Word Summary
epitēdeios: convenient, necessary
Original Word: ἐπιτήδειος
Transliteration: epitēdeios
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-tay'-di-os)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: convenient, necessary
Meaning: convenient, necessary
Strong's Concordance
things which are needful.

From epitedes (enough); serviceable, i.e. (by implication) requisite -- things which are needful.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2006: ἐπιτήδειος

ἐπιτήδειος, ἐπιτήδεια, ἐπιτηδειον, also ἐπιτήδειος, ἐπιτηδειον (cf. Winer'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.