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Lexicon :: Strong's G268 - hamartōlos

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TDNT Reference: 1:317,51

Strong’s Definitions

ἁμαρτωλός hamartōlós, ham-ar-to-los'; from G264; sinful, i.e. a sinner:—sinful, sinner.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x

The KJV translates Strong's G268 in the following manner: sinner (43x), sinful (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x
The KJV translates Strong's G268 in the following manner: sinner (43x), sinful (4x).
  1. devoted to sin, a sinner

    1. not free from sin

    2. pre-eminently sinful, especially wicked

      1. all wicked men

      2. specifically of men stained with certain definite vices or crimes

        1. tax collectors, heathen

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἁμαρτωλός hamartōlós, ham-ar-to-los'; from G264; sinful, i.e. a sinner:—sinful, sinner.
ἁμαρτωλός, -όν, (from the form ἁμάρτω, as φείδωλός from φείδομαι), devoted to sin, a (masculine or feminine) sinner.
In the N. T. distinctions are so drawn that one is called ἁμαρτωλός who is,
a. not free from sin. In this sense all men are sinners; as, Matthew 9:13; Mark 2:17; Luke 5:8, 32; Luke 13:2; Luke 18:13; Romans 3:7; Romans 5:(8), 19; 1 Timothy 1:15; Hebrews 7:26.
b. pre-eminently sinful, especially wicked;
α. universally: 1 Timothy 1:9; Jude 1:15; Mark 8:38; Luke 6:32-34; Luke 7:37, 39; Luke 15:7, 10; John 9:16, 24f. John 9:31; Galatians 2:17; Hebrews 12:3; James 4:8; James 5:20; 1 Peter 4:18; ἁμαρτία itself is called ἁμαρτωλός, Romans 7:13.
β. specifically, of men stained with certain definite vices or crimes, e. g. the tax-gatherers: Luke 15:2; Luke 18:13; Luke 19:7; hence, the combination τελῶναι καὶ ἁμαρτωλοί, Matthew 9:10; Matthew 11:19; Mark 2:15; Luke 5:30; Luke 7:34; Luke 15:1. heathen, called by the Jews sinners κατ’ ἐξοχήν (1 Macc. 1:34; 1 Macc. 2:48, 62; Tobit 13:6): Matthew 26:45 [?]; Mark 14:41; Luke 24:7; Galatians 2:15. (The word is found often in the Sept., as the equivalent of חֹטֵא and רָשָׁע, and in the O. T. Apocrypha; very seldom in Greek writings, as Aristotle, eth. Nic. 2, 9, p. 1109a, 33; Plutarch, de audiend. poët. 7, p. 25 c.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:10; 9:13; 11:19; 26:45
2:15; 2:17; 8:38; 14:41
5:8; 5:30; 5:32; 6:32; 6:33; 6:34; 7:34; 7:37; 7:39; 13:2; 15:1; 15:2; 15:7; 15:10; 18:13; 18:13; 19:7; 24:7
9:16; 9:24; 9:31
3:7; 5:8; 5:19; 7:13
2:15; 2:17
1 Timothy
1:9; 1:15
7:26; 12:3
4:8; 5:20
1 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G268 matches the Greek ἁμαρτωλός (hamartōlos),
which occurs 46 times in 44 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:10 -

Then it happened that as [fn]Jesus was reclining at the table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and [fn]sinners G268 came and began dining with Jesus and His disciples.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:11 - And when the Pharisees saw this, they said to His disciples, “Why is your Teacher eating with the tax collectors and sinners G268?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:13 - “Now go and learn [fn]what this means: ‘I DESIRE [fn]COMPASSION, [fn]RATHER THAN SACRIFICE,’ for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners G268.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:19 - “The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Behold, a gluttonous man and a [fn]heavy drinker, a friend of tax collectors and [fn]sinners G268!’ And yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:45 - Then He *came to the disciples and *said to them, [fn]Are you still sleeping and resting? Behold, the hour [fn]is at hand and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners G268.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:15 -

