περί in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) about, concerning, on account of, because of, around, near
Part of Speech: preposition
Citing in TDNT: 6:53, 827

Strong

G4012
From the base of G4008; properly through (all over), that is, around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period): - (there-) about, above, against, at, on behalf of, X and his company, which concern, (as) concerning, for, X how it will go with, ([there-, where-]) of, on, over, pertaining (to), for sake, X (e-) state, (as) touching, [where-] by (in), with. In compounds it retains substantially the same meaning of circuit (around), excess (beyond), or completeness (through).

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
c about (time)67.35
a around (location)83.18
g with regard to (specification)89.6
d because (reason)89.36
f with (association)89.110
b about (content)90.24
e on behalf of (benefaction)90.39

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

περὶpreposition:331
περίpreposition:1
Total332

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