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Lexicon :: Strong's G720 - arneomai

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arneomai (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and the middle voice of ῥέω (G4483)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:469,79

Strong’s Definitions

ἀρνέομαι arnéomai, ar-neh'-om-ahee; perhaps from G1 (as a negative particle) and the middle voice of G4483; to contradict, i.e. disavow, reject, abnegate:—deny, refuse.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's G720 in the following manner: deny (29x), refuse (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's G720 in the following manner: deny (29x), refuse (2x).
  1. to deny

  2. to deny someone

    1. to deny one's self

      1. to disregard his own interests or to prove false to himself

      2. act entirely unlike himself

  3. to deny, abnegate, abjure

  4. not to accept, to reject, to refuse something offered

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀρνέομαι arnéomai, ar-neh'-om-ahee; perhaps from G1 (as a negative particle) and the middle voice of G4483; to contradict, i.e. disavow, reject, abnegate:—deny, refuse.
ἀρνέομαι, -οῦμαι; future ἀρνήσομαι; imperfect ὴρνούμην; 1 aorist ἠρνησάμην (rare in Attic, where generally ἠρνήθην cf. Matthew i. p. 538 [better Veitch under the word]); perfect ἤρνημαι; a deponent verb [(from Homer down)] signifying
1. to deny, i. e. εἰπεῖν... οὐκ [to say... not, contradict]: Mark 14:70; Matthew 26:70; John 1:20; John 18:25, John 18:27; Luke 8:45; Acts 4:16; followed by ὅτι οὐ instead of simple ὅτι, in order to make the negation more strong and explicit: Matthew 26:72; 1 John 2:22; (on the same use in Greek writings cf. Kühner ii. p. 761; [Jelf ii. 450; Winer's Grammer § 65, 2 β.; Buttman 355 (305)]).
2. to deny, with an accusative of the person, in various senses:
a. ἀρν. Ἰησοῦν is used of follower of Jesus who, for fear of death or persecution, deny that Jesus is their master, and desert his cause, [to disown]: Matthew 10:33; Luke 12:9; [John 13:38 L text T Tr WH]; 2 Timothy 2:12, (ἀρν. τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ, Revelation 3:8 means the same); and on the other hand, of Jesus, denying that one is his follower: Matthew 10:33; 2 Timothy 2:12.
b. ἀρν. God and Christ, is used of those who by cherishing and disseminating pernicious opinions and immorality are adjudged to have apostatized from God and Christ: 1 John 2:22 (cf. 1 John 4:2; 2 John 1:7-11); Jude 1:4; 2 Peter 2:1.
c. ἀρν. ἑαυτόν to deny himself, is used in two senses,
α. to disregard his own interests: Luke 9:23 [R WH marginal reading ἀπαρν.]; cf. ἀπαρνέομαι.
β. to prove false to himself, act entirely unlike himself: 2 Timothy 2:13.
3. to deny i. e. abnegate, abjure; τί, to renounce a thing, forsake it: τὴν ἀσέβειαν κ. τὰς ἐπιθυμίας, Titus 2:12; by act to show estrangement from a thing: τὴν πίστιν, 1 Timothy 5:8; Revelation 2:13; τὴν δύναμιν τῆς εὐσεβείας, 2 Timothy 3:5.
4. not to accept, to reject, refuse, something offered: τινά, Acts 3:14; Acts 7:35; with an infinitive indicating the thing, Hebrews 11:24.
[Compare: ἀπαρνέομαι.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

10:33; 10:33; 26:70; 26:72
8:45; 9:23; 12:9
1:20; 13:38; 18:25; 18:27
3:14; 4:16; 7:35
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
2:12; 2:12; 3:5
2 Peter
1 John
2:22; 2:22; 4:2
2 John
2:13; 3:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G720 matches the Greek ἀρνέομαι (arneomai),
which occurs 31 times in 28 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:33 - But whosoever shall deny G720 me before men, him will I also deny G720 before my Father which is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:70 - But he denied G720 before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:72 - And again he denied G720 with an oath, I do not know the man.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:68 - But he denied, G720 saying, I know not, neither understand I what thou sayest. And he went out into the porch; and the cock crew.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:70 - And he denied it G720 again. And a little after, they that stood by said again to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: for thou art a Galilaean, and thy speech agreeth thereto.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:45 - And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, G720 Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:9 - But he that denieth G720 me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:57 - And he denied G720 him, saying, Woman, I know him not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:20 - And he confessed, and denied G720 not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:25 - And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. They said therefore unto him, Art not thou also one of his disciples? He denied G720 it, and said, I am not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:27 - Peter then denied G720 again: and immediately the cock crew.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:13 - The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and denied G720 him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:14 - But ye denied G720 the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:16 - Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them is manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny G720 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:35 - This Moses whom they refused, G720 saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send to be a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel which appeared to him in the bush.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:8 - But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied G720 the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:12 - If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny G720 him, he also will deny G720 us:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:13 - If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny G720 himself.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:5 - Having a form of godliness, but denying G720 the power thereof: from such turn away.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:16 - They profess that they know God; but in works they deny G720 him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:12 - Teaching us that, denying G720 ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:24 - By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused G720 to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:1 - But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying G720 the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:22 - Who is a liar but he that denieth G720 that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth G720 the Father and the Son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:23 - Whosoever denieth G720 the Son, the same hath not the Father: (but) he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:4 - For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying G720 the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:13 - I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast G720  not denied G720 my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:8 - I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast G720  not denied G720 my name.
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