113. athesmos
Strong's Concordance
athesmos: lawless
Original Word: ἄθεσμος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: athesmos
Phonetic Spelling: (ath'-es-mos)
Definition: lawless
Usage: lawless, unrestrained, licentious.
HELPS Word-studies

113 áthesmos (from 1 /A "not" and 5087 /títhēmi, "set in place") – properly, not in acceptable order ("out of place").

[In ancient secular Greek, 114 (athetéō) referred to what was "illegal (contrary to statute)," as in Plutarch (1:712b; cf. TDNT 1:167).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and thesmos (law, custom)
NASB Translation
unprincipled men (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 113: ἄθεσμος

ἄθεσμος, (θεσμός), lawless (A. V. wicked); of one who breaks through the restraints of law and gratifies his lusts: 2 Peter 2:7; 2 Peter 3:17. (the Sept., Diodorus, Philo, Josephus, Plutarch.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
lawless, wicked.

From a (as a negative particle) and a derivative of tithemi (in the sense of enacting); lawless, i.e. (by implication) criminal -- wicked.

see GREEK a

see GREEK tithemi

Forms and Transliterations
αθεσμων αθέσμων ἀθέσμων athesmon athesmōn athésmon athésmōn
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Peter 2:7 Adj-GMP
GRK: τῆς τῶν ἀθέσμων ἐν ἀσελγείᾳ
NAS: conduct of unprincipled men
KJV: the filthy conversation of the wicked:
INT: the of the lawless in sensuality

2 Peter 3:17 Adj-GMP
GRK: τῇ τῶν ἀθέσμων πλάνῃ συναπαχθέντες
NAS: by the error of unprincipled men and fall
KJV: with the error of the wicked, fall from
INT: with the of the lawless [ones] error having been led away

Strong's Greek 113
2 Occurrences

ἀθέσμων — 2 Occ.

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