Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2160: eutrapelia (pronounced yoo-trap-el-ee'-ah)

from a compound of 2095 and a derivative of the base of 5157 (meaning well-turned, i.e. ready at repartee, jocose); witticism, i.e. (in a vulgar sense) ribaldry:--jesting.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) pleasantry, humour, facetiousness

2) in a bad sense

2a) scurrility, ribaldry, low jesting

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: (meaning well-turned, i.e. ready at repartee, jocose)


This word is used 1 times:

Ephesians 5:4: "nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather"

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