Word Summary
peripoiēsis: preservation, acquisition
Original Word: περιποίησις
Transliteration: peripoiēsis
Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee-poy'-ay-sis)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: preservation, acquisition
Meaning: preservation, acquisition
Strong's Concordance
acquisition, possession

From peripoieomai; acquisition (the act or the thing); by extension, preservation -- obtain(-ing), peculiar, purchased, possession, saving.

see GREEK peripoieomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4047: περιποίησις

περιποίησις, περιποιήσεως, (περιποιέω);

1. a preserving, preservation: εἰς περιποίησιν ψυχῆς, to the preserving of the soul, namely, that it may be made partaker of eternal salvation (A. V. unto the saving of the soul), Hebrews 10:39 (Plato, deff., p. 415 c.).

2. possession, one's own property: 1 Peter 2:9 (Isaiah 43:20f); Ephesians 1:14 (on this passive see ἀπολύτρωσις, 2):

3. an obtaining: with a genitive of the thing to be obtained, 1 Thessalonians 5:9; 2 Thessalonians 2:14.

STRONGS NT 4047a: περιρραίνωπεριρραίνω (Tdf. περιραίνω, with one rho ; see Rho): perfect passive participle, περιρεραμμενος (cf. Mu); (περί and ῤαίνω to sprinkle); to sprinkle around, besprinkle: ἱμάτιον, passive, Revelation 19:13 Tdf. (others, βεβαμμένον (except WH ῥεραντισμενον, see ῤαντίζω, and their Appendix at the passage)). (Aristophanes, Menander, Philo, Plutarch, others; the Sept..)