, -ου, ὁ [in LXX for גַּנָּב;] a thief
: Mat.6:19-20 24:43, Luk.12:33, 39, Jhn.10:1, 10 12:6, 1Co.6:10, 1Pe.4:15. Fig, ὡς κ. ἐν νυκτί, 1Th.5:2 5:4 (κλέπτας, WH, txt, R, mg; see Lft, Notes
, 73; but cf. also M, Th.
, l.with), 2Pe.3:10, Rev.3:3 16:15. Metaphorical, of false teachers, Jhn.10:8. SYN.
: λῃστής, a robber, a brigand who plunders, openly, with violence; κ. is a thief who steals in secret, by fraud and cunning (Tr, Syn.
, § xliv) (AS