449. aniptos
Strong's Concordance
aniptos: unwashed
Original Word: ἄνιπτος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: aniptos
Phonetic Spelling: (an'-ip-tos)
Definition: unwashed
Usage: unwashed, ceremonially unclean.
HELPS Word-studies

449 ániptos (from 1 /A "not" and 3538 /níptō, "wash") – properly, not washed; (figuratively) unclean in the ceremonial (religious) sense.

What made something ceremonially "unclean"?

This issue in Judaism was unfortunately defined by confused rabbis rather than Scripture. Accordingly, Jesus had to exposed it for the oppressive, fruitless legalism that it was.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and niptó
NASB Translation
unwashed (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 449: ἄνιπτος

ἄνιπτος, ὄν (νίπτω to wash), unwashed: Matthew 15:20; Mark 7:2, and R L marginal reading in 5. (Homer, Iliad 6, 266, etc.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of nipto; without ablution -- unwashen.

see GREEK a

see GREEK nipto

Forms and Transliterations
ανιπτοις ανίπτοις ἀνίπτοις aniptois aníptois
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 15:20 Adj-DMP
GRK: τὸ δὲ ἀνίπτοις χερσὶν φαγεῖν
NAS: but to eat with unwashed hands
KJV: to eat with unwashen hands
INT: moreover with unwashed hands eating

Mark 7:2 Adj-DMP
GRK: τοῦτ' ἔστιν ἀνίπτοις ἐσθίουσιν τοὺς
NAS: with impure hands, that is, unwashed.
KJV: that is to say, with unwashen, hands,
INT: that is unwashed eating the

Strong's Greek 449
2 Occurrences

ἀνίπτοις — 2 Occ.

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