apeitheia: disobedienceOriginal Word: ἀπείθεια, ας, ἡPart of Speech:
willful unbelief, obstinacy, disobedienceDefinition:
willful unbelief, obstinacy, disobedience.
543 apeítheia(from 1 /A "not" and 3982 /peíthō, "persuaded") – properly, someone not persuaded, referring to their willful unbelief, i.e. the refusal to be convinced by God's voice. This is the core-meaning of the entire word-family: 543 (apeítheia), 544 (apeithéō), 545 (apeithḗs). All these cognates focus on man's decision to reject God's offers of faith, i.e. refusal to be persuaded in their heart concerning obeying His will (Word).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 543: ἀπείθειαἀπείθεια
, except in Heb. as below (see Iota)), ἀπειθας
and in the N. T. particularly obstinate opposition to the divine will
: Romans 11:30, 32
; Hebrews 4:6, 11
; υἱοί τῆς ἀπειθείας
, those who are animated by this obstinacy (see υἱός
, 2), used of the Gentiles: Ephesians 2:2
; Ephesians 5:6
; Colossians 3:6
(R G L
, mem. 3, 5, 5; Plutarch
From apeithes; disbelief (obstinate and rebellious) -- disobedience, unbelief.
see GREEK apeithes