ἐπεί

Lemma: ἐπεί
Literated: epeí
Pronounce: ep-i'
Part of Speech: Conjunction
Part of Speech: from ἐπί and εἰ; thereupon, i.e. since (of time or cause):--because, else, for that (then, -asmuch as), otherwise, seeing that, since, when.
Language: Greek
Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me:
And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
And now when the even was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,
Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?
Now when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the people, he entered into Capernaum.
For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy those things that we have need of against the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.
The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
God forbid: for then how shall God judge the world?
And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.
For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy.
Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church.
Else when thou shalt bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupieth the room of the unlearned say Amen at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understandeth not what thou sayest?
Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?
Seeing that many glory after the flesh, I will glory also.
Since ye seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, which to you-ward is not weak, but is mighty in you.
Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:
Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity.
Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing ye are dull of hearing.
For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself,
For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is of no strength at all while the testator liveth.
For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.
For then would they not have ceased to be offered? because that the worshippers once purged should have had no more conscience of sins.
Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
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