aperitmétos: uncircumcisedOriginal Word: ἀπερίτμητος, ονPart of Speech:
564 aperítmētos (from 1 /A "without" and 4059 /peritémnō, "circumcise") – properly, "not cut around," referring to an uncircumcised male organ. 564 /aperítmētos ("uncircumcised") signifies "alienated from God" (rebelliously opposed to Him).
564 (aperítmētos), only used at Ac 7:51, figuratively refers to the unsaved – i.e. people standing outside (disobedient to) God's covenant.
[564 (aperítmētos) literally refers to an uncircumcised foreskin, which stands for "being outside of God's covenant" – i.e. without the promise of His salvation.]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
(as a neg. prefix) and peritemnóDefinition
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 564: ἀπερίτμητοςἀπερίτμητος
; metaphorically, ἀπερίτμητοι τῇ καρδία
; Ezekiel 44:7
) καί τοῖς ὠσί
) whose heart and ears are covered, i. e. whose soul and senses are closed to divine admonitions, obdurate, Acts 7:51
. (Often in the Sept.
; 1 Macc. 1:48 1 Macc. 2:46; (Philo
de migr. Abr. § 39); Plutarch
, am. prol. 3.)<1>
From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of peritemno; uncircumcised (figuratively) -- uncircumcised.
see GREEK a
see GREEK peritemno