parakoé: a hearing amiss, by impl. disobedienceOriginal Word: παρακοή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ak-o-ay')
Short Definition: disobedience
Definition: disobedience, imperfect hearing.
3876 parakoḗ (from 3844 /pará, "contrary by close comparison" and 191 /akoúō, "hear") – properly, contrary-hearing, i.e. disobedience which springs from a negative (opposing) attitude, i.e. the refusal to listen properly.
This "hearing" has the attitude of refusing to take heed and therefore is inattentive ("hearing" that will not comply). 3876 /parakoḗ reflects the attitude that chooses to disobey because of disinterest.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a hearing amiss, by impl. disobedience
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3876: παρακοή
παρακοή, παρακοῆς, ἡ (παρά Latinpraeter (see παρά, IV. 2));
1. properly, a hearing amiss (Plato, epistles 7, p. 341 b.).
2. (unwillingness to hear i. e.) disobedience: Romans 5:19; 2 Corinthians 10:6; Hebrews 2:2. (Cf. Trench, § lxvi.) From parakouo; inattention, i.e. (by implication) disobedience -- disobedience. see GREEK parakouo
From parakouo; inattention, i.e. (by implication) disobedience -- disobedience.
see GREEK parakouo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3876
παρακοὴ — 1 Occ.
παρακοήν — 1 Occ.
παρακοῆς — 1 Occ.
Romans 5:19 N-GFS
GRK: διὰ τῆς παρακοῆς τοῦ ἑνὸς
NAS: man's disobedience the many
KJV: one man's disobedience many were made
INT: by the disobedience of the one
2 Corinthians 10:6 N-AFS