175. akarpos
Strong's Concordance
akarpos: unfruitful
Original Word: ἄκαρπος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: akarpos
Phonetic Spelling: (ak'-ar-pos)
Definition: unfruitful
Usage: unfruitful, barren, profitless.
HELPS Word-studies

175 ákarpos (an adjective, from 1 /A "not" and 2590 /karpós, "fruit") – properly, unfruitful.

175 /ákarpos ("unfruitful") refers to any thought (action) not originated and empowered by the Lord, i.e. not born of faith (birthed and empowered by God).

By definition, all decisions that are not born "of faith are sin" (Ro 14:23) – which automatically renders them eternally fruitless ("a waste"). This is the case regardless of how impressive or acceptable they are in the eyes of the world.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and karpos
NASB Translation
unfruitful (6), without fruit (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 175: ἄκαρπος

ἄκαρπος, (καρπός) (from Aeschylus down), without fruit, barren;

1. properly: δένδρα, Jude 1:12.

2. metaphorically, not yielding what it ought to yield, (A. V. unfruitful): Matthew 13:22; Mark 4:19; destitute of good deeds, Titus 3:14; 2 Peter 1:8; contributing nothing to the instruction, improvement, comfort, of others, 1 Corinthians 14:14; by litotes pernicious, Ephesians 5:11 (Wis. 15:4; cf. Grimm on Wis. 1:11).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
without fruit, unfruitful.

From a (as a negative particle) and karpos; barren (literally or figuratively) -- without fruit, unfruitful.

see GREEK a

see GREEK karpos

Forms and Transliterations
ακαρπα άκαρπα ἄκαρπα ακαρποι άκαρποι ἄκαρποι ακαρποις ακάρποις ἀκάρποις ακαρπος άκαρπος άκαρπός ἄκαρπος ἄκαρπός ακαρπους ακάρπους ἀκάρπους ακάρπω akarpa ákarpa akarpoi ákarpoi akarpois akárpois akarpos ákarpos ákarpós akarpous akárpous
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 13:22 Adj-NMS
GRK: λόγον καὶ ἄκαρπος γίνεται
NAS: the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
KJV: and he becometh unfruitful.
INT: word and unfruitful it becomes

Mark 4:19 Adj-NMS
GRK: λόγον καὶ ἄκαρπος γίνεται
NAS: the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
KJV: and it becometh unfruitful.
INT: word and unfruitful it becomes

1 Corinthians 14:14 Adj-NMS
GRK: νοῦς μου ἄκαρπός ἐστιν
NAS: prays, but my mind is unfruitful.
KJV: understanding is unfruitful.
INT: [the] mind of me unfruitful is

Ephesians 5:11 Adj-DNP
GRK: ἔργοις τοῖς ἀκάρποις τοῦ σκότους
NAS: Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds
KJV: fellowship with the unfruitful works
INT: works unfruitful of darkness

Titus 3:14 Adj-NMP
GRK: μὴ ὦσιν ἄκαρποι
NAS: so that they will not be unfruitful.
KJV: they be not unfruitful.
INT: not they might be unfruitful

2 Peter 1:8 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἀργοὺς οὐδὲ ἀκάρπους καθίστησιν εἰς
NAS: nor unfruitful in the TRUE knowledge
KJV: nor unfruitful in
INT: idle nor unfruitful make [you] as to

Jude 1:12 Adj-NNP
GRK: δένδρα φθινοπωρινὰ ἄκαρπα δὶς ἀποθανόντα
NAS: trees without fruit, doubly
KJV: whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice
INT: trees autumnal without fruit twice having died

Strong's Greek 175
7 Occurrences

ἄκαρπα — 1 Occ.
ἄκαρποι — 1 Occ.
ἀκάρποις — 1 Occ.
ἄκαρπος — 3 Occ.
ἀκάρπους — 1 Occ.

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