139: αἵρεσις

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G139 αἵρεσις, εως, ἡ

Transliteration: haíresis

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: a self-chosen opinion, a religious or philosophical sect, discord or contention.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G139 αἵρεσις

Transliteration: haíresis

Derivation: from G138;

Definition: properly, a choice, i.e. (specially) a party or (abstractly) disunion

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

αἵρεσις

G139 

Occurrences in the NT: 9

αἵρεσις, -εως, ἡ
(< αἱρέω, -ομαι), [in LXX for נְדָבָה,]
1. capture.
2. choosing, choice (v. MM, VGT, s.v.).
3. that which is chosen, hence, opinion; esp. a peculiar opinion, heresy: I Co 11:19, Ga 5:20, II Pe 2:1, R, txt.
4. In late writers (MM, VGT), of a set of persons professing particular principles or opinions, a school, sect, party, faction: Ac 5:17 15:5 24:5, 14 26:5 28:22, I Co 11:19, Ga 5:20, II Pe 2:1, R, mg. (Cremer, 614).†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition