hamartólos: sinfulOriginal Word: ἁμαρτωλός, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (ham-ar-to-los')
Short Definition: sinning, sinful, a sinner
Definition: sinning, sinful, depraved, detestable.
Cognate: 268 hamartōlós (a substantival adjective, derived from 264 /hamartánō, "to forfeit by missing the mark") – properly, loss from falling short of what God approves, i.e. what is "wide of the mark"; a blatant sinner.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
sinful (4), sinner (12), sinners (31).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 268: ἁμαρτωλός
ἁμαρτωλός, (from the form ἁμάρτω, as φειδωλός from φείδομαι), devoted to sin, a (masculine or feminine) sinner. In the N. T. distinctions are so drawn that one is called ἁμαρτωλός who is,
b. pre-eminently sinful, especially wicked; (α.). universally: 1 Timothy 1:9; Jude 1:15; Mark 8:38; Luke 6:32-34; Luke 7:37, 39; Luke 15:7, 10; John 9:16, 24f. John 9:31; Galatians 2:17; Hebrews 12:3; James 4:8; James 5:20; 1 Peter 4:18; ἁμαρτία itself is called ἁμαρτωλός, Romans 7:13. (β.) specifically, of men stained with certain definite vices or crimes, e. g. the tax-gatherers: Luke 15:2; Luke 18:13; Luke 19:7; hence, the combination τελῶναι καί ἁμαρτωλοί, Matthew 9:10; Matthew 11:19; Mark 2:15; Luke 5:30; Luke 7:34; Luke 15:1. heathen, called by the Jews sinners κατ' ἐξοχήν (1 Macc. 1:34 1 Macc. 2:48, 62; Tobit 13:6): Matthew 26:45 (?); Mark 14:41; Luke 24:7; Galatians 2:15. (The word is found often in the Sept., as the equivalent of חֹטֵא and רָשָׁע , and in the O. T. Apocrypha; very seldom in Greek writings, as Aristotle, eth. Nic. 2, 9, p. 1109, 33; Plutarch, de audiend. poët. 7, p. 25 c.) From hamartano; sinful, i.e. A sinner -- sinful, sinner. see GREEK hamartano
From hamartano; sinful, i.e. A sinner -- sinful, sinner.
see GREEK hamartano
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 268
ἁμαρτωλῷ — 5 Occ.
ἁμαρτωλῶν — 13 Occ.
ἁμαρτωλοὶ — 12 Occ.
ἁμαρτωλοῖς — 2 Occ.
ἁμαρτωλὸν — 1 Occ.
ἁμαρτωλός — 9 Occ.
ἁμαρτωλούς — 5 Occ.
Matthew 9:10 Adj-NMP
GRK: τελῶναι καὶ ἁμαρτωλοὶ ἐλθόντες συνανέκειντο
NAS: tax collectors and sinners came
KJV: and sinners came
INT: tax collectors and sinners having come were reclining [at table] with