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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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A — 1: ἀδύνατος
(Strong's #102 — Adjective — adunatos — ad-oo'-nat-os )

see IMPOSSIBLE , A, No. 1.

A — 2: ἀσθενής
(Strong's #772 — Adjective — asthenes — as-then-ace' )

"without strength" (a, negative, sthenos, strength), is translated "impotent" in Acts 4:9 . See FEEBLE , SICK , WEAK.

B — 1: ἀσθενέω
(Strong's #770 — Verb — astheneo — as-then-eh'-o )

"to be without strength" (akin to A, No. 2), is translated "impotent folk" in John 5:3 , AV; cp. John 5:7 (the present participle, lit., "being impotent"). See DISEASED , SICK , WEAK.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Impotent'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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