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Entry for Strong's #3891 - παρανομέω

Word Origin
from a compound of (3844) and (3551)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to act contrary to the law, to break the law
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1984 ‑ הָלַל (haw‑lal');  3887 ‑ לִיץ (loots);  5765 ‑ עָוַל (aw‑val');  5956 ‑ עָלַם (aw‑lam');  
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Verse Results
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Acts 1
Acts 1
Acts 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


impf. παρενόμουν Lys. 3.17, D. 17.22, Aeschin. 3.77: fut. -ήσω Luc. Tim. 45: aor. παρενόμησα Hdt. 7.238, Th. 3.67, Luc. Am. 20, later παρην- Plu. Demetr. 37: pf. παρανενόμηκα D. 59.126, later παρηνόμηκα D.S. 16.61: plpf. παρενενομήκεσαν X. HG 2.1.31: Pass., aor. παρενομήθην Th. 5.16, etc.: pf. παρανενόμημαι D. 44.31, 54.2; part. παρηνομημένος SIG 167.38 (Mylasa, iv B.C.):

transgress the law, actunlawfully, Th. 3.65, al.; κοινῇτι π. ib. 82; παρανομοῦντά τε καὶ ἀδικοῦντα Pl. R. 338e, etc.: c. acc. cogn., παρανομίαν π. Them. Or. 1.15b.

2. commit a crime or outrage, τι Antipho 5.15, And. 4.21, Aeschin.l.c., Arist. Pol. 1307b31; ἐς τὸν νεκρὸν ταῦτα παρενόμησε Hdt. 7.238, cf. Lys. 3.17; εἰς θεούς D. 59.126; εἰς τὸ μαντεῖον D.S. 16.61; also π. τὸ θεῖον καὶ πάτριον ἀξίωμα τῆς εὐσεβείας Plu. 2.166b; περὶ σφᾶς Th. 8.108; π. τὰ δημόσια act illegally in public matters, Id. 2.37: Pass., κάθοδος παρανομηθεῖσα a return illegally procured, Id. 5.16.

II Pass., to be ill-used, D. 35.45, 44.31, PSI 4.330.8 (iii B.C.); εἰς τὸ σῶμα Plu. Tim. 13; ἡ φύσις παρανομεῖται, ἡ συνήθεια παρανενόμηται, Id. 2.755c, 1070c.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παρανομέω, παρανόμῳ ;" to be a παράνομος, to act contrary to law, to break the law": Acts 23:3. (The Sept.; Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, and following.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

παρα -νομέω , ,

[in LXX for H1984, etc., chiefly in Pss and 2Mac;]

to be a παράνομος , to transgress the law: Acts 23:3.†

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

It is hardly necessary to illustrate this word, but, as showing the housing conditions of the time, we may cite P Fay 31.15 (c. A.D. 129) where a woman applies to keepers of the archives at Arsinoe for leave to alienat πέμπτον μέρος, ";the fifth part"; of certain house property belonging to her. In the Gnomon 79 (= BGU V. 1. p. 31) it is laid down that in every temple (ἱερόν) where there is a shrine (ναός) there must be a prophet, who shall receive τῶν προσόδων τὸ π ̣[έμ ]πτον. For the form πέμτος cf. Ostr. 3.3, 4.4 (both A.D. 17–18), and see Mayser Gr. p. 166.


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List of Word Forms
παρανομείς παρανομείτε παρανομούντος παρανομούντων παρανομούσι παρανομων παρανομών παρανομῶν παρηνόμουν paranomon paranomôn paranomōn paranomō̂n
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