Word Summary
pseudos: a falsehood, untruth, lie
Original Word: ψεῦδος
Transliteration: pseudos
Phonetic Spelling: (psyoo'-dos)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: a falsehood, untruth, lie
Meaning: a falsehood, untruth, lie
Strong's Concordance
lie, lying.

From pseudomai; a falsehood -- lie, lying.

see GREEK pseudomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5579: ψεῦδος

ψεῦδος, ψευδοῦς, τό, from Homer down, the Sept. for כָּזָב שֶׁקֶר, כַּחַשׁ, a lie; conscious and intentional falsehood: universally, Revelation 14:5 (where Rec. δόλος); opposed to ἀλήθεια, John 8:44; Ephesians 4:25; οὐκ ἐστι ψεῦδος, opposed to ἀληθές ἐστιν, is no lie, 1 John 2:27; τέρατα ψευδοῦς (A. V. lying wonders) exhibited for the treacherous purpose of deceiving men, 2 Thessalonians 2:9; in a broad sense, whatever is not what it professes to be: so of perverse, impious, deceitful precepts, 2 Thessalonians 2:11; 1 John 2:21; of idolatry, Romans 1:25; ποιεῖν ψεῦδος, to act in accordance with the precepts and principles of idolatry, Revelation 21:27; Revelation 22:15 (cf. Revelation 21:8 and p. 526b middle).