epitēdeios: convenient, necessaryOriginal Word: ἐπιτήδειοςTransliteration:
(ep-ee-tay'-di-os)Part of Speech:
things which are needful.
From epitedes (enough); serviceable, i.e. (by implication) requisite -- things which are needful.
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2006: ἐπιτήδειοςἐπιτήδειος
, also ἐπιτήδειος
's Grammar, § 11, 1) (ἐπιτηδές
, adv, enough; and this according to Buttmann
from ἐπί τάδε
(? cf. Vanicek
, p. 271));
1. fit, suitable, convenient, advantageous.
2. needful; plural τά ἐπιτήδεια especially the necessaries of life (Thucydides and following): with addition of τοῦ σώματος, James 2:16.<1>