538. apataó
Strong's Concordance
apataó: to deceive
Original Word: ἀπατάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: apataó
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-at-ah'-o)
Short Definition: I deceive, lead into error
Definition: I deceive, cheat, lead into error.
HELPS Word-studies

538 apatáō (from 539 /apátē) – properly, deceive, using tactics like seduction, giving dis­torted impressions, etc. 538 /apatáō ("lure into deception") emphasizes the means to bring in error (delusion).

[This means of deception with 538 (apatáō) is often sensual (personal desires, pleasure; cf. A. Deissmann).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from apaté
Definition
to deceive
NASB Translation
deceive (1), deceived (1), deceives (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 538: ἀπατάω

ἀπατάω, ἀπάτω; 1 aorist passive ἠπατήθην; (ἀπάτη); from Homer down; to cheat, deceive, beguile: τήν καρδίαν αὐτοῦ (R T Tr WH marginal reading, αὑτοῦ G, ἑαυτοῦ L WH text), James 1:26; τινα τίνι, one with a thing, Ephesians 5:6; passive 1 Timothy 2:14 (where L T Tr WH ἐξαπατηθεῖσα), cf. Genesis 3:13. (Compare: ἐξαπατάω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
deceive.

Of uncertain derivation; to cheat, i.e. Delude -- deceive.

Forms and Transliterations
απατά απατατω απατάτω ἀπατάτω απατηθείσα απατηθής απατηθήσεται απατήσαί απατήσει απατήσεις απατήση απάτησον απατήσω απατων απατών ἀπατῶν ηπατηθη ηπατήθη ἠπατήθη ηπατήθην ηπάτησάν ηπάτησας ηπάτησάς ηπάτησε ηπάτησεν apatato apatatō apatáto apatátō apaton apatôn apatōn apatō̂n epatethe epatḗthe ēpatēthē ēpatḗthē
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Strong's Greek 538
3 Occurrences


ἀπατάτω — 1 Occ.
ἀπατῶν — 1 Occ.
ἠπατήθη — 1 Occ.

Ephesians 5:6 V-PMA-3S
GRK: Μηδεὶς ὑμᾶς ἀπατάτω κενοῖς λόγοις
NAS: Let no one deceive you with empty
KJV: Let no man deceive you with vain
INT: No one you let deceive with empty words

1 Timothy 2:14 V-AIP-3S
GRK: Ἀδὰμ οὐκ ἠπατήθη ἡ δὲ
NAS: And [it was] not Adam [who] was deceived, but the woman
KJV: was not deceived, but the woman
INT: Adam not was deceived but

James 1:26 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: αὐτοῦ ἀλλὰ ἀπατῶν καρδίαν αὐτοῦ
NAS: his tongue but deceives his [own] heart,
KJV: tongue, but deceiveth his own heart,
INT: of himself but deceiving [the] heart of himself

3 Occurrences

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