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Strong's #210 - ἄκων

from (G1) (as a negative particle) and (G1635)
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  1. not of one's own will, unwillingly, against the will
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KJV (1)
1 Corinthians 1
NAS (2)
1 Corinthians 2
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1 Corinthians 1
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1 Corinthians 1
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1 Corinthians 1
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1 Corinthians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


(A), [], οντος, ὁ, (ἀκή A) javelin, dart, smaller and lighter than ἔγχος, Il. 15.709, Od. 14.531, al., Pi. P. 9.20, E. Ph. 1402, etc.; in later Prose, Eratosth. Cat. 33, Aristid. Or. 26(14).84, Artem. 1.57, Ant.Lib. 41.5.


(B), [], ἄκουσα, ἆκον, Att. contr. for ἀέκων, q.v.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἄκων, ἄκουσα, ἄκον (contracted from ἀέκων, alpha privative and ἕκων willing), not of one's own will, unwilling: 1 Corinthians 9:17. (Very frequent among the Greeks.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(Attic contr. for ἀέκων ), -ουα , -ον

(< - neg., ἅκων , willing),

[in LXX: Job 14:17, 2 Maccabees 11:12 *;]

unwilling: 1 Corinthians 9:17.†

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

This common Greek word, which in the NT is found only 1 Corinthians 9:17, occurs several times in the long petition of Dionysia, P Oxy II. 237 vi. 18, vii. 5, 12, 22 (A.D. 186), : cf. the fourth century Christian letter P Oxy VI. 93912 ( = Selections, p. 129) ἐς τηλικαύτην σε [ἀγωνία ]ν ἄκων ἐνέβαλον , ";unwillingly I cast you into such grief."; Add from the inscriptions, Syll 35625 (time of Augustus) εἴτε ἑκόντα εἴτε ἄκοντα , ib. 415.8 (iii/A.D.), etc.



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
ακων άκων ἄκων akon akōn ákon ákōn
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