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Dictionaries :: Nought (For, Bring To, Come To, Set At)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Pronoun Strong's Number: g3762 Greek: ouden

Nought (For, Bring To, Come To, Set At):

"nothing" (the neuter of oudeis, no one), is translated "nought" in Act 5:36.

B-1 Adverb Strong's Number: g1432 Greek: dorean

Nought (For, Bring To, Come To, Set At):

"freely, as a gift," is translated "for nought" in Gal 2:21, RV (AV, "in vain"); in 2Th 3:8, in a denial by the Apostle that he lived on the hospitality of others at Thessalonica.

C-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2673 Greek: katargeo

Nought (For, Bring To, Come To, Set At):

is used in 1Cr 1:28, "(that) He might bring to nought;" 1Cr 2:6 (Passive Voice in the original); 1Cr 6:13; RV, "will bring to nought" (AV "will destroy"); so 2Th 2:8; Hbr 2:14.

C-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1848 Greek: exoutheneo

Nought (For, Bring To, Come To, Set At):

"to set at nought, treat with utter contempt, despise," is translated "set at nought" in Luk 18:9, RV (AV, "despised"); in Luk 23:11, "set (Him) at nought;" "was set at nought" in Act 4:11; in Rom 14:3, RV, "set at nought" (AV, "despise"); Rom 14:10, "set at nought."

C-3 Verb Strong's Number: g1847 Greek: exoudeneo | exoudenoo

Nought (For, Bring To, Come To, Set At):

has the same meaning as No. 2, and is virtually the same word (outhen being another form of ouden, "nothing"), i.e., "to treat as nothing" (ex, intensive), and is translated "be set at nought" in Mar 9:12.

C-4 Verb Strong's Number: g1601 Greek: ekpipto

Nought (For, Bring To, Come To, Set At):

"to fall out," is used in Rom 9:6 in the sense of falling from its place, falling, of the word of God, RV, "hath come to nought" (AV, "hath taken none effect").

C-5 Verb Strong's Number: g114 Greek: atheteo

Nought (For, Bring To, Come To, Set At):

"to set aside, reject," is translated "set at nought" in Hbr 10:28, RV (AV, "despised"); so Jud 1:8.
See NOTHING, Note (4).


(1) In Act 5:38, AV, kataluo, lit., "to loosen down," hence, "to overthrow," is translated "it will come to nought" (RV, "it will be overthrown").

(2) In Rev 18:17, AV, eremoo, "to make desolate," is translated "is come to nought" (RV, "is made desolate").

(3) In Act 19:27, AV, the accusative case of apelegmos, "confutation, disrepute," preceded by the verb erchomai, "to come," and eis, "unto" or "into," is translated "be set at nought" (RV, "come into disrepute").

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