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Forms of the word
ὑπόκρισις, εως, ἡ
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hypocrisy (an extension of an actor in a play, not found in the NT), implying arrogance and hardness of heart, utterly devoid of sincerity and genuineness
a response, answer; an over-acting personification, acting; hypocrisy, simulation, Mt. 23:28; Mk. 12:15; Lk. 12:1; Gal. 2:13; 1 Tim. 4:2; 1 Pet. 2:1*

Greek-English Concordance for ὑπόκρισις

Matthew 23:28 So you also outwardly appear to others as righteous but within you are full of hypocrisy (hypokriseōs | ὑποκρίσεως | gen sg fem) and lawlessness.
Mark 12:15 But knowing their hypocrisy (hypokrisin | ὑπόκρισιν | acc sg fem), he said to them, “Why do you test me? Bring me a denarius and let me look at it.”
Luke 12:1 In the meantime, when many thousands of the crowd had gathered so that they were trampling one another, Jesus began to say (to his disciples first), “Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy (hypokrisis | ὑπόκρισις | nom sg fem).
Galatians 2:13 And the rest of the Jews joined him in playing the hypocrite, so that even Barnabas was led astray by their hypocrisy (hypokrisei | ὑποκρίσει | dat sg fem).
1 Timothy 4:2 by the hypocrisy (hypokrisei | ὑποκρίσει | dat sg fem) of liars whose own consciences have been seared,
1 Peter 2:1 Therefore, having put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy (hypokriseis | ὑποκρίσεις | acc pl fem) and envy and slander of every kind,