apaté: deceitOriginal Word: ἀπάτη, ης, ἡPart of Speech:
deceit, deception, deceitfulness, delusion.
Cognate: 539 apátē – a false impression, made to deceive or cheat – i.e. deceit motivated by guile and treachery (trickery, fraud). See 538 (apataō).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain originDefinition
deceit (1), deceitfulness (3), deception (2), deceptions (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 539: ἀπάτηἀπάτη
down), deceit, deceitfulness
: Colossians 2:8
; τοῦ πλούτου
, Matthew 13:22
; Mark 4:19
; τῆς ἀδικίας
, 2 Thessalonians 2:10
; τῆς ἁμαρτίας
, Hebrews 3:13
; αἱ ἐπιθυμίαι τῆς ἀπάτης
the lusts excited by deceit, i. e. by deceitful influences seducing to sin, Ephesians 4:22
(others, 'deceitful lusts'; but cf. Meyer at the passage). Plural, ἀπαται
: 2 Peter 2:13
(where L Tr
marginal reading ἐν ἀγάπαις
), by a paragram (or verbal play) applied to the agapae or love-feasts (cf. ἀγάπη
, 2), because these were transformed by base men into seductive revels.<1>
From apatao; delusion -- deceit(-ful, -fulness), deceivableness(-ving).
see GREEK apatao