And it *happened that He was reclining at the table in his house, and many tax collectors and [fn]sinners G268 were [fn]dining with Jesus and His disciples; for there were many of them, and they were following Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:16 - When the scribes of the Pharisees saw that He was eating with the [fn]sinners G268 and tax collectors, they said to His disciples, “Why is He eating with tax collectors and [fn]sinners G268?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:17 - And hearing this, Jesus *said to them, It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners G268.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:38 - “For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful G268 generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:41 - And He *came the third time, and *said to them, “Are you still sleeping and resting? That is enough. The hour has come; behold, the Son of Man is being [fn]betrayed into the hands of sinners G268.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:8 - But when Simon Peter saw this, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, “Go away from me, Lord, for I am a sinful G268 man!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:30 - The Pharisees and their scribes began grumbling to His disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with the tax collectors and [fn]sinners G268?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:32 - “I have not come to call the righteous to repentance, but sinners G268.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:32 - “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners G268 love those who love them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:33 - “And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners G268 do the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:34 - “And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners G268 lend to sinners G268 in order to receive back the same amount.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:34 - “The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Behold, a gluttonous man and a [fn]heavy drinker, a friend of tax collectors and [fn]sinners G268!’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:37 - And there was a woman in the city who was a [fn]sinner G268; and when she learned that He was reclining at the table in the Pharisee’s house, she brought an alabaster vial of perfume,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:39 - Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw this, he said to himself, “If this Man were a prophet He would know who and what sort of person this woman is who is touching Him, that she is a [fn]sinner G268!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:2 - And Jesus responded and said to them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners G268 than all the other Galileans just because they have suffered this fate?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:1 -

Now all the tax collectors and [fn]sinners G268 were coming near [fn]Jesus to listen to Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:2 - And both the Pharisees and the scribes began to complain, saying, “This Man receives sinners G268 and eats with them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - “I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner G268 who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:10 - “In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner G268 who repents.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:13 - “But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to raise his eyes toward heaven, but was beating his chest, saying, ‘God, be [fn]merciful to me, the sinner G268!’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:7 - When the people saw this, they all began to complain, saying, “He has gone in [fn]to be the guest of a man who is a sinner G268!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:7 - saying that the Son of Man must be handed over to sinful G268 men, and be crucified, and on the third day rise from the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:16 - Therefore some of the Pharisees were saying, “This Man is not from God, because He does not keep the Sabbath.” But others were saying, “How can a man who is a sinner G268 perform such [fn]signs?” And there was dissension among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:24 -

So for a second time they summoned the man who had been blind, and said to him, “Give glory to God; we know that this Man is a sinner G268.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:25 - He then answered, “Whether He is a sinner G268, I do not know; one thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:31 - “We know that God does not listen to sinners G268; but if someone is [fn]God-fearing and does His will, He listens to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:7 - But if through my lie the truth of God abounded to His glory, why am I also still being judged as a sinner G268?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:8 - But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners G268, Christ died for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:19 - For as through the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners G268, so also through the obedience of the One the many will be made righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:15 -

“We are Jews by nature and not sinners G268 from the Gentiles;

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:17 - “But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found sinners G268, is Christ then a servant of sin? [fn]Far from it!
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:9 - realizing the fact that law is not made for a righteous person but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners G268, for the unholy and worldly, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:15 - It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners G268, among whom I am foremost.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:26 -

For it was fitting for us to have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners G268, and exalted above the heavens;

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:3 -

For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners G268 against Himself, so that you will not grow weary [fn]and lose heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:8 - Come close to God and He will come close to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners G268; and purify your hearts, you [fn]double-minded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:20 - let him know that the one who has turned a sinner G268 from the error of his way will save his soul from death and cover a multitude of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:15 - to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things which ungodly sinners G268 have spoken against Him.”
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