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#056 - ἀγνωσία

from (G1) (as negative particle) and (G1108)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
  1. not knowing, ignorance
Strong #: 1097 ‑ בְּלִי (bel‑ee');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀγνωσία, ἡ,

1. ignorance, Hp. VM 9, Demetr.Lac. Herc. 1055.15; συμφορᾶς ἀ. E. Med. 1204; κέρδος ἐν κακοῖς ἀ. Id. Fr. 205; διὰ τὴν ἀλλήλων ἀ. Th. 8.66; opp. γνῶσις, Pl. Sph. 267b: c. gen., θεοῦ LXX Wisdom of Solomon 13:1, 1 Corinthians 15:34.

2. lack of acquaintance, Luc. Tim. 42.

II being unknown, obscurity, Pl. Mx. 238d.

ἀγνωσία , -ας ἡ

(<γινώσκω ),

[in LXX: Job 36:16 (H1097), Wisdom of Solomon 13:1, 3 Maccabees 5:27*;]

ignorance (opp. to γνῶσις ): 1 Corinthians 15:34, 1 Peter 2:15 (v. Hort in l; MM, VGT, s.v.).†

Vocabulary of the Greek NT

BGU II. 614.22 (A.D. 217), ἵν᾽ οὖν μὴ ἀγνωσία ᾖ. P Hawara (Archiv v. p. 383) 69.11 (i/ii A.D.) ἴτε ἀνισθησίαν ἴτε ἀγνωσίαν αἰτιάσθωι. The latter instance has the suggestion of disgraceful ignorance which attaches to both the NT occurrences.

[Supplemental from 1930 edition]

See J. Weiss 1 Cor. p. 367.


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αγνωσία αγνωσιαν αγνωσίαν ἀγνωσίαν agnosian agnosían agnōsian agnōsían
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