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ἄλογος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἄλογος, ον
Greek transliteration: 
alogos
Simplified transliteration: 
alogos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
249
GK Number: 
263
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-3a
Gloss: 
unreasonable, without reason, brutish and living by instinct
Definition: 
without speech, or reason, irrational, brute, 2 Pet. 2:12; Jude 10; unreasonable, absurd, Acts 25:27*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 25:27 For it seems unreasonable (alogon | ἄλογον | nom sg neut) to me, in sending a prisoner, not to report the charges against him.”
2 Peter 2:12 But these people, like irrational (aloga | ἄλογα | nom pl neut) animals, born creatures of instinct to be captured and destroyed, are ignorant of those whom they slander, and in their destruction will themselves also be destroyed,
Jude 1:10 But these people blaspheme whatever they do not understand, and what they do understand by instinct as irrational (aloga | ἄλογα | nom pl neut) beasts, by these they are being destroyed.