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Strong's #571 - ἄπιστος

Transliteration
ápistos
Phonetics
ap'-is-tos
Origin
from (G1) (as a negative particle) and (G4103)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
6:174,849
Definition
Thayer's
  1. unfaithful, faithless, (not to be trusted, perfidious)
  2. incredible
    1. of things
  3. unbelieving, incredulous
    1. without trust (in God)
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (23)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
11
2 Corinthians
3
1 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Revelation
1
NAS (24)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
12
2 Corinthians
3
1 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Revelation
1
HCS (20)
Luke
1
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
11
2 Corinthians
3
1 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Revelation
1
BSB (23)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
11
2 Corinthians
3
1 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Revelation
1
ESV (21)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
10
2 Corinthians
3
1 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Revelation
1
WEB (24)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
2
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
12
2 Corinthians
3
1 Timothy
1
Titus
1
Revelation
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄπιστος, ον,

I Pass., not to be trusted, and so:

1 of persons and their acts, not trusty, faithless, ὑπερφίαλοι καὶ ἄ. Il. 3.106; θεοῖσίν τ' ἐχθρὲ καὶ ἀνθρώποισιν ἄπιστε Thgn. 601; ἄ. ὡς γυναικεῖον γένος E. IT 1298; ἄ. ληίστορες Sammelb. 4309.14 (iii B.C.); δολοπλοκίαι Thgn. 226; ἄ. ποιεῖν τινά mistrusted, Hdt. 8.22, cf. 9.98; τὰ ἑαυτοῦ πιστὰ ἀ. ποιεῖν X. An. 2.4.7; ἄπιστος ἑταιρείας λιμήν S. Aj. 683; θράσει ἀ. ἐπαιρόμενος by untrustworthy, groundless confidence, Th. 1.120; shifty, unreliable, Pl. Lg. 775d.

2. of reports and the like, incredible, dub. in Archil. 74.5, cf. Pi. O. 1.31, Hdt. 3.80; τέρας A. Pr. 832; ἄ. καὶ πέρα κλύειν Ar. Av. 418; ἄ. ἐνόμιζον εἰ.. Ph. 2.556; τὸ ἐλπίδων ἄ. undreamed of even in hope, S. Ph. 868: Comp. -ότερος, λόγος Aeschin. 3.59: Sup., πίστις ἀπιστοτάτη And. 1.67, cf. Pl. 314b.

II Act.,

1.mistrustful, incredulous, suspicious, θυμὸς δέ τοι αἰὲν ἄ. Od. 14.150; ὦτα.. ἀπιστότερα ὀφθαλμῶν less credulous, Hdt. 1.8; ἄ. πρὸς Φίλιππον distrustful towards him, D. 19.27; ἄ. εἶ.. σαυτῷ you do not believe what you say yourself, Pl. Ap. 26e; ἤθη ἄ. Id. Lg. 705a; τὸ ἄ., = cross ἀπιστία, Th. 8.66; δούλοις πῶς οὐκ ἄπιστον; Gorg. Pal. 11. in NT, unbelieving, 1 Corinthians 6:6, al.

2. disobedient, disloyal, S. Fr. 627: c. gen., A. Th. 876; ἔχειν ἄπιστον.. ἀναρχίαν πόλει, i.e. ἀναρχίαν ἔχειν ἀπειθοῦσαν τῇ πόλει, ib. 1035, cf. E. IT 1476.

III Adv. ἀπίστως:

1 Pass., beyond belief, ἀ. ἐπὶ τὸ μυθῶδες ἐκνενικηκότα Th. 1.21; οὐκ ἀ. not incredibly, Arist. Rh.Al. 1438a22, 1438b2.

2. Act., distrustfully, suspiciously, Th. 3.83; ἀ. τινὰ διαθεῖναι D. 20.22. treacherously, Ph. 1.516.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

-πιστος , -ον

(< - neg., πιστός ),

[in LXX: Proverbs 17:6; Proverbs 28:25, Isaiah 17:10 *;]

(a) of things, incredible: Acts 26:8;

(b) of persons, without faith or trust, unbelieving: Matthew 17:17, Mark 9:19, Luke 9:41; Luke 12:46, John 20:27, Titus 1:15, Revelation 21:8; specif., of unbelievers as opp. to Christians: 1 Corinthians 6:6; 1 Corinthians 7:12-15; 1 Corinthians 10:27; 1 Corinthians 14:22-24, 2 Corinthians 4:4; 2 Corinthians 6:14-15, 1 Timothy 5:8 (cf. Lft., Notes, 265; Cremer, 491).†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

ἄπιστος may be cited from Syll 802.32 (iii/B.C.) meaning first ";incredible"; and then ";incredulous"; : ὅτι τοίνυν ἔμπροσθεν ἀπιστεῖς αὐτο [ῖς ] (the inscriptions recording cures), οὐκ ἐοῦσιν ἀπίστοις, τὸ λοιπὸν ἔστω τοι, φάμεν, Ἄπιστος ὄν [ομα ]. It is MGr.

 

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List of Word Forms
απιστοι άπιστοι ἄπιστοι απιστοις απίστοις ἀπίστοις απιστον άπιστον ἄπιστον απιστος άπιστος ἄπιστος απιστου απίστου ἀπίστου απιστων απίστων ἀπίστων άπλαστος άπληστοι άπληστος απληστότερος απλήστω απλοσύνης apistoi ápistoi apistois apístois apiston apistōn apíston apístōn ápiston apistos ápistos apistou apístou
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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