Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Above, against, at, on behalf of, X and his company, which concern, for, X how it will go with, on, for sake, with, properly, through (all over), i.e., around

Greek: περί, peri (G4012)

303 King James Bible Verses


Here are about, above, against, at, on behalf of and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word περί mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G4012

Greek Base Word: περί

Usage: (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

Definition: Properly, through (all over), i.e., 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).

Detailed definition:

  1. About, concerning, on account of, because of, around, near.

Derived terms: From the base of G4008.

See also:

  1. G4008

Comments: In comparative, it retains substantially the same meaning of circuit (around), excess (beyond), or completeness (through).


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: pɛˈri
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: pe̞ˈri
  3. Transliteration: peri
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: peh-REE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: pay-REE

Most Searched Bible Verse with περί (G4012) 
14,800 average monthly searches for '1 Peter 5:7' on Google.

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2,400 average monthly searches for 'Matthew 24:36' on Google

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