Hairesis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   139  
Original WordWord Origin
airesißfrom (138)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Hairesis1:180,27
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hah'-ee-res-is   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. act of taking, capture: e.g. storming a city
  2. choosing, choice
  3. that which is chosen
  4. a body of men following their own tenets (sect or party)
    1. of the Sadducees
    2. of the Pharisees
    3. of the Christians
  5. dissensions arising from diversity of opinions and aims
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 9
factions 2, heresies 1, sect 6
 
NAS Verse Count
Acts6
1 Corinthians1
Galatians1
2 Peter1


Total9
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Hairesis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.