423. anepilémptos
Strong's Concordance
anepilémptos: without reproach
Original Word: ἀνεπίληπτος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: anepilémptos
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ep-eel'-ape-tos)
Definition: without reproach
Usage: irreproachable, never caught doing wrong.
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423 anepílēptos (from 1 /A "not" and 1949 /epilambánomai, "apprehend") – properly, not apprehended (found wrong) when censured or attacked, i.e. without blame in light of the whole picture. Here the person (accuser) trying to seize someone's character by unjustified censure is shown to be groundless, i.e. when the matter is understood in its full context.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and epilambanomai
Definition
without reproach
NASB Translation
above reproach (2), reproach (1), without* (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 423: ἀνεπίληπτος

ἀνεπίληπτος (L T Tr WH ἀνεπίλημπτος; see Mu, ἀνεπίληπτον (alpha privative and ἐπιλαμβάνω), properly, not apprehended, that cannot be laid hold of; hence, that cannot be reprehended, not open to censure, irreproachable (Tittmann i., p. 31; Trench, § ciii.): 1 Timothy 3:2; 1 Timothy 5:7; 1 Timothy 6:14. (Frequent in Greek writings from (Euripides and) Thucydides down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
blameless, unrebukeable.

From a (as a negative particle) and a derivative of epilambanomai; not arrested, i.e. (by implication) inculpable -- blameless, unrebukeable.

see GREEK a

see GREEK epilambanomai

Forms and Transliterations
ανεπιλημπτοι ἀνεπίλημπτοι ανεπιλημπτον ἀνεπίλημπτον ανεπίληπτοι ανεπίληπτον anepilemptoi anepilēmptoi anepílemptoi anepílēmptoi anepilempton anepilēmpton anepílempton anepílēmpton
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Timothy 3:2 Adj-AMS
GRK: τὸν ἐπίσκοπον ἀνεπίλημπτον εἶναι μιᾶς
NAS: must be above reproach, the husband
KJV: must be blameless, the husband of one
INT: the overseer blameless to be of one

1 Timothy 5:7 Adj-NMP
GRK: παράγγελλε ἵνα ἀνεπίλημπτοι ὦσιν
NAS: so that they may be above reproach.
KJV: that they may be blameless.
INT: command that blameless they might be

1 Timothy 6:14 Adj-AFS
GRK: ἐντολὴν ἄσπιλον ἀνεπίλημπτον μέχρι τῆς
KJV: without spot, unrebukeable, until
INT: commandment spotless blameless until the

Strong's Greek 423
3 Occurrences


ἀνεπίλημπτοι — 1 Occ.
ἀνεπίλημπτον — 2 Occ.











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