akeraios: unmixed, pureOriginal Word: ἀκέραιος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-er'-ah-yos)
Short Definition: simple, unsophisticated, innocent
Definition: (lit: unmixed) simple, unsophisticated, sincere, blameless.
185 akéraios (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "not" and 2767 /keránnymi, "mingled") – properly, not mixed (mingled); not a destructive mixture because not tainted by sinful motives (ambitions); pure (unmingled).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and kerannumi
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 185: ἀκέραιος
a. unmixed, pure, as wine, metals,
b. of the mind, without admixture of evil, free from guile, innocent, simple: Matthew 10:16; Romans 16:19; Philippians 2:15; (and frequent in secular writings). (Cf. Ellicott on Philippians, the passage cited; Trench, § lvi.; Tittmann 1:27f.) see GREEK a see GREEK kerannumi
see GREEK a
see GREEK kerannumi
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 185
ἀκέραιοι — 2 Occ.
ἀκεραίους — 1 Occ.
Matthew 10:16 Adj-NMP
GRK: ὄφεις καὶ ἀκέραιοι ὡς αἱ
NAS: as serpents and innocent as doves.
KJV: serpents, and harmless as doves.
INT: serpents and innocent as the