169. akathartos
Strong's Concordance
akathartos: unclean, impure
Original Word: ἀκάθαρτος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: akathartos
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-ath'-ar-tos)
Definition: unclean, impure
Usage: unclean, impure.
HELPS Word-studies

169 akáthartos (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "not" and 2513 /katharós, "clean, purged") – properly, not pure (because mixed), i.e. adulterated with "a wrong mix" and hence "unclean" (because tainted by sin).

[The antonym, 2508 /kathaírō ("clean"), means "free from wrong mixture" (unadulterated, unmixed).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and kathairó
unclean, impure
NASB Translation
impure person (1), unclean (29), unclean things (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 169: ἀκάθαρτος

ἀκάθαρτος, (καθαίρω) (from Sophocles down), in the Sept. equivalent to טָמֶא, not cleansed, unclean;

a. in a ceremonial sense, that which must be abstained from according to the levitical law, lest impurity be contracted: Acts 10:14; Acts 11:8 (of food); Acts 10:28; 1 Corinthians 7:14 (of men); 2 Corinthians 6:17 (from Isaiah 52:11, of things pertaining to idolatry); Revelation 18:2 (of birds),

b. in a moral sense, unclean in thought and life (frequent in Plato): Ephesians 5:5; τά ἀκάθαρτα τῆς πορνείας, Revelation 17:4 (according to the true reading); πνεύματα, demons, bad angels (in twenty-three passages of the Gospels, Acts, and Revelation): Matthew 10:1; Matthew 12:43; Mark 1:23, 26; Mark 3:11, etc.; Luke 4:33, 36; Luke 6:18, etc.; Acts 5:16; Acts 8:7; Revelation 16:13; Revelation 18:2 (πνεύματα πονηρά in Matthew 12:45; Luke 7:21; Luke 8:2; Luke 11:26; Acts 19:12f, 15f).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
foul, unclean.

From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of kathairo (meaning cleansed); impure (ceremonially, morally (lewd) or specially, (demonic)) -- foul, unclean.

see GREEK a

see GREEK kathairo

Forms and Transliterations
ακαθαρτα ακάθαρτά ἀκάθαρτα ἀκάθαρτά ακάθαρτοι ακαθαρτοις ακαθάρτοις ἀκαθάρτοις ακαθαρτον ακάθαρτον ακάθαρτόν ἀκάθαρτον ακαθαρτος ακάθαρτος ακάθαρτός ἀκάθαρτος ακαθαρτου ακαθάρτου ἀκαθάρτου ακαθαρτω ακαθάρτω ἀκαθάρτῳ ακαθαρτων ακαθάρτων ἀκαθάρτων akatharta akátharta akáthartá akatharto akathartō akathártoi akathártōi akathartois akathártois akatharton akathartōn akathárton akathártōn akátharton akathartos akáthartos akathartou akathártou
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 10:1 Adj-GNP
GRK: ἐξουσίαν πνευμάτων ἀκαθάρτων ὥστε ἐκβάλλειν
NAS: them authority over unclean spirits,
KJV: power [against] unclean spirits,
INT: authority over spirits unclean so as to cast out

Matthew 12:43 Adj-NNS
GRK: δὲ τὸ ἀκάθαρτον πνεῦμα ἐξέλθῃ
NAS: Now when the unclean spirit goes
KJV: When the unclean spirit is gone
INT: moreover the unclean spirit is gone out

Mark 1:23 Adj-DNS
GRK: ἐν πνεύματι ἀκαθάρτῳ καὶ ἀνέκραξεν
NAS: in their synagogue with an unclean spirit;
KJV: a man with an unclean spirit; and
INT: with spirit unclean and he cried out

Mark 1:26 Adj-NNS
GRK: πνεῦμα τὸ ἀκάθαρτον καὶ φωνῆσαν
NAS: Throwing him into convulsions, the unclean spirit
KJV: And when the unclean spirit had torn
INT: spirit unclean and having cried

Mark 1:27 Adj-DNP
GRK: πνεύμασι τοῖς ἀκαθάρτοις ἐπιτάσσει καὶ
NAS: even the unclean spirits,
KJV: he even the unclean spirits,
INT: spirits unclean he commands and

Mark 3:11 Adj-NNP
GRK: πνεύματα τὰ ἀκάθαρτα ὅταν αὐτὸν
NAS: Whenever the unclean spirits saw
KJV: And unclean spirits, when
INT: spirits unclean when him

Mark 3:30 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἔλεγον Πνεῦμα ἀκάθαρτον ἔχει
NAS: He has an unclean spirit.
KJV: they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
INT: they said spirit unclean he has

Mark 5:2 Adj-DNS
GRK: ἐν πνεύματι ἀκαθάρτῳ
NAS: from the tombs with an unclean spirit
KJV: a man with an unclean spirit,
INT: with a spirit unclean

