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Lexicon :: Strong's G172 - akakos

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ἄκακος
Transliteration
akakos (Key)
Pronunciation
ak'-ak-os
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and κακός (G2556)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:482,391

Trench's Synonyms: lvi. ἁπλοῦς, ἀκέραιος, ἄκακος, ἄδολος.

Strong’s Definitions

ἄκακος ákakos, ak'-ak-os; from G1 (as a negative particle) and G2556; not bad, i.e. (objectively) innocent or (subjectively) unsuspecting:—harmless, simple.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G172 in the following manner: simple (1x), harmless (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G172 in the following manner: simple (1x), harmless (1x).
  1. without guile or fraud, harmless, free from guilt

  2. fearing no evil from others, distrusting no one

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄκακος ákakos, ak'-ak-os; from G1 (as a negative particle) and G2556; not bad, i.e. (objectively) innocent or (subjectively) unsuspecting:—harmless, simple.
STRONGS NT 172: ἄκακος
ἄκακος, -όν, (κακός);
a. without guile or fraud, harmless; free from guilt: Hebrews 7:26; [cf. Clement, fragment 8, Jacobson edition (Bishop Lightfoot S. Clement of Rome etc., p. 219): ἄκακος Πατὴρ πνεῦμα ἔδωκεν ἄκακον).
b. fearing no evil from others, distrusting no one, [cf. English guileless): Romans 16:18. ([Aeschylus] Plato, Demosthenes, Polybius, others; the Sept.) [Cf. Trench, § lvi.; Tittmann i., p. 27f.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
16:18
Hebrews
7:26

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G172 matches the Greek ἄκακος (akakos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:18 - For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple. G172
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:26 - For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, G172 undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

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