249. alogos
Strong's Concordance
alogos: without reason
Original Word: ἄλογος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: alogos
Phonetic Spelling: (al'-og-os)
Short Definition: unreasonable, senseless
Definition: without reason, irrational; contrary to reason, absurd.
HELPS Word-studies

249 álogos (from 1 /A "not" and 3056 /lógos, "reason") – properly, counter to reason; "unreasonable" – literally, "non-reason, no-logic."

249 /álogos ("unreasonable") refers to irrational behavior (thinking) from God's point of view, i.e. what is completely against divine reason. 249 (álogos) means "acting like a brute beast" (see Jude 10), i.e. utterly unreasonable (absurd).

[249 (álogos) describes behavior that lacks sound moral (spiritual) reasoning.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and logos
Definition
without reason
NASB Translation
absurd (1), unreasoning (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 249: ἄλογος

ἄλογος, (λόγος, reason);

1. destitute of reason, brute: ζῷα, brute animals, Jude 1:10; 2 Peter 2:12 (Wis. 11:16; Xenophon, Hier. 7, 3, others).

2. contrary to reason, absurd: Acts 25:27 (Xenophon, Ages. 11, 1; Thucydides 6, 85; often in Plato, Isocrates, others).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
brute, unreasonable.

From a (as a negative particle) and logos; irrational -- brute, unreasonable.

see GREEK a

see GREEK logos

Forms and Transliterations
αλογα άλογα ἄλογα άλογοι αλογον άλογον ἄλογον άλογός aloga áloga alogon álogon
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3 Occurrences


ἄλογα — 2 Occ.
ἄλογον — 1 Occ.

Acts 25:27 Adj-NNS
GRK: ἄλογον γάρ μοι
NAS: For it seems absurd to me in sending
KJV: to me unreasonable to send
INT: absurd indeed to me

2 Peter 2:12 Adj-NNP
GRK: δέ ὡς ἄλογα ζῷα γεγεννημένα
NAS: like unreasoning animals,
KJV: as natural brute beasts, made
INT: moreover as irrational animals born

Jude 1:10 Adj-NNP
GRK: ὡς τὰ ἄλογα ζῷα ἐπίστανται
NAS: like unreasoning animals,
KJV: naturally, as brute beasts, in
INT: as the irrational animals they understand

3 Occurrences

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