1374. dipsuchos
Strong's Concordance
dipsuchos: of two minds, wavering
Original Word: δίψυχος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: dipsuchos
Phonetic Spelling: (dip'-soo-khos)
Definition: of two minds, wavering
Usage: (lit: of two souls, of two selves), double-minded, wavering.
HELPS Word-studies

1374 dípsyxos (an adjective, derived from 1364 /dís, "two" and 5590 /psyxḗ, "soul") – properly, "two souled"; (figuratively) "double-minded," i.e. a person "split in half," vacillating like a "spiritual schizophrenic." This term may have been coined in the NT (R. Lenski, P. Davids).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dis and psuché
of two minds, wavering
NASB Translation
double-minded (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1374: δίψυχος

δίψυχος, διψυχον (δίς and ψυχή), double-minded;

a. wavering, uncertain, doubting: James 1:8 (οἱ δίψυχοι καί οἱ δισταζοντες περί τῆς τοῦ θοῦ δυνάμεως, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 11, 2 [ET]; ταλαίπωροι εἰσιν οἱ δίψυχοι, οἱ δισταζοντες τήν ψυχήν (others τῇ ψυχή), ibid. 23, 3 [ET]; μή γίνου δίψυχος ἐν προσευχή σου, εἰ ἔσται οὐ, Apostolic Constitutions 7, 11; μή γίνου δίψυχος ἐν προσευχή σου, μακάριος γάρ μή διστασας, Ignatius ad. Heron. 7; (cf. references in Muller's note on the Epistle of Barnabas, 19, 5 [ET])).

b. divided in interest namely, between God and the world: James 4:8. Not found in secular writings. (Philo, fragment 2:663).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
double minded.

From dis and psuche; two-spirited, i.e. Vacillating (in opinion or purpose) -- double minded.

see GREEK dis

see GREEK psuche

Forms and Transliterations
διψυχοι δίψυχοι διψυχος δίψυχος dipsuchoi dipsuchos dipsychoi dípsychoi dipsychos dípsychos
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Englishman's Concordance
James 1:8 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἀνὴρ δίψυχος ἀκατάστατος ἐν
NAS: [being] a double-minded man, unstable
KJV: A double minded man [is] unstable
INT: [he is] a man double-minded unstable in

James 4:8 Adj-VMP
GRK: ἁγνίσατε καρδίας δίψυχοι
NAS: your hearts, you double-minded.
KJV: [your] hearts, [ye] double minded.
INT: have purified [your] hearts you double minded

Strong's Greek 1374
2 Occurrences

δίψυχοι — 1 Occ.
δίψυχος — 1 Occ.

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