880. aphónos
Strong's Concordance
aphónos: without voice, i.e. speechless
Original Word: ἄφωνος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: aphónos
Phonetic Spelling: (af'-o-nos)
Definition: without voice, speechless
Usage: soundless, voiceless, speechless, dumb.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and phóné
without voice, i.e. speechless
NASB Translation
mute (2), silent (1), without meaning (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 880: ἄφωνος

ἄφωνος, ἁφῶν (φωνή), voiceless, dumb; without the faculty of speech; used of idols, 1 Corinthians 12:2 (cf. Psalm 115:5 (); Habakkuk 2:18); of beasts, 2 Peter 2:16. 1 Corinthians 14:10 τοσαῦτα γένη φωνῶν καί οὐδέν αὐτῶν (L T Tr WH omit αὐτῶν) ἄφωνον, i. e. there is no language destitute of the power of language (R. V. text no kind (of voice) is without signification) (cf. the phrases βίος ἀβίωτος a life unworthy of the name of life, χάρις ἄχαρις). used of one that is patiently silent or dumb: ἀμνός, Acts 8:32 from Isaiah 53:7. (In Greek writings from (Theog.), Pindar, Aeschylus down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
speechless, mute, silent

From a (as a negative particle) and phone; voiceless, i.e. Mute (by nature or choice); figuratively, unmeaning -- dumb, without signification.

see GREEK a

see GREEK phone

Forms and Transliterations
αφωνα άφωνα ἄφωνα αφωνον άφωνον ἄφωνον αφωνος άφωνος ἄφωνος aphona aphōna áphona áphōna aphonon aphōnon áphonon áphōnon aphonos aphōnos áphonos áphōnos
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 8:32 Adj-NMS
GRK: κείραντος αὐτὸν ἄφωνος οὕτως οὐκ
KJV: like a lamb dumb before his
INT: shears him [is] mute thus not

1 Corinthians 12:2 Adj-ANP
GRK: εἴδωλα τὰ ἄφωνα ὡς ἂν
NAS: [you were] led astray to the mute idols,
KJV: unto these dumb idols,
INT: idols mute as anyhow

1 Corinthians 14:10 Adj-NNS
GRK: καὶ οὐδὲν ἄφωνον
NAS: and no [kind] is without meaning.
KJV: none of them [is] without signification.
INT: and none without meaning

2 Peter 2:16 Adj-NNS
GRK: παρανομίας ὑποζύγιον ἄφωνον ἐν ἀνθρώπου
NAS: transgression, [for] a mute donkey,
KJV: iniquity: the dumb ass
INT: wickedness [the] beast of burden mute in a man's

Strong's Greek 880
4 Occurrences

ἄφωνα — 1 Occ.
ἄφωνον — 2 Occ.
ἄφωνος — 1 Occ.

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