16as free, and not using your freedom for a cloak of wickedness, but as bondservants of God.
As
StrongsID:
g5613
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὡς
Transliteration:
hōs
Pronounciation:
hoce
Part of Speech:
Adverb
Strongs Glossary:
probably adverb of comparative from ὅς; which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows):--about, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, X with all speed.
free
StrongsID:
g1658
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐλεύθερος
Transliteration:
eleútheros
Pronounciation:
el-yoo'-ther-os
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
probably from the alternate of ἔρχομαι; unrestrained (to go at pleasure), i.e. (as a citizen) not a slave (whether freeborn or manumitted), or (genitive case) exempt (from obligation or liability):--free (man, woman), at liberty.
and
StrongsID:
g2532
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καί
Transliteration:
kaí
Pronounciation:
kahee
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words:--and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
not
StrongsID:
g3361
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
μή
Transliteration:
mḗ
Pronounciation:
may
Part of Speech:
Particle, Negative
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas οὐ expresses an absolute denial); (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas οὐ expects an affirmative one)) whether:--any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also ἐὰν μή, ἵνα μή, οὐ μή, μῆκος, μηκύνω, μήν, μὴ οὐκ.
using
StrongsID:
g2192
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἔχω
Transliteration:
échō
Pronounciation:
skheh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primary verb; to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession; ability, contiuity, relation, or condition):--be (able, X hold, possessed with), accompany, + begin to amend, can(+ -not), X conceive, count, diseased, do + eat, + enjoy, + fear, following, have, hold, keep, + lack, + go to law, lie, + must needs, + of necessity, + need, next, + recover, + reign, + rest, + return, X sick, take for, + tremble, + uncircumcised, use.
your
liberty
StrongsID:
g1657
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐλευθερία
Transliteration:
eleuthería
Pronounciation:
el-yoo-ther-ee'-ah
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from ἐλεύθερος; freedom (legitimate or licentious, chiefly moral or ceremonial):--liberty.
for
StrongsID:
g5613
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὡς
Transliteration:
hōs
Pronounciation:
hoce
Part of Speech:
Adverb
Strongs Glossary:
probably adverb of comparative from ὅς; which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows):--about, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, X with all speed.
a
cloke
StrongsID:
g1942
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐπικάλυμα
Transliteration:
epikályma
Pronounciation:
ep-ee-kal'-oo-mah
Part of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Strongs Glossary:
from ἐπικαλύπτω; a covering, i.e. (figuratively) pretext:--cloke.
of
maliciousness
StrongsID:
g2549
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
κακία
Transliteration:
kakía
Pronounciation:
kak-ee'-ah
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from κακός; badness, i.e. (subjectively) depravity, or (actively) malignity, or (passively) trouble:--evil, malice(-iousness), naughtiness, wickedness.
but
StrongsID:
g235
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀλλά
Transliteration:
allá
Pronounciation:
al-lah'
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
neuter plural of ἄλλος; properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations):--and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
as
StrongsID:
g5613
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὡς
Transliteration:
hōs
Pronounciation:
hoce
Part of Speech:
Adverb
Strongs Glossary:
probably adverb of comparative from ὅς; which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows):--about, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, X with all speed.
the
servants
StrongsID:
g1401
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δοῦλος
Transliteration:
doûlos
Pronounciation:
doo'-los
Part of Speech:
Noun
Strongs Glossary:
from δέω; a slave (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary; frequently, therefore in a qualified sense of subjection or subserviency):--bond(-man), servant.
of
God
StrongsID:
g2316
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
θεός
Transliteration:
theós
Pronounciation:
theh'-os
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with ὁ) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very:--X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).