Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2054: eris (pronounced er'-is)

of uncertain affinity; a quarrel, i.e. (by implication) wrangling:--contention, debate, strife, variance.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) contention, strife, wrangling

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: of uncertain affinity


This word is used 9 times:

Romans 1:29: "full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,"
Romans 13:13: "and wantonness, not in strife and envying."
1 Corinthians 1:11: "which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you."
1 Corinthians 3:3: "you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not"
2 Corinthians 12:20: "ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings,"
Galatians 5:20: "Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions,"
Philippians 1:15: "of envy and strife; and some also of"
1 Timothy 6:4: "whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings."
Titus 3:9: "and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for"

©Copyright 1992-2018 Church of the Great God.   Contact C.G.G. if you have questions or comments.
E-mail This Page