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ἄγναφος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἄγναφος, ον
Greek transliteration: 
agnaphos
Simplified transliteration: 
agnaphos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
46
GK Number: 
47
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-3a
Gloss: 
unshrunk, new cloth that has not been laundered
Definition: 
unshrunken; new, Mt. 9:16; Mk. 2:21*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 9:16 No one sews a piece of unshrunk (agnaphou | ἀγνάφου | gen sg neut) cloth on an old garment, because the patch will pull away from the garment, and the tear will be worse.
Mark 2:21 “No one sews a piece of unshrunk (agnaphou | ἀγνάφου | gen sg neut) cloth unshrunk (agnaphou | ἀγνάφου | gen sg neut) sews on an old garment. old If he does, the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and the worse. tear becomes worse.