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Lexicon :: Strong's G878 - aphrōn

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ἄφρων
Transliteration
aphrōn
Pronunciation
ä'-frōn (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and φρήν (G5424)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:220,1277

Strong’s Definitions

ἄφρων áphrōn, af'-rone; from G1 (as a negative particle) and G5424; properly, mindless, i.e. stupid, (by implication) ignorant, (specially) egotistic, (practically) rash, or (morally) unbelieving:—fool(-ish), unwise.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G878 in the following manner: fool (8x), foolish (2x), unwise (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G878 in the following manner: fool (8x), foolish (2x), unwise (1x).
  1. without reason

  2. senseless, foolish, stupid

  3. without reflection or intelligence, acting rashly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄφρων áphrōn, af'-rone; from G1 (as a negative particle) and G5424; properly, mindless, i.e. stupid, (by implication) ignorant, (specially) egotistic, (practically) rash, or (morally) unbelieving:—fool(-ish), unwise.
STRONGS NT 878: ἄφρων
ἄφρων, -ονος, , , -ον, τό, (from α privative and φρήν, cf. εὔφρων, σώφρων) [from Homer down], properly, without reason ([εἴδωλα, Xenophon, mem. 1, 4, 4]; of beasts, ibid. 1, 4, 14), senseless, foolish, stupid; without refection or intelligence, acting rashly: Luke 11:40; Luke 12:20; Romans 2:20; 1 Corinthians 15:36; 2 Corinthians 11:16, 19 (opposed to φρόνιμος, as in Proverbs 11:29); 2 Corinthians 12:6, 11; Ephesians 5:17 (opposed to συνιέντες); 1 Peter 2:15. [A strong term; cf. Schmidt, chapter 147 § 17.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Proverbs
11:29
Luke
11:40; 12:20
Romans
2:20
1 Corinthians
15:36
2 Corinthians
11:16; 11:19; 12:6; 12:11
Ephesians
5:17
1 Peter
2:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G878 matches the Greek ἄφρων (aphrōn),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:40 - “Foolish ones! Did not He who made the outside make the inside also?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:20 - “But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have provided?’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:20 - an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, having the form of knowledge and truth in the law.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:36 - Foolish one, what you sow is not made alive unless it dies.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - I say again, let no one think me a fool. If otherwise, at least receive me as a fool, that I also may boast a little.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:19 - For you put up with fools gladly, since you yourselves are wise!
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:6 - For though I might desire to boast, I will not be a fool; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, lest anyone should think of me above what he sees me to be or hears from me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:11 - I have become a fool in boasting;[fn] you have compelled me. For I ought to have been commended by you; for in nothing was I behind the most eminent apostles, though I am nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:17 - Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:15 - For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men—
 
 
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