Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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ψεῦδος, -ους, τό
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lie, falsehood, deception

, Jn. 8:44; Eph. 4:25; 2 Thess. 2:9, 11; 1 Jn. 2:21, 27; in NT religious falsehood, perversion of religious truth, false religion, Rom. 1:25; the practices of false religion, Rev. 14:15; 21:27; 22:15*

Greek-English Concordance for ψεῦδος

John 8:44 You belong to your father the devil, and your will is to carry out the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and never did stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he is giving expression to his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
Romans 1:25 They exchanged the truth of God for a lie (pseudei | ψεύδει | dat sg neut) and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
Ephesians 4:25 Therefore put off falsehood (pseudos | ψεῦδος | acc sg neut) and let each one speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.
2 Thessalonians 2:9 The coming of the lawless one will be according to the activity of Satan, with all kinds of false (pseudous | ψεύδους | gen sg neut) miracles, signs, and wonders,
2 Thessalonians 2:11 For this reason God will send them an active delusion leading them to believe the lie (pseudei | ψεύδει | dat sg neut),
1 John 2:21 I write to you, not because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it and because no lie (pseudos | ψεῦδος | nom sg neut) comes from the truth.
1 John 2:27 But the anointing you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and not a lie (pseudos | ψεῦδος | nom sg neut), just as it has taught you, abide in him.
Revelation 14:5 and in their mouth no lie (pseudos | ψεῦδος | nom sg neut) was found; they are blameless.
Revelation 21:27 But nothing that is unclean — no one who practices idolatry or falsehood (pseudos | ψεῦδος | acc sg neut) — will ever enter it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.
Revelation 22:15 Outside are the dogs, those who practice the occult, the sexually immoral, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood (pseudos | ψεῦδος | acc sg neut).