Mar
2013

The Greek word anomos

Found in Mk. 15:28Mk. 15:28
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28 [And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was reckoned with transgressors.]

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; Lk. 22:37Lk. 22:37
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37 For I say unto you, that this which is written must be fulfilled in me, And he was reckoned with transgressors: for that which concerneth me hath fulfilment.

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; Acts 2:23Acts 2:23
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23 him, being delivered up by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye by the hand of lawless men did crucify and slay:

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; 1 Cor. 9:211 Cor. 9:21
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21 to them that are without law, as without law, not being without law to God, but under law to Christ, that I might gain them that are without law.

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; 2 Thess. 2:8; 12 Thess. 2:8; 1
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8 And then shall be revealed the lawless one, whom the Lord Jesus shall slay with the breath of his mouth, and bring to nought by the manifestation of his coming; The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians 1 1 Paul, and Silvanus, and Timothy, unto the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ; 2 Grace to you and peace from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 We are bound to give thanks to God always to you, brethren, even as it is meet, for that your faith growth exceedingly, and the love of each one of you all toward one another aboundeth; 4 so that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which ye endure; 5  which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God; to the end that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer: 6 if so be that it is a righteous thing with God to recompense affliction to them that afflict you, 7 and to you that are afflicted rest with us, at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with the angels of his power in flaming fire, 8 rendering vengeance to them that know not God, and to them that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus: 9 who shall suffer punishment, even eternal destruction from the face of the Lord and from the glory of his might, 10 when he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be marvelled at in all them that believed in that day. 11 To which end we also pray always for you, that our God may count you worthy of your calling, and fulfil every desire of goodness and every work of faith, with power; 12 that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and ye in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Tim. 1:9; 2 Pet. 2:82 Pet. 2:8
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8 (for that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their lawless deeds):

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, the Greek adjective “anomos” meant “transgressor” (criminal), “lawless,” “without law,” and “unlawful.”

Jesus was numbered with “transgressors” (Mk. 15:2Mk. 15:2
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2 And Pilate asked him, Art thou the King of the Jews? And he answering saith unto him, Thou sayest.

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; Lk. 22:37Lk. 22:37
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37 For I say unto you, that this which is written must be fulfilled in me, And he was reckoned with transgressors: for that which concerneth me hath fulfilment.

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).  It was “wicked” hands that put the Lord to death (Acts 2:23Acts 2:23
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23 him, being delivered up by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye by the hand of lawless men did crucify and slay:

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).  Thayer (p. 48) said this adjective means “departing from the law, a violator of the law, lawless, wicked” in Acts 2:23Acts 2:23
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23 him, being delivered up by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye by the hand of lawless men did crucify and slay:

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and “destitute of (the Mosaic) law” in 1 Cor. 9:211 Cor. 9:21
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21 to them that are without law, as without law, not being without law to God, but under law to Christ, that I might gain them that are without law.

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.  A good definition for this word in 2 Thess. 2:82 Thess. 2:8
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8 And then shall be revealed the lawless one, whom the Lord Jesus shall slay with the breath of his mouth, and bring to nought by the manifestation of his coming;

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is “the lawless one” (BAGD, p. 72).