Word Summary
aischynē: shame
Original Word: αἰσχύνη
Transliteration: aischynē
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-skhoo'-nay)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: shame
Meaning: shame
Strong's Concordance
dishonesty, shame.

From aischunomai; shame or disgrace (abstractly or concretely) -- dishonesty, shame.

see GREEK aischunomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 152: αἰσχύνη

αἰσχύνη, (ης, (cf. αἰσχρός);

1. subjectively, the confusion of one who is ashamed of anything, sense of shame: μετ' αἰσχύνης suffused with shame, Luke 14:9; τά κρυπτά τῆς αἰσχύνης those things which shame conceals, opposed to φανέρωσις τῆς ἀληθείας, 2 Corinthians 4:2 (evil arts of which one ought to be ashamed).

2. objectively, ignominy: visited on one by the wicked, Hebrews 12:2; which ought to arise from guilt, Philippians 3:19 (opposed to δόξα).

3. a thing to be ashamed of: αἰσχύνη τῆς γυμνότητός (genitive of apposition) nakedness to be ashamed of, Revelation 3:18, cf. Revelation 16:15; plural (cf. Winer's Grammar, 176 (166)) αἱ αἰσχύναι basenesses, disgraces, shameful deeds, Jude 1:13. ((Aeschylus, Herodotus, others) Synonym: see αἰδώς, at the end.)