423. anepilémptos
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anepilémptos: without reproach
Original Word: ἀνεπίληπτος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: anepilémptos
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ep-eel'-ape-tos)
Short Definition: irreproachable
Definition: irreproachable, never caught doing wrong.

HELPS word-Studies

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 Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and epilambanomai
without reproach
NASB Translation
above reproach (2), reproach (1), without* (1).

STRONGS NT 423: ἀνεπίληπτος

ἀνεπίληπτος (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 and) Thucydides down.)

blameless, unrebukeable.

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

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