hagnos: free from ceremonial defilement, holy, sacredOriginal Word: ἁγνός, ή, όνPart of Speech:
(originally, in a condition prepared for worship), pure (either ethically, or ritually, ceremonially), chaste.
53 hagnós (an adjective, which may be cognate with 40 /hágios, "holy," so TDNT, 1, 122) – properly, pure (to the core); virginal (chaste, unadultered); pure inside and out; holy because uncontaminated (undefiled from sin), i.e. without spoilation even within (even down to the center of one's being); not mixed with guilt or anything condemnable.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the same as hagiosDefinition
free from ceremonial defilement, holy, sacredNASB Translation
chaste (1), free from sin (1), innocent (1), pure (5).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 53: ἁγνόςἁγνός
, see ἅγιος
1. exciting reverence, venerable, sacred: πῦρ καί ἡ σποδός, 2 Macc. 13:8; Euripides, El. 812.
2. pure (Euripides, Or. 1604 ἁγνός γάρ εἰμί χεῖρας, ἀλλ' οὐ τάς φρένας, Hipp. 316f, ἁγνάς ... μίασμα);
a. pure from carnality, chaste, modest: Titus 2:5; παρθένος an unsullied virgin, 2 Corinthians 11:2 (4 Macc. 18:7).
b. pure from every fault, immaculate: 2 Corinthians 7:11; Philippians 4:8; 1 Timothy 5:22; 1 Peter 3:2; 1 John 3:3 (of God (yet cf. ἐκεῖνος 1 b.)); James 3:17. (From Homer down.) (Cf. references under the word ἅγιος, at the end; Westc. on 1 John 3:3.)<1>
chaste, clean, pure.
From the same as hagios; properly, clean, i.e. (figuratively) innocent, modest, perfect -- chaste, clean, pure.
see GREEK hagios