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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

#545 - ἀπειθής

from (G1) (as a negative particle) and (G3982)
Parts of Speech
  1. impersuasible, not compliant, disobedient, contumacious
Strong #: 4759 ‑ מַרְאָה (mar‑aw');  4806 ‑ מְרִיא (mer‑ee');  5637 ‑ סָרַר (saw‑rar');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀπειθής, ές,

1. disobedient, S. Fr. 45; ἀ. τοῖς νόμοις Pl. Lg. 936b; of ships, τοῖς κυβερνήταις ἀπειθεστέρας τὰς ναῦς παρεῖχον less obedient to them, Th. 2.84, cf. D.C. 50.29 (Comp.), Orph. A. 247; στράτευμα X. Eq. 3.6; of horses, Id. Eq.Mag. 1.3; ἀπειθέα τεύχειν work disobedience, Call. Dian. 66. Adv. ἀπειθῶς, ἔχειν πρός τινα Pl. R. 391b. unbelieving, Nonn. D. 8.306.

2. of things, inflexible, rigid, κέντρον Ael. NA 1.55; σιδήρου καὶ ἀδάμαντος ἀπειθέστεροι Ph. 2.87; ὀδόντες ἀ. unyielding, Opp. C. 2.511; χῶρος ἀ. impracticable, of Hades, Hermesian. 7.3; δίκη ἀ. Νεμέσεως IG 4.444. II Act., not persuasive, incredible, μῦθος Thgn. 1235; uninviting, πρὸς τὴν γεῦσιν Hices. ap. Ath. 3.87b, c; τὴν γεῦσιν Id. 323a; of places, difficult of access, Ael. Fr. 120.

ἀπειθής , -ές

(< πείθομαι ),

[in LXX for H4759, H4806, H5637;]

disobedient: absol., Luke 1:17, Titus 1:16; Titus 3:3; c. dat., Acts 26:19, Romans 1:30, 2 Timothy 3:2.†

Vocabulary of the Greek NT

ἀπειθής occurs in Syll 810.8 (Phlius) δίκη δὲ ἐπικρέματα [ι ] τιμωρὸς ἀπελθόν [τι ] ἀπειθὴς Νεμέσε [ως ], where Dittenberger renders ";implacabilis Nemeseos deae vindicta tibi imminet.";


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List of Word Forms
απειθεί απειθεις απειθείς ἀπειθεῖς απειθή απειθης απειθής ἀπειθὴς apeitheis apeitheîs apeithes apeithēs apeithḕs
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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