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Entry for Strong's #5583 - ψεύστης

Transliteration
pseústēs
Phonetics
psyoos-tace'  
Word Origin
from (5574)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
9:594,1339
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a liar
  2. one who breaks faith
  3. a false and faithless man
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3577 ‑ כָּזָב (kaw‑zawb');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (10) NAS (10) HCS (10)
John 2
Romans 1
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
1 John 5
John 2
Romans 1
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
1 John 5
John 2
Romans 1
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
1 John 5
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASM 2
N-DPM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 6
N-ASM 2
N-DPM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 6
N-ASM 2
N-DPM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 6
NA WH
N-ASM 2
N-DPM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 6
N-ASM 2
N-DPM 1
N-NPM 1
N-NSM 6


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ψεύσ-της, ου, ὁ, (ψεύδω)

liar, cheat, Il. 24.261; ἀνὴρ ψ. Hdt. 7.209, cf. LXX Si. 15.8: c. gen. rei, ὧν.. ψεῦσται φανούμεθα wherein we shall be found to be liars, S. Ant. 1195, cf. Arist. EN 1127b16, AP 12.70 (Mel.), Phld. Herc. 1457.12.

2. Adj., = cross ψευδής, lying, false, ψ. λόγος Pi. N. 5.29; ψεύστης δ' οτος ἔπεστι λίθος, of a cenotaph, AP 7.273 (Leon.); τὸν ψεύσταν δέ με τύμβον.. θέντο· τί θαῦμα; Κρῆτες ὅπου ψεῦσται, καὶ Διός ἐστι τάφος ib. 275 (Gaet.), alluding to Κρῆτες ἀεὶ ψεῦσται, Epimenid. 1, which is cited by Call. Jov. 8, Titus 1:12.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ψεύστης, ψευστου, (ψεύδω), from Homer down, a liar: John 8:44, 55; 1 John 1:10; 1 John 2:4, 22; 1 John 4:20; 1 John 5:10; 1 Timothy 1:10; Titus 1:12; (Revelation 21:8 Lachmann (others ψευδής, which see)); one who breaks faith, a false or faithless man (see ψεῦσμα), Romans 3:4 cf. Proverbs 19:22.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ψεύστης , -ου ,

(< ψεύδω ),

[in LXX: Psalms 116:11 (H3576), Proverbs 19:22 A N2 (H3577), Sirach 15:8; Sirach 25:2*;]

a liar: John 8:44; John 8:55, Romans 3:4, 1 Timothy 1:10, Titus 1:12, 1 John 1:10; 1 John 2:4; 1 John 2:22; 1 John 4:20; 1 John 5:10 .†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ψευσται ψεύσται ψεῦσται ψευσταις ψεύσταις ψευστην ψεύστην ψευστης ψεύστης pseustai pseûstai pseustais pseústais pseusten pseustēn pseústen pseústēn pseustes pseustēs pseústes pseústēs
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the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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