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The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 139 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
airesißfrom (138)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hah'-ee-res-is Noun Feminine
  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
1 Corinthians1
2 Peter1

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.

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