249. alogos
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alogos: without reason
Original Word: ἄλογος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: alogos
Phonetic Spelling: (al'-og-os)
Short Definition: unreasonable, senseless
Definition: without reason, irrational; contrary to reason, absurd.

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249 álogos (from 1 /A "not" and 3056 /lógos, "reason") – properly, counter to reason; "unreasonable" – literally, "non-reason, no-logic."

249 /álogos ("unreasonable") refers to irrational behavior (thinking) from God's point of view, i.e. what is completely against divine reason. 249 (álogos) means "acting like a brute beast" (see Jude 10), i.e. utterly unreasonable (absurd).

[249 (álogos) describes behavior that lacks sound moral (spiritual) reasoning.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and logos
without reason
NASB Translation
absurd (1), unreasoning (2).

STRONGS NT 249: ἄλογος

ἄλογος, (λόγος, reason);

1. destitute of reason, brute: ζῷα, brute animals, Jude 1:10; 2 Peter 2:12 (Wis. 11:16; Xenophon, Hier. 7, 3, others).

2. contrary to reason, absurd: Acts 25:27 (Xenophon, Ages. 11, 1; Thucydides 6, 85; often in Plato, Isocrates, others).

brute, unreasonable.

From a (as a negative particle) and logos; irrational -- brute, unreasonable.

see GREEK a

see GREEK logos

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