περί
  • Parse: Preposition
  • Meaning:
    • with Genitive: about, on, concerning, on account of

      οὐ περὶ ἄρτων εἶπον
      I did not speak about loaves

      σὺ ἀποθνῄσκεις περὶ τῆς γυναικός
      you are dying on account of the woman (Gen 20:3)

      λαλήσατε περὶ ἐμοῦ Ἐφρὼν
      speak to Ephron on my behalf (Gen 23:8)

    • with Accusative: about, around, approximately
      • Of place:

        οἱ περὶ Κῦρον
        those around Cyrus

        περὶ τὰ ὅρια
        around the border

        περὶ τὴν πόλιν
        around the city

      • Of time:

        περὶ μέσας νύκτας
        about the middle of the night

    • with Dative:
      • positioned around - found only in Proverbs