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Dictionaries :: Naked (Adjective and Verb), Nakedness

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g1131 Greek: gumnos

Naked (Adjective and Verb), Nakedness:


(a) "unclothed," Mar 14:52; in Mar 14:51 it is used as a noun ("his" and "body" being italicized);

(b) "scantily or poorly clad," Mat 25:36, 38, 43, 44; Act 19:16 (with torn garments); Jam 2:15;

(c) "clad in the undergarment only" (the outer being laid aside), Jhn 21:7 (see CLOTHING);

(d) metaphorically,

(1) of "a bare seed," 1Cr 15:37;

(2) of "the soul without the body," 2Cr 5:3;

(3) of "things exposed to the all-seeing eye of God," Hbr 4:13;

(4) of "the carnal condition of a local church," Rev 3:17;

(5) of "the similar state of an individual," Rev 16:15;

(6) of "the desolation of religious Babylon," Rev 17:16.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g1130 Greek: gumniteuo

Naked (Adjective and Verb), Nakedness:

"to be naked or scantily clad" (akin to A), is used in 1Cr 4:11. In the Koine writings (see Preface to Vol. 1) it is used of being light-armed.

C-1 Noun Strong's Number: g1132 Greek: gumnotes

Naked (Adjective and Verb), Nakedness:

"nakedness" (akin to A), is used

(a) of "want of sufficient clothing," Rom 8:35; 2Cr 11:27;

(b) metaphorically, of "the nakedness of the body," said of the condition of a local church, Rev 3:18.

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