Aug
2017

The Greek word “dolos”

Limited to Mt. 26:4Mt. 26:4
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4 and they took counsel together that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.

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; Mk. 7:22; 14:1Mk. 7:22; 14:1
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22 covetings, wickednesses, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, railing, pride, foolishness: 14 1 Now after two days was the feast of the passover and the unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him with subtlety, and kill him:

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; Jn. 1:47Jn. 1:47
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47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

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; Acts 13:10Acts 13:10
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10 and said, O full of all guile and all villany, thou son of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

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; Rom. 1:29Rom. 1:29
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29 being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

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; 2 Cor. 12:162 Cor. 12:16
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16 But be it so, I did not myself burden you; but, being crafty, I caught you with guile.

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; 1 Thess. 2:3; 11 Thess. 2:3; 1
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3 For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians 1 1 Paul, and Silvanus, and Timothy, unto the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. 2 We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers; 3 remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father; 4 knowing, brethren beloved of God, your election, 5 how that our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what manner of men we showed ourselves toward you for your sake. 6 And ye became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit; 7 so that ye became an ensample to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia. 8 For from you hath sounded forth the word of the Lord, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place your faith to God-ward is gone forth; so that we need not to speak anything. 9 For they themselves report concerning us what manner of entering in we had unto you; and how ye turned unto God from idols, to serve a living and true God, 10 and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who delivereth us from the wrath to come.

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Pet. 2:1, 22; 3:10; Rev. 14:5Rev. 14:5
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5 And in their mouth was found no lie: they are without blemish.

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, the Greek noun “dolos” meant “deceit,” “treachery,” “fraud,” “craftiness.”  This term is used to describe the plotting of Jesus’ death (Mt. 26:4Mt. 26:4
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4 and they took counsel together that they might take Jesus by subtlety, and kill him.

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; Mk. 14:1Mk. 14:1
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14 1 Now after two days was the feast of the passover and the unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him with subtlety, and kill him:

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).  In verses like Mk. 7:22Mk. 7:22
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22 covetings, wickednesses, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, railing, pride, foolishness:

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; Rom. 1:29Rom. 1:29
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29 being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

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; 1 Pet. 2:11 Pet. 2:1
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2 1 Putting away therefore all wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,

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, it describes extreme wickedness.