Bill Mounce

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-, ἠπείθησα, -, -, -
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to disobey, be disobedient
to be uncompliant; to refuse belief, disbelieve, Jn. 3:36; to refuse belief and obedience, Rom. 10:21; 1 Pet. 3:20; to refuse conformity, Rom. 2:8

Greek-English Concordance for ἀπειθέω

John 3:36 The one who believes in the Son has eternal life; but the one who disobeys (apeithōn | ἀπειθῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.
Acts 14:2 But the Jews who did not believe (apeithēsantes | ἀπειθήσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) stirred up and embittered the minds of the Gentiles against their brothers.
Acts 19:9 But when some became stubborn and refused (ēpeithoun | ἠπείθουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) to believe, speaking evil of the Way before the congregation, he withdrew from them, taking the disciples with him, and continued daily to discourse in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.
Romans 2:8 but to those who are self-seeking and do not obey (apeithousi | ἀπειθοῦσι | pres act ptcp dat pl masc) the truth but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.
Romans 10:21 But concerning Israel he says, “All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient (apeithounta | ἀπειθοῦντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) and argumentative people.”
Romans 11:30 just as you were (ēpeithēsate | ἠπειθήσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) at one time disobedient (ēpeithēsate | ἠπειθήσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) to God but now have received mercy because of their disobedience,
Romans 11:31 so they at the present time have been disobedient (ēpeithēsan | ἠπείθησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) in order that by the mercy shown to you they also may now receive mercy.
Romans 15:31 that I may be delivered from those in Judea who refuse to believe (apeithountōn | ἀπειθούντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc), and that my service to Jerusalem may prove truly acceptable to the saints,
Hebrews 3:18 And to whom did he swear that they would not enter his rest, except those who had refused to obey (apeithēsasin | ἀπειθήσασιν | aor act ptcp dat pl masc)?
Hebrews 11:31 By faith Rahab the prostitute did not perish with the unbelievers (apeithēsasin | ἀπειθήσασιν | aor act ptcp dat pl masc), because she had received the spies with peace.
1 Peter 2:8 and, “A stone that makes people stumble and a rock that makes them fall.” They stumble, as they were destined to do, since (apeithountes | ἀπειθοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) they (apeithountes | ἀπειθοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) do (apeithountes | ἀπειθοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) not (apeithountes | ἀπειθοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) obey (apeithountes | ἀπειθοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) the word.
1 Peter 3:1 wives should be subject to their own husbands, so that even if some of them refuse to believe (apeithousin | ἀπειθοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives
1 Peter 3:20 who once were disobedient (apeithēsasin | ἀπειθήσασιν | aor act ptcp dat pl masc) when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was being built, in which a few, that is eight souls, were brought safely through water.
1 Peter 4:17 Because the time has come to begin judgment with the house of God, and if first with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey (apeithountōn | ἀπειθούντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) the gospel of God?