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Entry for Strong's #572 - ἁπλότης

Transliteration
haplótēs
Phonetics
hap-lot'-ace  
Word Origin
from (573)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:386,65
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. singleness, simplicity, sincerity, mental honesty
    1. the virtue of one who is free from pretence and hypocrisy
  2. not self seeking, openness of heart manifesting itself by generousity
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3476 ‑ יֹשֶׁר (yo'‑sher);  8537 ‑ תֹּם (tome);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (7) HCS (8)
Romans 1
2 Corinthians 5
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Romans 1
2 Corinthians 4
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Romans 1
2 Corinthians 5
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 5
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 4
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 5
N-GSF 2
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 5
N-GSF 2
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 6
N-GSF 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἁπλότης, ητος, ἡ,

I singleness, τῆς φωνῆς Arist. Aud. 801a19.

II

1. simplicity, πόλεως X. HG 6.1.18; κατὰ τὴν μουσικήν Pl. R. 404e; τῆς τροφῆς D.S. 3.17: of literarystyle, D.H. Rh. 9.14: pl., ἁπλότητες λόγων ibid.

2. of persons, simplicity, frankness, sincerity, X. Cyr. 1.4.3, LXX Wisdom of Solomon 1:1, Plb. 1.78.8, D.S. 5.66, etc.; ἡ εἰς τὸν Χριστὸν ἁ. 2 Corinthians 11:3.

3. open-heartedness: hence, liberality, ib. 8.2, 9.11, cf. IG 14.1517.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἁπλότης, ἁπλητος, , singleness, simplicity, sincerity, mental honesty; the virtue of one who is free from pretence and dissimulation (so in Greek writings from Xenophon, Cyril 1, 4, 3; Hell. 6, 1, 18 down): ἐν ἁπλότητι (L T Tr WH ἁγιοτητι) καί εἰλικρίνεια θεοῦ i. e. infused by God through the Spirit (Winer's Grammar, § 36, 3 b.), 2 Corinthians 1:12; ἐν ἁπλότητι τῆς καρδίας (לֵבָב יֹשֶׁר, 1 Chronicles 29:17), Colossians 3:22; Ephesians 6:5 (Wis. 1:1); εἰς Χριστόν, sincerity of mind toward Christ, i. e. single-hearted faith in Christ, as opposed to false wisdom in matters pertaining to Christianity, 2 Corinthians 11:3; ἐν ἁπλότητι in simplicity, i. e. without self-seeking, Romans 12:8. openness of heart manifesting itself by benefactions, liberality, (Josephus, Antiquities 7, 13, 4; but in opposition see Fritzsche on Romans, vol. iii., 62f): 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Corinthians 9:11, 13 (τῆς κοινωνίας, manifested by fellowship). Cf. Kling under the word 'Einfalt' in Herzog iii., p. 723f.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀπλότης , -ητος , ή

(< ἁπλοῦς ),

[in LXX: 2 Kings 15:11 (H8537), 1 Chronicles 29:17 (H3824 H3476, . τῆς καρδίας , cf. Colossians 3:22, where v. Lft.), Wisdom of Solomon 1:1, al.;]

simplicity, sincerity: Romans 12:8, 2 Corinthians 11:3, Ephesians 6:5, Colossians 3:22; as manifested in generous, unselfish giving, liberality, graciousness: 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Corinthians 9:11; 2 Corinthians 9:13 (v. ICC, Romans 12:8; Hort, James 1:5, and see ἁπλῶς ).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

Kaibel 716.5 (Rome) ἤσκι τὴν ἁπλότητα, φίλους ὑπὲρ ἁτὸν ἐτίμα. The word is found OGIS 764.1 (ii/A.D.) unfortunately with a hiatus both before and after. On its biblical use see Charles’s note on Test. xii. patr. Iss. iii. 1.

 

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