ἰδιώτης in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) a private person as opposed to a magistrate, ruler, king
2) a common soldier, as opposed to a military officer
3) a writer of prose as opposed to a poet
4) in the NT, an unlearned, illiterate, man as opposed to the learned and educated: one who is unskilled in any art
Part of Speech: noun masculine
Citing in TDNT: 3:215, 348

Strong

G2399
From G2398; a private person, that is, (by implication) an ignoramus (compare "idiot"): - ignorant, rude, unlearned.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
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Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ἰδιῶταιnoun: nominative plural masculine2
ἰδιώτηςnoun: nominative singular masculine2
ἰδιώτουnoun: genitive singular masculine1
Total5

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