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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, ἀφρωνος, , , Ἄφρον, τό (from the alpha 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 - Ye fools, G878 did not he that made that which is without make that which is within also?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:20 - But God said unto him, Thou fool, G878 this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:20 - An instructor of the foolish, G878 a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:36 - Thou fool, G878 that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - I say again, Let no man think me a fool; G878 if otherwise, yet as a fool G878 receive me, that I may boast myself a little.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:19 - For ye suffer fools G878 gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:6 - For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; G878 for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:11 - I am become a fool G878 in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:17 - Wherefore be ye not unwise, G878 but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:15 - For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish G878 men:
 
 
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