167. akatharsia
Strong's Concordance
akatharsia: uncleanness
Original Word: ἀκαθαρσία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: akatharsia
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-ath-ar-see'-ah)
Definition: uncleanness
Usage: uncleanness, impurity.
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Cognate: 167 akatharsía (from 1 /A "not" and 2513 /katharós, "clean because unmixed, pure") – ritual impurity, caused by leprosy, open infection, child birth, touching a corpse, etc. See 169 (akathartos).

[This use of 167 /akatharsía occurs in the LXX (see Lev 9:6, 12:5, 13:11, etc.).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from akathartos
NASB Translation
impurity (9), uncleanness (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 167: ἀκαθαρσία

ἀκαθαρσία, (ας, (ἀκάθαρτος) (from Hippocrates down), uncleanness;

a. physical: Matthew 23:27.

b. in a moral sense, the impurity of lustful, luxurious, profligate living: Romans 1:24; Romans 6:19; 2 Corinthians 12:21; Galatians 5:19; Ephesians 4:19; Ephesians 5:3; Colossians 3:5; 1 Thessalonians 4:7; used of impure motives in 1 Thessalonians 2:3. (Demosthenes, p. 553, 12.) Cf. Tittmann i., p. 150f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From akathartos; impurity (the quality), physically or morally -- uncleanness.

see GREEK akathartos

Forms and Transliterations
ακαθαρσια ακαθαρσία ἀκαθαρσία ἀκαθαρσίᾳ ακαθαρσίαις ακαθαρσιαν ακαθαρσίαν ἀκαθαρσίαν ακαθαρσιας ακαθαρσίας ἀκαθαρσίας ακαθαρσιών akatharsia akatharsía akatharsíāi akatharsian akatharsían akatharsias akatharsías
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 23:27 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ πάσης ἀκαθαρσίας
NAS: bones and all uncleanness.
KJV: and of all uncleanness.
INT: and of all uncleaness

Romans 1:24 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτῶν εἰς ἀκαθαρσίαν τοῦ ἀτιμάζεσθαι
NAS: of their hearts to impurity, so
KJV: up to uncleanness through the lusts
INT: of them to uncleaness to be dishonored

Romans 6:19 N-DFS
GRK: δοῦλα τῇ ἀκαθαρσίᾳ καὶ τῇ
NAS: as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness,
KJV: servants to uncleanness and
INT: in bondage to uncleanness and to

2 Corinthians 12:21 N-DFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τῇ ἀκαθαρσίᾳ καὶ πορνείᾳ
NAS: and not repented of the impurity, immorality
KJV: of the uncleanness and
INT: of the uncleanness and sexual immorality

Galatians 5:19 N-NFS
GRK: ἐστιν πορνεία ἀκαθαρσία ἀσέλγεια
NAS: are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,
KJV: fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
INT: are sexual immorality impurity sensuality

Ephesians 4:19 N-GFS
GRK: εἰς ἐργασίαν ἀκαθαρσίας πάσης ἐν
NAS: of every kind of impurity with greediness.
KJV: work all uncleanness with greediness.
INT: for [the] working of uncleaness all with

Ephesians 5:3 N-NFS
GRK: δὲ καὶ ἀκαθαρσία πᾶσα ἢ
NAS: or any impurity or greed
KJV: and all uncleanness, or covetousness,
INT: hoewever and uncleanness all or

Colossians 3:5 N-AFS
GRK: γῆς πορνείαν ἀκαθαρσίαν πάθος ἐπιθυμίαν
NAS: to immorality, impurity, passion,
KJV: fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection,
INT: earth sexual immorality uncleanness passion desire

1 Thessalonians 2:3 N-GFS
GRK: οὐδὲ ἐξ ἀκαθαρσίας οὐδὲ ἐν
NAS: or impurity or
KJV: nor of uncleanness, nor in
INT: nor of uncleaness nor in

1 Thessalonians 4:7 N-DFS
GRK: θεὸς ἐπὶ ἀκαθαρσίᾳ ἀλλ' ἐν
NAS: has not called us for the purpose of impurity, but in sanctification.
KJV: us unto uncleanness, but unto
INT: God to uncleanness but in

Strong's Greek 167
10 Occurrences

ἀκαθαρσίᾳ — 5 Occ.
ἀκαθαρσίαν — 2 Occ.
ἀκαθαρσίας — 3 Occ.

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