ει, επι·ποθ(ε)·ε
pres act ind 3rd sg or pres mp ind 2nd sg classical, pres act imp 2nd sg
to long yearn after
τὸ [lexicon][inflect][close]
Article (Definite)

ὁ ἡ τό
τ·ο
neu nom|acc sg
the
πνεῦμα [lexicon][inflect][close]
Noun (Neu. 3rd Decl.)

πνεῦμα[τ], -ατος, τό
πνευμα[τ]
(neu) nom|acc|voc sg
spirit spirit; also wind, breath
[lexicon][inflect][close]
Pronoun (Relative)

ὅς ἥ ὅ
ο
neu nom|acc sg
who/whom/which
{ κατῴκησεν [lexicon][inflect][close]
Verb

κατ·οικέω (κατ+οικ(ε)-, κατ+οικη·σ-, κατ+οικη·σ-, κατ+ῳκη·κ-, -, κατ+οικη·θ-)
κατ·ε·οικη·σε(ν)
1aor act ind 3rd sg
to reside/settle-down Lit:"down-dwell", hence reside/dwell-permanently, settle-down-thoroughly/pervasively and in full control, to be exactly at home (see Eph 3:17, Col 1:19, 2:9). Contrast with "παροικέω" (dwell-beside))
κατῴκισεν [lexicon][inflect][close]
Verb

κατ·οικίζω (κατ+οικιζ-, κατ+οικι(ε)·[σ]-, κατ+οικι·σ-, -, κατ+ῳκισ-, κατ+οικισ·θ-)
κατ·ε·οικι·σε(ν)
1aor act ind 3rd sg
to domicile Lit: down-home, settle
} ἐν [lexicon][inflect][close]
Preposition

ἐν
εν
indecl
in/with/by (+dat) - εν to see with; prep. at, in; adv. wherein, by; σε pron. thee and prep. in, into, among
ἡμῖν [lexicon][inflect][close]
Pronoun (1st Person)

ἐγώ, ἐμοῦ (μου), ἐμοί (μοι), ἐμέ (με), pl. ἡμεῖς, ἡμῶν, ἡμῖν, ἡμᾶς
ημιν
dat pl
I
.
Jas 4:5
Or do you think that discredit[a] the Scripture which says in vain, “The Spirit who lives spirit which resides[b] in us yearns jealously longs[c] toward envy”?[d, e]
———
a Gr. δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς, lit. do you think that emptily (in vain) i.e., Or do you think that the Scripture says emptily (in vain)....
b RP reads κατῴκησεν (κατοικέω): The spirit which took up residence in us. NA/UBS reads κατῴκισεν (κατοικίζω): The spirit which he domiciled in us.
c Gr. ἐπιποθέω.
d Gr. φθόνος [greed? ill will? bad things?]. That is, our human nature is predisposed toward ungodliness.
e Per the NET Bible: No OT verse is worded exactly this way. This is either a statement about the general teaching of scripture or a quotation from an ancient translation of the Hebrew text that no longer exists today.
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