422. anepaischuntos
Strong's Concordance
anepaischuntos: not to be put to shame
Original Word: ἀνεπαίσχυντος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: anepaischuntos
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ep-ah'-ee-skhoon-tos)
Definition: not to be put to shame
Usage: having no cause to be ashamed.
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422 anepaísxyntos (from 1 /A "not" and 1870/epaisxynomai, "ashamed") – properly, not ashamed, because having discharged needed responsibility which appropriately accomplishes what God assigns (note the prefix, epi).

422/anepaisxyntos ("not disgraced"), used only in 2 Tim 2:15, refers to the (positive) result of being a good interpreter of Scripture.

[422 (anepaísxyntos) is a rare word and "very seldom occurs in the ancient world. It does not appear in classical Greek at all" (CBL).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and epaischunomai
not to be put to shame
NASB Translation
does not need to be ashamed (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 422: ἀνεπαίσχυντος

ἀνεπαίσχυντος, ἀνεπαίσχυντον (alpha privative and ἐπαισχύνω) (Vulg.inconfusibilis), hating no cause to be ashamed: 2 Timothy 2:15. ((Josephus, Antiquities 18, 7, 1); unused in Greek writings (Winer's Grammar, 236 (221)).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
unashamed, that needeth not to be ashamed.

From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of a compound of epi and aischunomai; not ashamed, i.e. Irreprehensible: --that needeth not to be ashamed.

see GREEK a

see GREEK epi

see GREEK aischunomai

Forms and Transliterations
ανεπαισχυντον ανεπαίσχυντον ἀνεπαίσχυντον anepaischunton anepaischynton anepaíschynton
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Timothy 2:15 Adj-AMS
GRK: θεῷ ἐργάτην ἀνεπαίσχυντον ὀρθοτομοῦντα τὸν
NAS: as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling
KJV: a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing
INT: to God a workman not ashamed straightly cutting the

Strong's Greek 422
1 Occurrence

ἀνεπαίσχυντον — 1 Occ.

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