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  #1456 ἐγκαίνια egkainia {eng-kah'-ee-nee-ah}

 plural of a presumed compound from G1722 and G2537; TDNT - n/a; n n

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) dedication, consecration
    1a) in particular the annual feast celebrated eight days beginning
        in the 25th of Chislev (middle of our December), instituted by
        Judas Maccabaeus [164 BC] in memory of the cleansing of the
        temple from the pollution of Antiochus Epiphanes

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Neuter plural of a presumed compound from G1722 and G2537; innovatives, that is, (specifically) renewal (of religious services after the Antiochian interruption):—dedication.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #1456.
  • ε᾿γκαι´νια
  • egkainia; neut. pl. comp. from 1722 and 2537; dedication, renewal (of religious services):—
  • NASB - feast of the Dedication(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - feast of dedication 1; 1
John 10:22.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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