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Strong’s number: G5273
Greek Lexical Dictionary: Strong’s #5273 – ὑποκριτής
Greek Word: ὑποκριτής, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-ok-ree-tace’)
Quick Definition: one who answers, an actor, a hypocrite
Usage: was commonly used of actors on the Greek stage.
NASB Translation: hypocrite (2), hypocrites (16).
New Testament usage
Mat 6:2; Mat 6:5; Mat 6:16; Mat 7:5; Mat 15:7; Mat 22:18; Mat 23:13; Mat 23:14; Mat 23:15; Mat 23:23; Mat 23:25; Mat 23:27; Mat 23:29; Mat 24:51; Mar 7:6; Luk 6:42; Luk 12:56; Luk 13:15.
Septuagint: Job 34:30; Job 36:13.
Englishman’s Concordance: ὑποκριτής (hupokrités)
Thayer’s G5273: one who answers, an interpreter; an actor, stage player; a dissembler, pretender, hypocrite
Strong’s G5273: an actor under an assumed character (stage player), that is, (figuratively) a dissembler (“hypocrite”): – hypocrite.
Mounce G5273: hypocrite (an extension of an actor in a play, not found in the NT), implying arrogance and hardness of heart, utterly devoid of sincerity and genuineness
Hebrew Equivalent Word: Strong #: 2611 ‑ חָנֵף (khaw‑nafe’);