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ἄνομος, ον
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without law, transgressing law (by not regarding it); as a noun this can mean a Gentile (without God's covenant law); Paul uses the definite article to speak of the lawless one (1Th. 2:8), often considered a title of the antichrist
lawless, without law, not subject to law, 1 Cor. 9:21; lawless, violating law, wicked, impious, Acts 2:23; a transgressor, Mk. 15:28; Lk. 22:37

Greek-English Concordance for ἄνομος

Luke 22:37 For I tell you that there must be fulfilled in me what stands written: ‘And he was numbered with the lawless.’ (anomōn | ἀνόμων | gen pl masc) And indeed, that which concerns me has its fulfillment.”
Acts 2:23 this Jesus, delivered up according to the determined purpose and foreknowledge of God, you, at the hands of those outside (anomōn | ἀνόμων | gen pl masc) the law, executed by nailing him to a cross;
1 Corinthians 9:21 To those outside (anomois | ἀνόμοις | dat pl masc) the law I became as one outside the law (anomos | ἄνομος | nom sg masc) (though I am not free from the law (anomos | ἄνομος | nom sg masc) of God but subject to the law of Christ) that I might win those outside the law (anomous | ἀνόμους | acc pl masc).
2 Thessalonians 2:8 And then the lawless (anomos | ἄνομος | nom sg masc) one (anomos | ἄνομος | nom sg masc) will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will destroy with the breath of his mouth, and bring to an end with the splendor of his coming.
1 Timothy 1:9 knowing this, that for righteous person law is not valid for a righteous person but for the lawless (anomois | ἀνόμοις | dat pl masc) but and rebellious, irreligious and sinners, unholy and profane, those who beat their fathers and mothers, murderers,
2 Peter 2:8 (for while that righteous man was living among them day after day, he was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless (anomois | ἀνόμοις | dat pl neut) deeds that he saw and heard);