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Entry for Strong's #571 - ἄπιστος

Transliteration
ápistos
Phonetics
ap'-is-tos  
Word Origin
from (1) (as a negative particle) and (4103)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
6:174,849
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. unfaithful, faithless, (not to be trusted, perfidious)
  2. incredible
    1. of things
  3. unbelieving, incredulous
    1. without trust (in God)
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (23) NAS (23) HCS (23)
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 9
2 Corinthians 3
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
Revelation 1
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 9
2 Corinthians 3
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
Revelation 1
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 11
2 Corinthians 3
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
Revelation 1
BYZ TIS TR
A-ASF 1
A-ASM 2
A-DPM 5
A-GPM 4
A-GSM 2
A-NPM 1
A-NSF 1
A-NSM 4
A-VSF 3
A-ASF 1
A-ASM 2
A-DPM 5
A-GPM 4
A-GSM 2
A-NPM 1
A-NSF 1
A-NSM 4
A-VSF 3
A-ASF 1
A-ASM 2
A-DPM 5
A-GPM 4
A-GSM 2
A-NPM 1
A-NSF 1
A-NSM 4
A-VSF 3
NA WH
A-ASF 1
A-ASM 1
A-DPM 5
A-GPM 3
A-GSM 2
A-NPM 1
A-NSF 1
A-NSM 4
A-NSN 1
A-VSF 3
A-ASF 1
A-ASM 2
A-DPM 5
A-GPM 5
A-GSM 2
A-NPM 1
A-NSF 1
A-NSM 5
A-VSF 5


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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἄπιστος, ἄπιστον (πιστός) (from Homer down), without faith or trust;

1. unfaithful, faithless (not to be trusted, perfidious): Luke 12:46; Revelation 21:8.

2. incredible, of things: Acts 26:8; (Xenophon, Hiero 1, 9; syrup. 4, 49; Cyril 3, 1, 26; Plato, Phaedr. 245 c.; Josephus, Antiquities 6, 10, 2, etc.).

3. unbelieving, incredulous: of Thomas disbelieving the news of the resurrection of Jesus, John 20:27; of those who refuse belief in the gospel, 1 Corinthians 6:6; 1 Corinthians 7:12-15; 1 Corinthians 10:27; 1 Corinthians 14:22ff; (1 Timothy 5:8); with the added idea of impiety and wickedness, 2 Corinthians 4:4; 2 Corinthians 6:14f of those among the Christians themselves who reject the true faith, Titus 1:15. without trust (in God), Matthew 17:17; Mark 9:19; Luke 9:41.

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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).†


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

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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