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1: ἁγνός

(Strong's #53 — Adjective — hagnos — hag-nos' )

signifies (a) "pure from every fault, immaculate," 2 Corinthians 7:11 (AV, "clear"); Philippians 4:8; 1 Timothy 5:22; James 3:17; 1 John 3:3 (in all which the RV rendering is "pure"), and 1 Peter 3:2 , "chaste;" (b) "pure from carnality, modest," 2 Corinthians 11:2 , RV, "pure;" Titus 2:5 , "chaste." See CLEAR , HOLY , PURE.

Note: Cp. hagios, "holy, as being free from admixture of evil;" hosios, "holy, as being free from defilement;" eilikrines, "pure, as being tested," lit., "judged by the sunlight;" katharos, "pure, as being cleansed."

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Chaste'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words.​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​c/chaste.html. 1940.