185. akeraios
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akeraios: unmixed, pure
Original Word: ἀκέραιος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: akeraios
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-er'-ah-yos)
Short Definition: simple, unsophisticated, innocent
Definition: (lit: unmixed) simple, unsophisticated, sincere, blameless.

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185 akéraios (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "not" and 2767 /keránnymi, "mingled") – properly, not mixed (mingled); not a destructive mixture because not tainted by sinful motives (ambitions); pure (unmingled).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and kerannumi
unmixed, pure
NASB Translation
innocent (3).

STRONGS NT 185: ἀκέραιος

ἀκέραιος, (κεράννυμι);

a. unmixed, pure, as wine, metals,

b. of the mind, without admixture of evil, free from guile, innocent, simple: Matthew 10:16; Romans 16:19; Philippians 2:15; (and frequent in secular writings). (Cf. Ellicott on Philippians, the passage cited; Trench, § lvi.; Tittmann 1:27f.)

pure, innocent

From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of kerannumi; unmixed, i.e. (figuratively) innocent -- harmless, simple.

see GREEK a

see GREEK kerannumi

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