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Greek Words in St. Paul’s Letters

Greek Words in Translation (Thayer's Greek Lexicon)

joy   χαρά   (khar-ah')
rejoice; be glad   χαίρω  (khah'-ee-ro)
forgiveness; forgive   ἄφεσις  (af'-es-is)
fear    φόβος   (fob'-os)
woman; women     γυνή  (goo-nay’)

Select New Testament Greek Words (Thayer's Greek Lexicon)

dikaiosynē -  δικαιοσύνη   righteousness

ma - σώμα  body

sarx -  σάρξ  flesh

pistis - πίστιν    faith;  pisteuō -  πιστεύω believe

nomos – νόμος  law

euangelion - εύαγγέλιον  gospel

ekklésia - ἐκκλησία assembly, congregation, the body of Christian believers

hamartia - ἁμαρτία sin, failure

porneia -  πορνεία   immorality (sexual)

pneuma – πνευμα   spirit

agapaō -  αγαπάω   love;   agapē -  αγάπη    love

phileo - φιλέω  love (friendship)

doxa - δόξα  glory

atheia -  αλήθεια  truth

logos – λόγος   word

phōs -  φώς   light

semeion - σημέιον sign

erga - έργον  work

zoēζωή  life

Many of the e's and o's in this list are long e and o.