Effect (of none) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Effect (of none)

[ 1,,G208, akuroo ]
signifies to render void, deprive of force and authority" (from a, negative, and kuros, "might, authority;" kurios, "a lord," is from the same root), the opposite to kuroo, "to confirm" (See CONFIRM). It is used of making "void" the Word of God, Matthew 15:6; Mark 7:13 (AV, "making of none effect"), and of the promise of God to Abraham as not being deprived of authority by the Law 430 years after, Galatians 3:17, "disannul." Kuroo is used in Galatians 3:15. See DISANNUL, VOID.

[ 2,,G2673, katargeo ]
"to reduce to inactivity, to render useless," is translated "to make of none effect," in Romans 3:3, Romans 3:31; Romans 4:14; Galatians 3:17 (cp. akuroo, No. 1, in the same verse), and in the AV of Galatians 5:4, RV, "ye are severed" (from Christ). For the meaning and use of the word See ABOLISH and DESTROY.

[ 3,,G2758, kenoo ]
"to make empty, to empty," is translated "should be made of none effect" in 1 Corinthians 1:17, AV (RV "made void"); it is used
(a) of the Cross of Christ, there;
(b) of Christ, in emptying Himself, Philippians 2:7;
(c) of faith, Romans 4:14;
(d) of the Apostle Paul's glorying in the Gospel ministry, 1 Corinthians 9:15;
(e) of his glorying on behalf of the church at Corinth, 2 Corinthians 9:3. See EMPTY, VAIN, VOID.

Note: In Romans 9:6 the verb ekpipto, lit., "to fall out of, as of a ship falling out of its course" (cp. the same word in Acts 27:17, "were driven"), is translated "hath taken none effect," AV (RV, "hath come to nought"). See NOUGHT.

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