2051. erizó
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erizó: to wrangle, strive
Original Word: ἐρίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: erizó
Phonetic Spelling: (er-id'-zo)
Short Definition: I contend, dispute
Definition: I contend, dispute, wrangle, strive.

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Cognate: 2051 erízō – to contend; to confront (engage) in heated debate that results in discord (needless strife). This is the opposite of what Christ the Messiah does (see Mt 12:19, the only occurrence of 2051 /erízō in the NT). See 2054 (eris).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from eris
to wrangle, strive
NASB Translation
quarrel (1).

STRONGS NT 2051: ἐρίζω

ἐρίζω: (future ἐρίσω, cf. Buttmann, 37 (32)); (ἔρις); to wrangle, engage in strife (Latinrixari): Matthew 12:19, where by the phrase οὐκ ἐρίσει the Evangelist seems to describe the calm temper of Jesus in contrast with the vehemence of the Jewish doctors wrangling together about tenets and practices. ((From Homer down.))


From eris; to wrangle -- strive.

see GREEK eris

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