agenés: unborn, of no family, ignobleOriginal Word: ἀγενής, έςPart of Speech:
without family, ignobleDefinition:
lit: without family, hence: ignoble, base.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
(as a neg. prefix) and genosDefinition
unborn, of no family, ignobleNASB Translation
base things (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 36: ἀγενήςἀγενής
), opposed to εὐγενής
, of no family,
a man of base birth, a man of no name or reputation; often used by secular writers, also in the secondary sense ignoble, cowardly, mean, base
. In the N. T. only in 1 Corinthians 1:28
, τά ἀγενῆ τοῦ κόσμου
i. e. those who among men are held of no account; on the use of a neuter adjective in reference to persons, see Winer
s Grammar, 178 (167); (Buttmann
, 122 (107)).<1>
From a (as negative particle) and genos; properly, without kin, i.e. (of unknown descent, and by implication) ignoble -- base things.
see GREEK a
see GREEK genos