Word Summary
prosōpolēpsia: respect of persons
Original Word: προσωποληψία
Transliteration: prosōpolēpsia
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-o-pol-ape-see'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: respect of persons
Meaning: respect of persons
Strong's Concordance

From prosopoleptes; partiality, i.e. Favoritism -- respect of persons.

see GREEK prosopoleptes

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4382: προσωποληψία

προσωποληψία (L T Tr WH προσωπολημψία (see Mu)), προσωποληψιας, (a Hellenistic formation; (see προσωπολήπτης)), respect of persons (Vulg.personarum acceptio), partiality, the fault of one who when called on to requite or to give judgment has respect to the outward circumstances of men and not to their intrinsic merits, and so prefers, as the more worthy, one who is rich, high-born, or powerful, to another who is destitute of such gifts: Romans 2:11; Ephesians 6:9; Colossians 3:25; plural (which relates to the various occasions and instances in which this fault shows itself (cf. Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, § 123, 2, 2)), James 2:1. (Ecclesiastical writings.)