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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

#175 - ἄκαρπος

from (G1) (as a negative particle) and (G2590)
Parts of Speech
  1. metaph. without fruit, barren, not yielding what it ought to yield
Strong #: 6757 ‑ צַלְמָוֶת (tsal‑maw'‑veth);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄκαρπ-ος, ον,


1. without fruit, barren, E. Fr. 898.8, Pl. Ti. 91c; ἄ. ξύλον, = ἀκακία, LXX Isaiah 41:19 : c. gen., λίμνη ἄ. ἰχθύων Paus. 5.7.3.

2. metaph., fruitless, unprofitable, πόνος B. Fr. 7.5; λόγοι Pl. Phdr. 277a; τὰ ἄ. Arist. EN 1125a11. Adv. -πως S. OT 254.

II Act., making barren, A. Eu. 942, cf. Max. Tyr. 5.4.

-καρπος , -ον ,

[in LXX: Jeremiah 2:6 (H6757), Wisdom of Solomon 15:4, 4 Maccabees 16:7*;]

unfruitful, barren: fig., Matthew 13:22, Mark 4:19, 1 Corinthians 14:14, Ephesians 5:11, Titus 3:14, 2 Peter 1:8, Judges 1:12.†

Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The adj. may be cited from P Oxy I. 539 (A.D. 316) ὅθ [εν ] ἐφῖδον τὴν περσείαν ἄκαρπον οὖσαν πολλ [ ]ν ἐτῶν διόλου ξηραντῖσαν. For the subst. see Syll 42030 (i/A.D.) διὰ τὰς γενομένας ἐφ [εξ ]ῆς ἀκαρπίας τῶν ἐλαιῶν.


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List of Word Forms
ακαρπα άκαρπα ἄκαρπα ακαρποι άκαρποι ἄκαρποι ακαρποις ακάρποις ἀκάρποις ακαρπος άκαρπος άκαρπός ἄκαρπος ἄκαρπός ακαρπους ακάρπους ἀκάρπους ακάρπω akarpa ákarpa akarpoi ákarpoi akarpois akárpois akarpos ákarpos ákarpós akarpous akárpous
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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