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ἀκέραιος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀκέραιος, ον
Greek transliteration: 
akeraios
Simplified transliteration: 
akeraios
Numbers
Strong's number: 
185
GK Number: 
193
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-3a
Gloss: 
innocent, pure, not mixed with evil
Definition: 
pr. unmixed: hence, without mixture of vice or deceit, sincere, blameless, Mt. 10:16; Rom. 16:19; Phil. 2:15*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 10:16 “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent (akeraioi | ἀκέραιοι | nom pl masc) as doves.
Romans 16:19 Your obedience is known to all and thus I am rejoicing over you. But I want you to be wise as to what is good, and innocent (akeraious | ἀκεραίους | acc pl masc) as to what is evil.
Philippians 2:15 so that you may be blameless and innocent (akeraioi | ἀκέραιοι | nom pl masc), children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the universe,