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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #172 - ἄκακος

Transliteration
ákakos
Phonetics
ak'-ak-os
Origin
from (1) (as a negative particle) and (2556)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
3:482,391
Definition
Thayer's
  1. without guile or fraud, harmless, free from guilt
  2. fearing no evil from others, distrusting no one
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 441 ‑ אַלֻּף (al‑loof', al‑loof');  6612 ‑ פְּתָאִי (peth‑ee', peh'‑thee, peth‑aw‑ee');  8535 ‑ תָּם (tawm);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (2)
Romans
1
Hebrews
1
NAS (2)
Romans
1
Hebrews
1
HCS (2)
Romans
1
Hebrews
1
BSB (2)
Romans
1
Hebrews
1
ESV (2)
Romans
1
Hebrews
1
WEB (2)
Romans
1
Hebrews
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄκᾰκ-ος, ον,

I

1. unknowing of ill, guileless, A. Pers. 663 (lyr.), Pl. Ti. 91d, Romans 16:18.

2. innocent, simple (cf. εὐήθης), D. 47.46, 82; ἄ. ἀνθρώπων τρόπος Anaxil. 33. Adv. -κως D. 47.50.

II

1. unharmed, Sapph. 149.

2. unadulterated, POxy. 142 (vi A. D.).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

-κακος , -ον ,

[in LXX for H6612, H8535, etc.;]

(a) as in cl. (Æsch., Plat., al.), of persons, simple, guileless: Romans 16:18, Hebrews 7:26 (cf. Cremer, 327);

(b) of things, undamaged (?MM, VGT, s.v.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

BGU IV. 1015.11 f. (A.D. 222–3) λ [άχαν ]ον νέον νέον καθαρὸν ἄδο ̣λ ̣(ον) . [. . ]κακ [ον ] must have a passive sense ";undamaged."; So P Oxy I. 142.5 (A.D. 534), a similar formula. For . = ";simple"; rather than ";innocent"; in Romans 16:18, see the quotations from Wetstein recalled by Field Notes, p. 166.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
άκακοι ακάκοις άκακον ακακος άκακος ἄκακος ακάκου ακάκους ακακων ακάκων ἀκάκων άκαν άκανα akakon akakōn akákon akákōn akakos ákakos
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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