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Lexicon :: Strong's G544 - apeitheō

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TDNT Reference: 6:10,818

Strong’s Definitions

ἀπειθέω apeithéō, ap-i-theh'-o; from G545; to disbelieve (wilfully and perversely):—not believe, disobedient, obey not, unbelieving.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G544 in the following manner: believe not (8x), disobedient (4x), obey not (3x), unbelieving (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G544 in the following manner: believe not (8x), disobedient (4x), obey not (3x), unbelieving (1x).
  1. not to allow one's self to be persuaded

    1. to refuse or withhold belief

    2. to refuse belief and obedience

  2. not to comply with

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀπειθέω apeithéō, ap-i-theh'-o; from G545; to disbelieve (wilfully and perversely):—not believe, disobedient, obey not, unbelieving.
ἀπειθέω, -ῶ; imperfect ἠπείθουν; 1 aorist ἠπείθησα; to be ἀπειθής (which see); not to allow oneself to be persuaded; not to comply with;
a. to refuse or withhold belief (in Christ, in the gospel; opposed to πιστεύω): τῷ υἱῷ, John 3:36; τῷ λόγῳ, 1 Peter 2:8; 1 Peter 3:1; absolutely of those who reject the gospel, [R. V. to be disobedient; cf. b.]: Acts 14:2; Acts 17:5 [Rec.]; Acts 19:9; Romans 15:31; 1 Peter 2:7 (T Tr WH ἀπιστοῦσιν).
b. to refuse belief and obedience: with the dative of thing or of person, Romans 2:8 (τῇ ἀληθείᾳ); Rom 11:30f (τῷ θεῷ); 1 Peter 4:17; absolutely, Romans 10:21 (Isaiah 65:2); Hebrews 3:18; Hebrews 11:31; 1 Peter 3:20. (In the Sept. a common equivalent to מָרָה, סָרַר; in Greek writings often from Aeschylus Ag. 1049 down; in Homer neuter plural ἀπιθεῖν.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

14:2; 17:5; 19:9
2:8; 10:21; 11:30; 15:31
3:18; 11:31
1 Peter
2:7; 2:8; 3:1; 3:20; 4:17

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Strong's Number G544 matches the Greek ἀπειθέω (apeitheō),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:36 - He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not G544 the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:2 - But the unbelieving G544 Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and made their minds evil affected against the brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:5 - But the Jews which believed not, G544 moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:9 - But when divers were hardened, and believed not, G544 but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:8 - But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey G544 the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:21 - But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient G544 and gainsaying people.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:30 - For as ye in times past have not believed G544 God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:31 - Even so have G544  these also now not believed, G544 that through your mercy they also may obtain mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:31 - That I may be delivered from them that do not believe G544 in Judaea; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:18 - And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that believed not? G544
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:31 - By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, G544 when she had received the spies with peace.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:7 - Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, G544 the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:8 - And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: G544 whereunto also they were appointed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:1 - Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not G544 the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:20 - Which sometime were disobedient, G544 when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:17 - For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not G544 the gospel of God?
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