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Lexicon :: Strong's G2399 - idiōtēs

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ἰδιώτης
Transliteration
idiōtēs (Key)
Pronunciation
id-ee-o'-tace
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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

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, -ου, , (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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:13 - θεωροῦντες δὲ τὴν τοῦ Πέτρου παρρησίαν καὶ Ἰωάννου καὶ καταλαβόμενοι ὅτι ἄνθρωποι ἀγράμματοί εἰσιν καὶ ἰδιῶται G2399 ἐθαύμαζον ἐπεγίνωσκόν τε αὐτοὺς ὅτι σὺν τῷ Ἰησοῦ ἦσαν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:16 - ἐπεὶ ἐὰν εὐλογῇς ἐν πνεύματι ἀναπληρῶν τὸν τόπον τοῦ ἰδιώτου G2399 πῶς ἐρεῖ τὸ ἀμήν ἐπὶ τῇ σῇ εὐχαριστίᾳ ἐπειδὴ τί λέγεις οὐκ οἶδεν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:23 - ἐὰν οὖν συνέλθῃ ἐκκλησία ὅλη ἐπὶ τὸ αὐτὸ καὶ πάντες λαλῶσιν γλώσσαις εἰσέλθωσιν δὲ ἰδιῶται G2399 ἄπιστοι οὐκ ἐροῦσιν ὅτι μαίνεσθε
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:24 - ἐὰν δὲ πάντες προφητεύωσιν εἰσέλθῃ δέ τις ἄπιστος ἰδιώτης G2399 ἐλέγχεται ὑπὸ πάντων ἀνακρίνεται ὑπὸ πάντων
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:6 - εἰ δὲ καὶ ἰδιώτης G2399 τῷ λόγῳ ἀλλ᾽ οὐ τῇ γνώσει ἀλλ᾽ ἐν παντὶ φανερώσαντες ἐν πᾶσιν εἰς ὑμᾶς

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