Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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-, ἔλαθον, -, -, -
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to keep secret, escape notice, be hidden
to be unnoticed; to escape the knowledge, or observation of a person, Acts 26:26; 2 Pet. 3:5, 8; absol. to be concealed or hidden, escape detection, Mk. 7:24; Lk. 8:47; with a participle of another verb, to be unconscious of an action while being the subject or object of it, Heb. 13:2*

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Mark 7:24 From there Jesus arose and went to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and wanted no one to know about it, yet he was not able to escape attention (lathein | λαθεῖν | aor act inf ).
Luke 8:47 Seeing that she (elathen | ἔλαθεν | aor act ind 3 sg) had (elathen | ἔλαθεν | aor act ind 3 sg) not escaped (elathen | ἔλαθεν | aor act ind 3 sg) notice (elathen | ἔλαθεν | aor act ind 3 sg), the woman stepped forward, trembling, and fell down before him. She declared in the presence of all the people why she had touched him and how she had been healed at once.
Acts 26:26 For the king knows about these matters, and to him I am speaking boldly, for I am persuaded that none of these things has (lanthanein | λανθάνειν | pres act inf ) escaped (lanthanein | λανθάνειν | pres act inf ) his notice (lanthanein | λανθάνειν | pres act inf ), for this was not done in a corner.
Hebrews 13:2 Do not neglect hospitality to strangers, for by this means some have entertained (elathon | ἔλαθον | aor act ind 3 pl) angels without knowing it.
2 Peter 3:5 For in maintaining this, they overlook the fact (lanthanei | λανθάνει | pres act ind 3 sg) that by the word of God heavens existed long ago and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water.
2 Peter 3:8 But do (lanthanetō | λανθανέτω | pres act imperative 3 sg) not let (lanthanetō | λανθανέτω | pres act imperative 3 sg) this one thing escape (lanthanetō | λανθανέτω | pres act imperative 3 sg) your notice (lanthanetō | λανθανέτω | pres act imperative 3 sg), dear friends, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years and a thousand years are as a single day.