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Strong's #192 - ἀκρασία

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G193)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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  1. want of self-control, incontinence, intemperance
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KJV (2)
Matthew 1
1 Corinthians 1
NAS (3)
Matthew 1
1 Corinthians 2
HCS (2)
Matthew 1
1 Corinthians 1
BSB (2)
Matthew 1
1 Corinthians 1
ESV (2)
Matthew 1
1 Corinthians 1
WEB (2)
Matthew 1
1 Corinthians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


(A), Ion. ἀκραιπᾰλ-ησίη, ἡ, (ἄκρᾱτος) bad mixture, ill temperature, opp. εὐκρασία, ἀ. ἀέρος an unwholesome climate, Thphr. CP 3.2.5; διὰ τὴν ἀκρησίην, of meats, Hp. VM 7; χυμῶν ἀκρησίαι ib. 18.


(B), Ion. ἀκρᾰς-σίη, = cross ἀκράτεια, Archil. Supp. 2.10, Democr. 234, D. 2.18, X. Mem. 4.5.6, Isoc. 15.221 (pl.), Arist. EN 1145a16, Men. 544, Matthew 23:25, etc.; βρώσιος Dialex. 1.3.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀκρασία, (ας, (ἀκρατής), want of self-control, incontinence, intemperance: Matthew 23:25 (Griesbach ἀδικία); 1 Corinthians 7:5. Cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 524f. ((Aristotle on.))

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀκρασία , -ας ,

(< ἀκρατής , q.v.),

[in LXX: 1 Maccabees 6:26*;]

in Arist. and later writers = ἀκράτεια (Lft., Notes, 222 f.), want of power, hence want of self-control, incontinence: Matthew 23:25, 1 Corinthians 7:5.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ακρασιαν ακρασίαν ἀκρασίαν ακρασιας ακρασίας ἀκρασίας akrasian akrasían akrasias akrasías
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