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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #570 - ἀπιστία

Transliteration
apistía
Phonetics
ap-is-tee'-ah  
Word Origin
from (571)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
6:174,849
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. unfaithfulness, faithless
  2. want of faith, unbelief
  3. weakness of faith
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (11) HCS (12)
Matthew 2
Mark 3
Romans 4
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 2
Matthew 1
Mark 3
Romans 4
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 2
Matthew 2
Mark 3
Romans 4
1 Timothy 1
Hebrews 2
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 5
N-DSF 5
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 5
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 5
N-DSF 5
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 5
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 5
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀπιστία,

Ion. -ίη, ἡ,

I

1. unbelief, distrust, πίστεις.. δμῶς καὶ ἀπιστίαι ὤλεσαν ἄνδρας beliefs and disbeliefs, Hes. Op. 372; πίστει χρήματ' ὄλεσσα, ἀπιστίῃ δ' ἐσάωσα Thgn. 831 [ ]; τῶν θείων τὰ πολλὰ ἀπιστίῃ διαφυγγάνει μὴ γινώσκεσθαι Heraclit. 86, cf. Pl. Grg. 493c; τοῖσι παρεοῦσι ἀ. πολλὴ ὑπεκέχυτο Hdt. 3.66, cf. 2.152; ὑπὸ ἀπιστίης Id. 3.153, al.; ὑπὸ ἀ. μὴ γενέσθαι τι from disbelief that.., Id. 1.68; ἀ. πρὸς ἑαυτόν lack of self- confidence, Th. 8.66; ἀπιστίᾳ λόγους ἐνδέχεσθαι E. Ion 1606; πέφευγε τοὔπος ἐξ ἀπιστίας A. Ag. 268; ἀπιστίαν ἔχειν περί τινος to be in doubt, Pl. Phd. 107b; σώφρων ἀ. E. Hel. 1617; πρὸς -ίαν τοῦ κατηγόρου to discredit him, Arist. Rh. 1398a10; ἡ ἀ. ἡ πρὸς ἀλλήλους Id. Pol. 1297a4; ἀ. ἡ καθ' αὑτοῦ Longin. 38.2; πρός τι Pl. Sph. 258c.

2. of things, τὰ εἰρημένα ἐς ἀ. πολλὴν ἀπῖκται Hdt. 1.193; πολλὰς ἀπιστίας ἔχει it admits of many doubts, Pl. R. 450c; ὁ λόγος εἰς ἀ. καταπίπτει Id. Phd. 88d; καταβαλεῖν τινὰ εἰς ἀ. ib.c; ἀ. παρέχειν ib. 86e (interpol.); ἀτοπία καὶ ἀπιστία incredibility, Isoc. 17.48; ταῦτ' ἀπιστίαν ἔχει D. 10.44.

II want of faith, faithlessness, θνήσκει δὲ πίστις βλαστάνει δ' ἀ. S. OC 611; treachery, And. 3.2, X. An. 2.5.21; βλέπειν ἀπιστίαν Eup. 309.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀπιστία, ἀπιστίας, (from ἄπιστος), want of faith and trust;

1. unfaithfulness, faithlessness (of persons betraying a trust): Romans 3:3 (cf. references under the word ἀπιστέω, 1).

2. want of faith, unbelief: shown in withholding belief in the divine power, Mark 16:14, or in the power and promises of God, Romans 4:20; Hebrews 3:19; in the divine mission of Jesus, Matthew 13:58; Mark 6:6; by opposition to the gospel, 1 Timothy 1:13; with the added notion of obstinacy, Romans 11:20, 23; Hebrews 3:12. contextually, weakness of faith: Matthew 17:20 (where L T Tr WH ὀλιγοπιστίαν); Mark 9:24. (In Greek writings from Hesiod and Herodotus down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀπιστία , -ας ,

(< ἄπιστος ),

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 14:25, 4 Maccabees 12:4 *;]

want of faith, unbelief: Matthew 13:58, Mark 6:6; Mark 9:24; Mark 16:14, Romans 3:3 (but see ἀπιστέω ) Romans 4:20; Romans 11:20; Romans 11:23, 1 Timothy 1:13, Hebrews 3:12; Hebrews 3:19 (DCG, ii, 775a; Cremer, 492).†


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

ἀπιστία appears in the quasi-Ionic of the illiterate P Par 23.5 (B.C. 165) κατ᾽ ὰπιστηίην : ἀπιστίη was the real Ionic, and we have to take this as a mere blunder—see Mayser Gr. pp. 11 f., 130.

 

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απιστια απιστία ἀπιστία ἀπιστίᾳ απιστιαν απιστίαν ἀπιστίαν απιστιας απιστίας ἀπιστίας apistia apistía apistíāi apistian apistían apistias apistías
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