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Dictionaries :: Fault, Faultless

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g158 Greek: aition

Fault, Faultless:

properly the neuter of aitios, causative of, responsible for, is used as a noun, "a crime, a legal ground for punishment," translated "fault" in Luk 23:4, 14; in Luk 23:22, "cause."


(1) For aitia, rendered "fault" in Jhn 18:38; 19:4, 6, AV (like aition, denoting "a ground for punishment"), see ACCUSATION, CAUSE, CHARGE.

(2) For hettema, "a loss," translated "fault" in 1Cr 6:7, AV, see DEFECT (RV).

(3) For paraptoma, "a false step, a trespass," translated "fault" in Gal 6:1, AV, and "faults" in Jam 5:16, AV, see SIN, A, No. 2, Note (1), TRESPASS.

B-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g273 Greek: amemptos

Fault, Faultless:

"without blame," is rendered "faultless," in Hbr 8:7.

Note: For anomos, "without blemish," rendered "faultless," i.e., without any shortcoming, in Jud 1:24, and "without fault" in Rev 14:5, AV, see BLEMISH.

C-1 Verb Strong's Number: g3201 Greek: memphomai

Fault, Faultless:

"to blame," is translated "to find fault" in Rom 9:19 and Hbr 8:8. Some mss. have the verb in Mar 7:2.

C-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1651 Greek: elencho

Fault, Faultless:

"to convict, reprove, rebuke," is translated "shew (him) his fault" in Mat 18:15.

Note: In 1Pe 2:20, AV, the verb hamartano, "to sin" (strictly, to miss the mark) is rendered "for your faults." The RV corrects to "when ye sin (and are buffeted for it)."

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