1351. dilogos
Strong's Concordance
dilogos: given to repetition, double-tongued
Original Word: δίλογος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: dilogos
Phonetic Spelling: (dil'-og-os)
Definition: given to repetition, double-tongued
Usage: double-tongued, deceitful.
HELPS Word-studies

1351 dílogos (an adjective, derived from 1364 /dís, "twice" and 3004 /légō, "to speak to a conclusion") – properly, "double-saying," i.e. deceitful by saying one thing but meaning another – literally, "two-sayings" ("double-tongued," used only in 1 Tim 3:8).

1351 /dílogos ("double-speaking") describes someone leaving a deliberate misimpression – acting like a spiritual "weathervane" by reversing their position (taking different sides of an issue whenever it is convenient or expedient). This person is unstable (vacillating), "speaking out of both sides of their mouth."

[1351 /dílogos ("double-tongued") does "not occur in the LXX or in classical writers. It means saying one thing and meaning another, and making different representations to different people about the same thing" (WS, 1028).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dis and logos
given to repetition, double-tongued
NASB Translation
double-tongued (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1351: δίλογος

δίλογος, διλογον (δίς and λέγω);

1. saying the same thing twice, repeating: Pollux 2, 118, p. 212, Hemst. edition; whence διλόγειν and διλογία, Xenophon, de re equ. 8, 2.

2. double-tongued, double in speech, saying one thing with one person, another with another (with intent to deceive): 1 Timothy 3:8.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From dis and logos; equivocal, i.e. Telling a different story -- double-tongued.

see GREEK dis

see GREEK logos

Forms and Transliterations
διλογους διλόγους dilogous dilógous
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Timothy 3:8 Adj-AMP
GRK: σεμνούς μὴ διλόγους μὴ οἴνῳ
NAS: [must be] men of dignity, not double-tongued, or
KJV: not doubletongued, not
INT: dignified not double-tongued not to wine

Strong's Greek 1351
1 Occurrence

διλόγους — 1 Occ.

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