0038 HAGIASMOS (10): The state of being pure in one's relationship to God, as in 1Th.4.7: "For God has not called us to uncleanness but to purity." Note that spiritual uncleanness is the opposite of spiritual purity.
0037 HAGIAZO (28): To purify in relation to God, as in 2Ti.2.21:
"So then, if anyone cleanses himself from these, he will be a vessel to honor,
purified (hagiazo), suitable for the Master." In Mt.6.9, to make or keep
something pure: "Our Father, the one in the heavens: Let your name be kept pure
(hagiazo)..." See also "pure" (0040 hagios).
0039 HAGION (9): A pure place of God, as in Heb.12.24: "for the Anointed One did not enter into pure places made with hands...but into heaven itself."
0040 HAGIOS (220): Describing God, Jesus, the Pure (Holy) Spirit, God's messengers, purified humans or things, and places of God.
Hagios is usually defined as "dedicated to God," and translated "holy" or "sanctified." But before something can be "dedicated to God" it must first be "pure," as in Rom.12.1: "...I plead with you+ brothers through the sympathies of God, to present your+ bodies a living, pure (hagios) sacrifice, pleasing to God, [which is] your+ rational service."
Any description of God is about one who is "pure" (not "dedicated"), as in Jn.17.11: "Pure Father, keep them in your name which you have given me."
A person does not become pure (free of sin) until after he dedicates himself to God. Accordingly, "pure" is a more accurate translation of hagios than ancient concepts such as "holy" or "sanctified" which lack a clear English meaning. Passages such as 1Th.4.7 show that hagios is the opposite of spiritual uncleanness: "For God called us not to uncleanness but into purity."
The "hagi-" words (to the "dash line" below) concern purity with respect to God, but the "hagni-" words (below the "dash line") concern purity with respect to other humans.
HAGIOS USED AS AN ADJECTIVE:
DESCRIBING GOD (THE FATHER) OR JESUS:
DESCRIBING THE PURE SPIRIT OR A PURE SPIRIT: See "spirit" (4151 pneuma ).
DESCRIBING A PURE MESSENGER (ANGEL) OF GOD:
DESCRIBING A PURIFIED HUMAN (A "SAINT"):
DESCRIBING A PURE THING OR PLACE:
HAGIOS USED AS A NOUN:
REFERRING TO GOD OR THE PURE ONE OF GOD, JESUS:
REFERRING TO A PURIFIED HUMAN (A "SAINT"):
REFERRING TO SOMETHING WHICH IS PURE:
0042 HAGIOSUNE (3): Pureness, purity in one's relationship to God.
0041 HAGIOTES (1): The quality of pureness in relation to God.
0047 HAGNEIA (2): Purity in relation to others, as in 1Ti.4.12: "...become an example of the trusting ones in speech, in behavior, in helpful caring, in trust, in purity."
0049 HAGNISMOS (1) Purification in relation to other humans.
0048 HAGNIZO (7) To purify oneself in human relationships. See "pure" (0040 hagios) for comparison to "hagi-" words (0037-42).
0053 HAGNOS (8): Pure, chaste, as in 2Co.11.2: "For I am jealous over you+ with a godly jealousy, for I betrothed you+ to one husband, a pure virgin to present to the Anointed One."
0055 HAGNOS (1): Having pure motives with respect to others.
0054 HAGNOTES (1): The state of being pure though, in the world.
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