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  #0139 αἵρεσις hairesis {hah'-ee-res-is}

 from G0138; TDNT - 1:180,27; n f

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 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)
    4a) of the Sadducees
    4b) of the Pharisees
    4c) of the Christians
 5) dissensions arising from diversity of opinions and aims

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G0138; properly a choice, that is, (specifically) a party or (abstractly) disunion. ("heresy" is the Greek word itself.):—heresy [which is the Greekord itself], sect.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #139.
  • αι῞ρεσις
  • hairesis; from 138; choice, opinion:—
  • NASB - factions(2), heresies(1), sect(6).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - sect 5, heresy 4; 9
1 Corinthians 11:19. Galatians 5:20. 2 Peter 2:1.
Acts 24:14.
Acts 5:17; 15:5; 24:5; 26:5; 28:22.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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