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Lexicon :: Strong's G2399 - idiōtēs

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ἰδιώτης
Transliteration
idiōtēs
Pronunciation
ē-dē-ō'-tās (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:215,348

Trench's Synonyms: lxxix. ἀγράμματος, ἰδιώτης.

Strong’s Definitions

ἰδιώτης idiṓtēs, id-ee-o'-tace; from G2398; a private person, i.e. (by implication) an ignoramus (compare "idiot"):—ignorant, rude, unlearned.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G2399 in the following manner: unlearned (3x), ignorant (1x), rude (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G2399 in the following manner: unlearned (3x), ignorant (1x), rude (1x).
  1. a private person as opposed to a magistrate, ruler, king

  2. a common soldier, as opposed to a military officer

  3. a writer of prose as opposed to a poet

  4. in the NT, an unlearned, illiterate, man as opposed to the learned and educated: one who is unskilled in any art

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἰδιώτης idiṓtēs, id-ee-o'-tace; from G2398; a private person, i.e. (by implication) an ignoramus (compare "idiot"):—ignorant, rude, unlearned.
STRONGS NT 2399: ἰδιώτης
ἰδιώτης, ἰδιώτου, (ἴδιος), very common in Greek writings from Herodotus down; properly, a private person, opposed to a magistrate, ruler, king; but the noun has many other meanings also, each one of which is understood from its antithesis, as e. g. a common soldier, as opposed to a military officer; a writer of prose, as opposed to a poet. In the N. T. an unlearned, illiterate, man, opposed to the learned, the educated: Acts 4:13; as often in classical Greek, unskilled in any art: in eloquence (Isocrates, p. 43 a.), with the dative of respect, τῷ λόγῳ, 2 Corinthians 11:6 (A. V. rude in speech); a Christian who is not a prophet, 1 Corinthians 14:24; "destitute of the 'gift of tongues,'" 1 Corinthians 14:16, 23. (Cf. Trench, § lxxix.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
4:13
1 Corinthians
14:16; 14:23; 14:24
2 Corinthians
11:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2399 matches the Greek ἰδιώτης (idiōtēs),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:13 - Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant G2399 men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:16 - Else when thou shalt bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupieth the room of the unlearned G2399 say Amen at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understandeth not what thou sayest?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:23 - If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned, G2399 or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:24 - But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not, or one unlearned, G2399 he is convinced of all, he is judged of all:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:6 - But though I be rude G2399 in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things.
 
 
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