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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

#524 - ἀπαλγέω

from (G575) and algeo (to smart)
Parts of Speech
  1. to cease to feel pain or grief
    1. to bear troubles with greater equanimity, cease to feel pain at
    2. to become callous, insensible to pain, apathetic
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I put away sorrow for, τὰ ἴδια Th. 2.61; ἀ. τὸ πένθος Plu. Cleom. 22; τὸ πάθος Procop. Arc. 16.

II generally, to be despondent, ἀ. ταῖς ἐλπίσιν Plb. 9.40.4; πρὸς ἐλπίδα D.C. 48.37: abs., Plb. 1.35.5, Ephesians 4:19.

* ἀπ -αλγέω , - ,

1. prop., to cease to feel pain for (Thuc., ii, 61).

2. In late Gk.

(a) to despair (Polyb., i, 35, 5);

(b) to become callous, reckless (Polyb., xvi, 12, 7; MM, VGT, s.v.): Ephesians 4:19.†

Vocabulary of the Greek NT

To Grimm-Thayer’s reff. for this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (Ephesians 4:19 ἀπηλγηκότες, but ἀπηλπικότες DG etc.) in its Hellenistic sense of ";to despair"; or ";become callous,"; add Dion Cass. xlviii. 37 . πρὸς τὴν ἐλπίδα.


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List of Word Forms
απαλείφεται απαλείψαι απαλείψω απηλγηκοτες απηλγηκότες ἀπηλγηκότες απήλειψα apelgekotes apelgekótes apēlgēkotes apēlgēkótes
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