Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from kapelos (a huckster)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:603

KJV Translation Count — 1x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: corrupt (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be a retailer, to peddle
2. to make money by selling anything
a. to get sordid gain by dealing in anything, to do a thing for base gain
b. to trade in the word of God
1. to try to get base gain by teaching divine truth
c. to corrupt, to adulterate
1. peddlers were in the habit of adulterating their commodities for the sake of gain
For Synonyms see entry 5929

Strong's Definitions

kap-ale-yoo'-o; from κάπηλος (a huckster); to retail, i.e. (by implication) to adulterate (figurative): — corrupt.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For we are not as many, which G2585 the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.