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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #533 - ἀπαρνέομαι
- to deny
- to affirm that one has no acquaintance or connection with someone
- to forget one's self, lose sight of one's self and one's own interests
I fut. -ήσομαι Pl. Grg. 461c: aor. ἀπηρνησάμην Call. Cer. 75, 107, A.R. 3.1133 (v.l.), Matthew 16:24, al., but in Trag. and Att., -ηρνήθην S. Tr. 480, E. Hipp. 1266, Th. 6.56, etc.: —
1. deny utterly, Hdt. 6.69; κλέψαντες ἀπαρνεῖσθαι Antipho 2.3.4; μή.. ἀπαρνηθεὶς γένῃ Pl. Sph. 217c; ἀπαρνηθῆναί τι to refuse, reject it, Th. l.c., etc.; ἀ. μή c. inf., τὸν.. ἀπαρνηθέντα μὴ χρᾶναι E. l.c.; οὐκ ἀπαρνοῦμαι τὸ μή (sc. δρᾶσαι) S. Ant. 443, Aj. 96; τίνα οἴει ἀπαρνήσεσθαι μὴ οὐ..; Pl. Grg. 461c; οἷός ἐστι μὴ ἂν ἀ. χαρίσασθαι Id. Phdr. 256a.
2. in Logic, opp. κατηγορεῖν, deny, Arist. APr. 41a9: — Pass., ib. 63b37.
3. ἀ. ἑαυτόν deny oneself, Matthew 16:24, al.
II Pass., fut. ἀπαρνηθήσεται it shall be denied or refused, S. Ph. 527, cf. Luke 12:9, dub. in LXX Isaiah 31:7 : aor. ὥνθρωπος ἓν μὲν οἶδεν, ἓν δ' ἀπηρνήθη was refused, Herod. 4.74.
ἀπ -αρνέομαι (-οῦμαι ),
[in LXX: Isaiah 31:7 (H3988) *;]
to deny, i.e. to refuse to recognize, to ignore: c. acc, of oneself (DCG, ii, 598 f.), Matthew 16:24, Mark 8:34 (MM, VGT, s.v.), Luke 9:23 (WH, mg., txt., ἀρν -) of Peter's denials of Christ, Matthew 26:34-35; Matthew 26:75, Mark 14:30-31; Mark 14:72, Luke 22:34; Luke 22:61; pass., Luke 12:9 (Cremer, 111).†
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A literary citation for this word may be given from the recently recovered Mimes of Herodas, iv. 74 οὐδ᾽ ἐρεῖς ";κεῖνος ὢ ̣νθρωπος ἒν μὲν εἶδεν, ἒν δ᾽ ἀπηρνήθη,"; where Nairn prefers to render ἀ. ";failed to see"; rather than ";was denied"; : cf. Mark 8:34 εἴ τις θέλει ὀπίσω μου ἐλθεῖν, ἀπαρνησάσθω ἑαυτόν, ";let him lose sight of himself and his own interests,"; as Grimm renders. But this involves a needless distinction from Mark 14:72, where the verb means ";disown.";
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