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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #52 - ἄγνοια

Word Origin:
from (50)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. lack of knowledge, ignorance
    1. esp. of divine things
    2. of moral blindness
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 817 ‑ אָשָׁם (aw‑shawm');   819 ‑ אַשְׁמָה (ash‑maw');   5771 ‑ עָווֹן (aw‑vone', aw‑vone');   6588 ‑ פֶּשַׁע (peh'‑shah);   7684 ‑ שְׁגָגָה (sheg‑aw‑gaw');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄγνοιᾰ, ἡ, (v. γιγνώσκω)

I want of perception, ignorance, ἀγνοίᾳ A. Ag. 1596; ἀγνοίας ὕπο Supp. 499; ἣν ὑπ' ἀγνοίας ὁρᾷς whom seeing you pretend not to know, S. Tr. 419; ἀγνοίᾳ ἐξαμαρτάνειν X. Cyr. 3.1.38, cf. Th. 8.92, Ar. Av. 577, D. 9.64, etc.; opp. ἐπιστήμη, Pl. Tht. 199d, Arist. APr. 66b26; ἄ. κεϝότης ἐστὶ τῆς περὶ ψυχὴν ἕξεως Pl. R. 585b; δι' ἄγνοιαν πράττειν, opp. ἀγνοῶν, Arist. EN 1110b25: in Logic, ἡ τοῦ ἐλέγχου ἄ. ignoratio elenchi, ignorance of the conditions of a valid proof, Arist. SE 168a18, al.

II mistaken conduct, a mistake, D. 18.133, Ephesians 2:19, Plb. 27.2.2. [In Poets sts. ἀγνοίᾱ, S. Tr. 350, Ph. 129; old Att., acc. to Ael. Dion. Fr. 11, cf. Moer. 191; Ion. ἀγνοίη Phot. ]

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ἄγνοια, (ας, (from Aeschylus down), want of knowledge, ignorance, especially of divine things: Acts 17:30; 1 Peter 1:14; such as is inexcusable, Ephesians 4:18 ( Wisdom of Solomon 14:22); of moral blindness, Acts 3:17. (Cf. ἀγνοέω.)

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αγνοια αγνοία άγνοια ἀγνοίᾳ αγνοιαν άγνοιαν ἄγνοιαν αγνοιας αγνοίας ἀγνοίας agnoia agnoíāi agnoian ágnoian agnoias agnoías
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