Mark 5:8 Adj-NNS
GRK: πνεῦμα τὸ ἀκάθαρτον ἐκ τοῦ
NAS: out of the man, you unclean spirit!
KJV: out of the man, [thou] unclean spirit.
INT: spirit unclean out of the

Mark 5:13 Adj-NNP
GRK: πνεύματα τὰ ἀκάθαρτα εἰσῆλθον εἰς
NAS: And coming out, the unclean spirits
KJV: And the unclean spirits
INT: spirits unclean entered into

Mark 6:7 Adj-GNP
GRK: πνευμάτων τῶν ἀκαθάρτων
NAS: them authority over the unclean spirits;
KJV: them power over unclean spirits;
INT: spirits unclean

Mark 7:25 Adj-ANS
GRK: αὐτῆς πνεῦμα ἀκάθαρτον ἐλθοῦσα προσέπεσεν
NAS: had an unclean spirit
KJV: had an unclean spirit,
INT: of her spirit unclean having come fell

Mark 9:25 Adj-DNS
GRK: πνεύματι τῷ ἀκαθάρτῳ λέγων αὐτῷ
NAS: He rebuked the unclean spirit,
KJV: he rebuked the foul spirit,
INT: spirit unclean saying to it

Luke 4:33 Adj-GNS
GRK: πνεῦμα δαιμονίου ἀκαθάρτου καὶ ἀνέκραξεν
NAS: by the spirit of an unclean demon,
KJV: a spirit of an unclean devil,
INT: a spirit of a demon unclean and he cried out

Luke 4:36 Adj-DNP
GRK: ἐπιτάσσει τοῖς ἀκαθάρτοις πνεύμασιν καὶ
NAS: He commands the unclean spirits
KJV: he commandeth the unclean spirits,
INT: he commands the unclean spirits and

Luke 6:18 Adj-GNP
GRK: ἀπὸ πνευμάτων ἀκαθάρτων ἐθεραπεύοντο
NAS: who were troubled with unclean spirits
KJV: with unclean spirits:
INT: by spirits unclean were healed

Luke 8:29 Adj-DNS
GRK: πνεύματι τῷ ἀκαθάρτῳ ἐξελθεῖν ἀπὸ
NAS: For He had commanded the unclean spirit
KJV: he had commanded the unclean spirit
INT: spirit unclean to come out from

Luke 9:42 Adj-DNS
GRK: πνεύματι τῷ ἀκαθάρτῳ καὶ ἰάσατο
NAS: rebuked the unclean spirit,
KJV: Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and
INT: spirit unclean and healed

Luke 11:24 Adj-NNS
GRK: Ὅταν τὸ ἀκάθαρτον πνεῦμα ἐξέλθῃ
NAS: When the unclean spirit goes
KJV: When the unclean spirit is gone
INT: When the unclean spirit is gone out

Acts 5:16 Adj-GNP
GRK: ὑπὸ πνευμάτων ἀκαθάρτων οἵτινες ἐθεραπεύοντο
NAS: afflicted with unclean spirits,
KJV: with unclean spirits:
INT: by spirits unclean who were healed

Acts 8:7 Adj-ANP
GRK: ἐχόντων πνεύματα ἀκάθαρτα βοῶντα φωνῇ
NAS: who had unclean spirits,
KJV: For unclean spirits, crying
INT: had spirits unclean crying voice

Acts 10:14 Adj-ANS
GRK: κοινὸν καὶ ἀκάθαρτον
NAS: anything unholy and unclean.
KJV: that is common or unclean.
INT: common or unclean

Acts 10:28 Adj-AMS
GRK: κοινὸν ἢ ἀκάθαρτον λέγειν ἄνθρωπον
NAS: unholy or unclean.
KJV: common or unclean.
INT: common or unclean to call man

Acts 11:8 Adj-ANS
GRK: κοινὸν ἢ ἀκάθαρτον οὐδέποτε εἰσῆλθεν
NAS: unholy or unclean has ever entered
KJV: common or unclean hath at any time
INT: common or unclean never entered

1 Corinthians 7:14 Adj-NNP
GRK: τέκνα ὑμῶν ἀκάθαρτά ἐστιν νῦν
NAS: your children are unclean, but now
KJV: your children unclean; but now
INT: children of you unclean are now

Strong's Greek 169
32 Occurrences

ἀκάθαρτα — 6 Occ.
ἀκαθάρτῳ — 5 Occ.
ἀκαθάρτων — 4 Occ.
ἀκαθάρτοις — 2 Occ.
ἀκάθαρτον — 9 Occ.
ἀκάθαρτος — 1 Occ.
ἀκαθάρτου — 5 Occ.

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