765. asebés
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asebés: ungodly, impious
Original Word: ἀσεβής, ές
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: asebés
Phonetic Spelling: (as-eb-ace')
Short Definition: impious, ungodly, wicked
Definition: impious, ungodly, wicked.

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765 asebḗs (an adjective which is the negation of 4576 /sébomai, "to respect") – properly, lack of reverence ("without due respect"), i.e. failing to honor what is sacred – especially in the outward (ceremonial) sense.

[765 (asebḗs) is the antonym (opposite) of 4576 /sébomai ("respecting what is holy").]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and sebó
ungodly, impious
NASB Translation
godless man (1), ungodly (6), ungodly persons (1).

STRONGS NT 765: ἀσεβής

ἀσεβής, ἐς (σέβω to reverence); from Aeschylus and Thucydides down, the Sept. for רָשָׁע ; destitute of reverential awe toward God, contemning God, impious: Romans 4:5; Romans 5:6; 1 Timothy 1:9 (joined here with ἁμαρτωλός, as in 1 Peter 4:18); 2 Peter 2:5; 2 Peter 3:7; Jude 1:4, 15.

ungodly man.

From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of sebomai; irreverent, i.e. (by extension) impious or wicked -- ungodly (man).

see GREEK a

see GREEK sebomai

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