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Strong's #521 - ἀπαίδευτος

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G1) (as a negative particle) and a derivative of (G3811)
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  1. without instruction, and disciple, uneducated, ignorant, rude
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Strong #: 191 ‑ אֱוִיל (ev‑eel');  3685 ‑ כְּסִיל (kes‑eel');  3887 ‑ לִיץ (loots);  5036 ‑ נָבָל (naw‑bawl');  5869 ‑ עַיִן (ah'‑yin);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀπαίδ-ευτος, ον,


1.uneducated, παιδεύσωμεν τὸν ἀ. E. Cyc. 493, cf. Pl. Tht. 175d; πιθανώτεροι οἱ ἀ. τῶν πεπαιδευμένων ἐν τοῖς ὄχλοις Arist. Rh. 1395b27, cf. E. Hipp. 989: c. gen. rei, uninstructed in.., X. Cyr. 3.3.55.

2. boorish, rude, Pl. Grg. 510b, etc.; ῥῆμα ἀ. Id. Phdr. 269b; ἀ. βίος Alex. 284; πνεῦμα Philem. 213.11; ἀ. μαρτυρία clumsy evidence, Aeschin. 1.70; ζητήσεις 2 Timothy 2:23 : Comp., Nicoch. 3.

II Adv. -τως Pl. R. 559d; ἀ. ἔχειν E. Ion 247, Alex. 267.4, cf. Philostr. VA 6.36; φληναφᾶσθαι Phld. Rh. 1.227S.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀπαίδευτος, ἀπαίδευτον (παιδεύω), without instruction and discipline, uneducated, ignorant, rude (Winer's Grammar, 96 (92)): ζητήσεις, stupid questions, 2 Timothy 2:23. (In classics from (Euripides) Xenophon down; the Sept.; Josephus.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

-παίδευτος , -ον

(< παιδεύω ),

[in LXX for H3685, etc., chiefly in Wis. lit.;]

uninstructed, ignorant: 2 Timothy 2:23.†

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

In P Oxy I. 33ii. 18 (late ii/A.D.) Appianus does not hesitate to charge the Emperor (? Marcus Aurelius) with τυραννία ἀφιλοκαγαθία ἀπαιδία as contrasted with the virtues of his deified father Antoninus who was φιλόσοφος. . . ἀφιλάργυρος. . . φιλάγαθος. See Archiv i. p. 37.


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
απαίδευτοι απαιδεύτοις απαίδευτον απαίδευτος απαιδευτους απαιδεύτους ἀπαιδεύτους απαιδεύτω απαιδεύτων apaideutous apaideútous
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