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Entry for Strong's #185 - ἀκέραιος

Transliteration
akéraios
Phonetics
ak-er'-ah-yos  
Word Origin
from (1) (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of (2767)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
1:209,33
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. unmixed, pure as in wines or metals
  2. of the mind, without a mixture of evil, free from guile, innocent, simple
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Matthew 1
Romans 1
Philippians 1
Matthew 1
Romans 1
Philippians 1
Matthew 1
Romans 1
Philippians 1
BYZ TIS TR
A-APM 1
A-NPM 2
A-APM 1
A-NPM 2
A-APM 1
A-NPM 2
NA WH
A-APM 1
A-NPM 2
A-APM 2
A-NPM 3


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀκέραι-ος, ον (fem. -αία Sch. Ar. Pl. 593), Prose word (used by E., v. infr.) for poet. ἀκήρατος,

I

1. pure, unmixed, ὕδωρ Arist. HA 605a15; οἶνος Dsc. 5.6; ἀργύριον Poll. 3.86, etc.; untouched, γῆ, νομή, Pl. Criti. 111b, Arist. HA 575b3; unalloyed, ἡδοναί Epicur. Sent. 12.

2. of persons, pure in blood, E. Ph. 943.

II

1. unharmed, unravaged, ἀ. ἀπολαμβάνειν τὴν πόλιν Hdt. 3.146; γῆ Th. 2.18; χώρα D. 1.28; δύναμις, of an army, in full force, Th. 3.3; of troops, fresh, X. An. 6.5.9, Plb. 1.40.12, etc.; of property, untouched, οὐσία D. 44.23; ἐᾶν τι ἀσινὲς καὶ ἀ. IG 3.1418f; of a person, Persae. Stoic. 1.99.

2. metaph., pure, inviolate, ἀκέραιον ὡς σῴσαιμι Μενέλεῳ λέχος E. Hel. 48; [ τέχνη] ἀβλαβὴς καὶ ἀ. Pl. R. 342b; complete, perfect, φαντασίαι Phld. D. 3.8; ἐλπίς Plb. 6.9.3; ὁρμαί Id. 1.45.2.

3. of persons, uncontaminated, guileless, E. Or. 922; incorruptible, κριτής D.H. 7.4: c. gen., ἀ. κακῶν ἠθῶν Pl. R. 409a, cf. Men. Epit. 489; unprejudiced, with an open mind, Plb. 21.31.12.

4. ἐξ ἀκεραίου anew, Id. 23.4.10; while matters are undecided, Idd. 6.24.9; ἀκέραιον ἐᾶν leave alone, Id. 2.2.10; εἰς -ον ἀποκαθιστάναι, = Lat. in integrum restituere, IG 14.951. Adv. -ως, of payment, in full, Cic. Att. 15.21.2; unreservedly, Phld. Lib. p.57O.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀκέραιος, (κεράννυμι);

a. unmixed, pure, as wine, metals,

b. of the mind, without admixture of evil, free from guile, innocent, simple: Matthew 10:16; Romans 16:19; Philippians 2:15; (and frequent in secular writings). (Cf. Ellicott on Philippians, the passage cited; Trench, § lvi.; Tittmann 1:27f.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀκέραιος , -ον

(< κεράννυμι ),

[in LXX: Ezra 8:13*;]

unmixed, pure, hence, metaph. (cf. MM, VGT, s.v.), guileless, simple: Matthew 10:10, Romans 16:19, Philippians 2:15.†

SYN.: ἄδολος G97, ἄκακος G172, ἄπλοῦς G573 (cf. Ellic. on Phi., i.c.; Tr., Syn., § lvi).


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

Syll 21018 (iii/B.C.) τὴν χώραν ἀκέραιον. P Par 69iii. 28 (A.D. 232) ( = Chrest. I. p. 64) . . .] αὐτῷ τὸ πρᾶγμα ἀκέραιον ὡς ἦλ [θεν. . . In PSI 868 (A.D. 367–75) a man named Aurelius Sneus is bailed out of prison on certain conditions, ἀκέραιον καὶ ἐκτὸ [ς ] φυ [λακῆς ἀ ]ναδοθέντα. Much earlier comes an instance of the adverb, in BGU IV. 120847 (B.C. 27–6) ἐξηγή [σατό μ ]οι ἀκεραίως an outrage (ὕβρις) set forth in the petition which these words close. It is associated with ἀσινής in IG III. 1418 (ii/A.D.), and in a Delphian inscr. of ii/B.C. (BCH xxvii. p. 109.23) πρᾶγμα ἀ. = οὐ κεκριμένον. Crönert, to whom these two passages are due, cites also IG XIV. 951.21 (Rome, B.C. 78) εἰς ἀκέραιον ἀποκαθιστάναι = in integrum restituere. In P Lips I. 13.11 (A.D. 366) ]κ ̣εραίων ὄντων καὶ ἀκινδύνων is applied to a loan, in the promise to pay interest. (MGr ἀκέριος.)

 

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ακεραιοι ακέραιοι ἀκέραιοι ακεραιους ακεραίους ἀκεραίους ακηδίας ακηδιάσαι ακηδιάση ακιδωτόν ακίνητοι ακίνητος ακίσιν άκλητος ηκηδίασεν akeraioi akéraioi akeraious akeraíous
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