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Lexicon :: Strong's G878 - aphrōn

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ἄφρων
Transliteration
aphrōn (Key)
Pronunciation
af'-rone
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and φρήν (G5424)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:220,1277

Strong’s Definitions

ἄφρων áphrōn, af'-rone; from G1 (as a negative particle) and G5424; properly, mindless, i.e. stupid, (by implication) ignorant, (specially) egotistic, (practically) rash, or (morally) unbelieving:—fool(-ish), unwise.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G878 in the following manner: fool (8x), foolish (2x), unwise (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G878 in the following manner: fool (8x), foolish (2x), unwise (1x).
  1. without reason

  2. senseless, foolish, stupid

  3. without reflection or intelligence, acting rashly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄφρων áphrōn, af'-rone; from G1 (as a negative particle) and G5424; properly, mindless, i.e. stupid, (by implication) ignorant, (specially) egotistic, (practically) rash, or (morally) unbelieving:—fool(-ish), unwise.
STRONGS NT 878: ἄφρων
ἄφρων, -ονος, , , -ον, τό, (from α privative and φρήν, cf. εὔφρων, σώφρων) [from Homer down], properly, without reason ([εἴδωλα, Xenophon, mem. 1, 4, 4]; of beasts, ibid. 1, 4, 14), senseless, foolish, stupid; without refection or intelligence, acting rashly: Luke 11:40; Luke 12:20; Romans 2:20; 1 Corinthians 15:36; 2 Corinthians 11:16, 19 (opposed to φρόνιμος, as in Proverbs 11:29); 2 Corinthians 12:6, 11; Ephesians 5:17 (opposed to συνιέντες); 1 Peter 2:15. [A strong term; cf. Schmidt, chapter 147 § 17.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Proverbs
11:29
Luke
11:40; 12:20
Romans
2:20
1 Corinthians
15:36
2 Corinthians
11:16; 11:19; 12:6; 12:11
Ephesians
5:17
1 Peter
2:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G878 matches the Greek ἄφρων (aphrōn),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:40 - “You foolish G878 ones G878, did He who made the outside not make the inside also?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:20 - “But God said to him, ‘You fool G878! This very night [fn]your soul is demanded of you; and as for all that you have prepared, who will own it now?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:20 - a [fn]corrector of the foolish G878, a teacher of [fn]the immature, possessing in the Law the embodiment of knowledge and of the truth
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:36 - You fool G878! That which you sow does not come to life unless it dies;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - Again I say, let no one think me foolish G878; but if you do, receive me even as foolish G878, so that I also may boast a little.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:19 - For you, being so wise, tolerate the foolish G878 gladly.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:6 - For if I do wish to boast I will not be foolish G878, for I will be speaking the truth; but I refrain from this, so that no one will credit me with more than he sees in me or hears from me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:11 - I have become foolish G878; you yourselves compelled me. Actually I should have been commended by you, since I was in no respect inferior to the [fn]most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:17 - Therefore do not be foolish G878, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:15 - For [fn]such is the will of God, that by doing right you silence the ignorance of foolish G878 people.

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