572. haplotés
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haplotés: singleness, hence simplicity
Original Word: ἁπλότης, τητος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: haplotés
Phonetic Spelling: (hap-lot'-ace)
Short Definition: simplicity, sincerity, purity
Definition: simplicity, sincerity, purity, graciousness.

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572 haplótēs (from 1 /A "not" and from pel-, "fold," cf. DNTT, 3, 572) – properly, "singleness, without folds, like a piece of cloth unfolded" (WP, 1, 56), i.e. not compounded or over-complicated (needlessly complex); "single-threaded" (versus "multi-threaded"); "without folds, simplex" (J. Thayer), used of "unworldly simplicity" (as in the papyri, MM).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from haplous
singleness, hence simplicity
NASB Translation
liberality (4), simplicity (1), sincerity (2).

STRONGS NT 572: ἁπλότης

ἁπλότης, ἁπλητος, , singleness, simplicity, sincerity, mental honesty; the virtue of one who is free from pretence and dissimulation (so in Greek writings from Xenophon, Cyril 1, 4, 3; Hell. 6, 1, 18 down): ἐν ἁπλότητι (L T Tr WH ἁγιοτητι) καί εἰλικρίνεια θεοῦ i. e. infused by God through the Spirit (Winer's Grammar, § 36, 3 b.), 2 Corinthians 1:12; ἐν ἁπλότητι τῆς καρδίας (לֵבָב יֹשֶׁר, 1 Chronicles 29:17), Colossians 3:22; Ephesians 6:5 (Wis. 1:1); εἰς Χριστόν, sincerity of mind toward Christ, i. e. single-hearted faith in Christ, as opposed to false wisdom in matters pertaining to Christianity, 2 Corinthians 11:3; ἐν ἁπλότητι in simplicity, i. e. without self-seeking, Romans 12:8. openness of heart manifesting itself by benefactions, liberality, (Josephus, Antiquities 7, 13, 4; but in opposition see Fritzsche on Romans, vol. iii., 62f): 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Corinthians 9:11, 13 (τῆς κοινωνίας, manifested by fellowship). Cf. Kling under the word 'Einfalt' in Herzog iii., p. 723f.

bountifulness, simplicity, singleness.

From haplous; singleness, i.e. (subjectively) sincerity (without dissimulation or self-seeking), or (objectively) generosity (copious bestowal) -- bountifulness, liberal(-ity), simplicity, singleness.

see GREEK haplous

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