Dishonor - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ A-1,Noun,G819, atimia ]
from a, negative, time, honor," denotes "dishonor, igominy, disgrace," in Romans 1:26, "vile passions" (RV), lit., "passions of dishonor," in Romans 9:21, "dishonor," of vessels designed for meaner household purposes (in contrast to time, "honor," as in 2 Timothy 2:20); in 1 Corinthians 11:14, said of long hair, if worn by men, RV, "dishonor," for AV, "shame," in contrast to doxa, glory, 1 Corinthians 11:15; so in 1 Corinthians 15:43, of the "sowing" of the natural body, and in 2 Corinthians 6:8, of the Apostle Paul's ministry. In 2 Corinthians 11:21 he uses it in self-disparagement, AV, "reproach," RV, "disparagement." See DISPARAGEMENT, REPROACH, SHAME, VILE.

[ B-1,Adjective,G820, atimos ]
akin to A: See DESPISE, B.

[ C-1,Verb,G818, atimazo ]
akin to A, signifies "to dishonour, treat shamefully, insult," whether in word, John 8:49, or deed, Mark 12:4; Luke 20:11, RV "handled (him) shamefully," (RV "entreated entreated ... shamefully"); Romans 1:24; Romans 2:23, "dishonorest;" James 2:6, RV, "ye have dishonored (the poor)," (AV, "despised"); in the Passive Voice, to suffer dishonor, Acts 5:41 (AV, "suffer shame"). See DESPISE, A, Note

Note: Atimao is found in some mss. in Mark 12:4.

[ C-2,Verb,G2617, kataischuno ]
See ASHAMED, No. 3.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words