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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Dishonor

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A — 1: ἀτιμία

(Strong's #819 — Noun Feminine — atimia — at-ee-mee'-ah )

from a, negative, time, "honor," denotes "dishonor, igominy, disgrace," in Romans 1:26 , "vile passions" (RV), lit., "passions of dishonor," in Romans 9:21 , "dishonor," of vessels designed for meaner household purposes (in contrast to time, "honor," as in 2 Timothy 2:20 ); in 1 Corinthians 11:14 , said of long hair, if worn by men, RV, "dishonor," for AV, "shame," in contrast to doxa, glory, ver. 15; so in 1 Corinthians 15:43 , of the "sowing" of the natural body, and in 2 Corinthians 6:8 , of the Apostle Paul's ministry. In 2 Corinthians 11:21 he uses it in self-disparagement, AV, "reproach," RV, "disparagement." See DISPARAGEMENT , REPROACH , SHAME , VILE.

B — 1: ἄτιμος

(Strong's #820 — Adjective — atimos — at'-ee-mos )

akin to A: see DESPISE , B.

C — 1: ἀτιμάζω

(Strong's #818 — Verb — atimazo — at-im-ad'-zo )

akin to A, signifies "to dishonour, treat shamefully, insult," whether in word, John 8:49 , or deed, Mark 12:4; Luke 20:11 , RV "handled (him) shamefully," (RV "entreated entreated ... shamefully"); Romans 1:24; 2:23 , "dishonorest;" James 2:6 , RV, "ye have dishonored (the poor)," (AV, "despised"); in the Passive Voice, to suffer dishonor, Acts 5:41 (AV, "suffer shame"). See DESPISE , A, Note (2).

Note: Atimao is found in some mss. in Mark 12:4 .

C — 2: καταισχύνω

(Strong's #2617 — Verb — kataischuno — kat-ahee-skhoo'-no )

see ASHAMED , No. 3.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Dishonor'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/d/dishonor.html. 1940.

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