952. bebélos
Strong's Concordance
bebélos: permitted to be trodden, by impl. unhallowed
Original Word: βέβηλος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: bebélos
Phonetic Spelling: (beb'-ay-los)
Short Definition: profane, secular, unspiritual, godless, worldly
Definition: permitted to be trodden, accessible.
HELPS Word-studies

952 bébēlos (an adjective, derived from bainō, "go" and bēlos, "a threshold to enter a building") – properly, improper, unauthorized entry – literally, "crossing a threshold" which profanes because of improper entrance.

952 /bébēlos ("profane because of improper entrance") refers to people unfit to access (know) God, because they approach Him apart from faith. See also 949 (bébaios).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from bélos (a threshold)
Definition
permitted to be trodden, by impl. unhallowed
NASB Translation
godless person (1), profane (1), worldly (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 952: βέβηλος

βέβηλος, βεβηλον (ΒΑΩ, βαίνω, βηλός threshold);

1. accessible, lawful to be trodden; properly, used of places; hence,

2. profane, equivalent to חֹל (i. e. unhallowed, common), Leviticus 10:10; 1 Samuel 21:4; opposed to ἅγιος (as in (Ezekiel 22:26); Philo, vit. Moys. iii., § 18): 1 Timothy 4:7; 1 Timothy 6:20; 2 Timothy 2:16; of men, profane i. e. ungodly: 1 Timothy 1:9; Hebrews 12:16. (Often in Greek writings from Aeschylus down.) (Cf. Trench, § 101.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
profane person.

From the base of basis and belos (a threshold); accessible (as by crossing the door-way), i.e. (by implication, of Jewish notions) heathenish, wicked -- profane (person).

see GREEK basis

Forms and Transliterations
βέβηλε βέβηλοι βεβηλοις βεβήλοις βέβηλον βεβηλος βέβηλος βεβήλου βεβηλους βεβήλους βεβήλων bebelois bebēlois bebḗlois bebelos bebēlos bébelos bébēlos bebelous bebēlous bebḗlous
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Strong's Greek 952
5 Occurrences


βεβήλοις — 1 Occ.
βέβηλος — 1 Occ.
βεβήλους — 3 Occ.

1 Timothy 1:9 Adj-DMP
GRK: ἀνοσίοις καὶ βεβήλοις πατρολῴαις καὶ
NAS: for the unholy and profane, for those who kill
KJV: and profane, for murderers of fathers
INT: for [the] unholy and profane for murderers of fathers and

1 Timothy 4:7 Adj-AMP
GRK: τοὺς δὲ βεβήλους καὶ γραώδεις
NAS: But have nothing to do with worldly fables
KJV: But refuse profane and old wives'
INT: but profane and silly

1 Timothy 6:20 Adj-AFP
GRK: ἐκτρεπόμενος τὰς βεβήλους κενοφωνίας καὶ
NAS: to you, avoiding worldly [and] empty chatter
KJV: avoiding profane [and] vain babblings,
INT: avoiding profane empty babblings and

2 Timothy 2:16 Adj-AFP
GRK: τὰς δὲ βεβήλους κενοφωνίας περιίστασο
NAS: But avoid worldly [and] empty chatter,
KJV: shun profane [and] vain babblings:
INT: and [the] worldly empty babblings stand aloof from

Hebrews 12:16 Adj-NMS
GRK: πόρνος ἢ βέβηλος ὡς Ἠσαῦ
NAS: immoral or godless person like Esau,
KJV: or profane person, as
INT: fornicator or profane person as Esau

5 Occurrences

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