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Dictionaries :: Disobedience, Disobedient

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g543 Greek: apeitheia

Disobedience, Disobedient:

lit., "the condition of being unpersuadable" (a, negative, peitho, "to persuade"), denotes "obstinacy, obstinate rejection of the will of God;" hence, "disobedience;" Eph 2:2; 5:6; Col 3:6, and in the RV of Rom 11:30, 32 and Hbr 4:6, 11 (for AV, "unbelief"), speaking of Israel, past and present.

A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g545 Greek: apeithes

Disobedience, Disobedient:

akin to A, No. 1, signifies "unwilling to be persuaded, spurning belief, disobedient," Luk 1:17; Act 26:19; Rom 1:30; 2Ti 3:2; Tts 1:16; 3:3.

Note: In 1Ti 1:9 anupotaktos, "insubordinate, unsubjected" (a, negative, n, euphonic, hupo, "under," tasso, "to order"), is translated "disobedient" in the AV; the RV has "unruly," as in Tts 1:6, 10; in Hbr 2:8, "not subject" (RV), "not put under" (AV).

2 Strong's Number: g3876 Greek: parakoe

Disobedience, Disobedient:

primarily, "hearing amiss" (para, "aside," akouo, "to hear"), hence signifies "a refusal to hear;" hence, "an act of disobedience," Rom 5:19; 2Cr 10:6; Hbr 2:2. It is broadly to be distinguished from No. 1, as an act from a condition, though parakoe itself is the effect, in transgression, of the condition of failing or refusing to hear. Carelessness in attitude is the precursor of actual "disobedience." In the OT "disobedience" is frequently described as "a refusing to hear," e.g., Jer 11:10; 35:17; cp. Act 7:57. See Trench, Syn. xvi.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g544 Greek: apeitheo

Disobedience, Disobedient:

akin to A, No. 1, and B, "to refuse to be persuaded, to refuse belief, to be disobedient," is translated "disobedient," or by the verb "to be disobedient," in the RV of Act 14:2 (AV, "unbelieving"), and Act 19:9 (AV, "believed not"); it is absent from the most authentic mss. in Act 17:5; in Jhn 3:36 "obeyeth not," RV (AV, "believeth not"); in Rom 2:8 "obey not;" in Rom 10:21, "disobedient;" in Rom 11:30, 31, "were disobedient" (AV, "have not believed"); so in Rom 15:31; Hbr 3:18; 11:31; in 1Pe 2:8, "disobedient;" so in 1Pe 3:20; in 1Pe 3:1; 4:17, "obey not." In 1Pe 2:7 the best mss. have apisteo, "to disbelieve."

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