anepilémptos: without reproachOriginal Word: ἀνεπίληπτος, ονPart of Speech:
irreproachable, never caught doing wrong.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
(as a neg. prefix) and epilambanomaiDefinition
without reproachNASB Translation
above reproach (2), reproach (1), without* (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 423: ἀνεπίληπτοςἀνεπίληπτος
(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
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