Word Summary
tapeinōsis: low estate, humiliation
Original Word: ταπείνωσις
Transliteration: tapeinōsis
Phonetic Spelling: (tap-i'-no-sis)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: low estate, humiliation
Meaning: low estate, humiliation
Strong's Concordance
humiliation, low estate

From tapeinoo; depression (in rank or feeling) -- humiliation, be made low, low estate, vile.

see GREEK tapeinoo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5014: ταπείνωσις

ταπείνωσις, ταπεινώσεως, (ταπεινόω), lowness, low estate (humiliation): Luke 1:48; Acts 8:33 (from Isaiah 53:8); Philippians 3:21 (on which see σῶμα, 1 b.); metaphorically, spiritual abasement, leading one to perceive and lament his (moral) littleness and guilt, James 1:10, see Kern at the passage (In various senses, by Plato, Aristotle, Polybius, Diodorus, Plutarch; the Sept. for עֳנִי.) (See references under the word ταπεινοφροσύνη.)