Word Summary
apheidia: unsparing treatment
Original Word: ἀφειδία
Transliteration: apheidia
Phonetic Spelling: (af-i-dee'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: unsparing treatment
Meaning: unsparing treatment
Strong's Concordance

From a compound of a (as a negative particle) and pheidomai; unsparingness, i.e. Austerity (asceticism) -- neglecting.

see GREEK a

see GREEK pheidomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 857: ἀφειδίᾳ

ἀφειδίᾳ (ἀφειδεια Lachmann, see under the word εἰ, ), ἀφειδιας, (the disposition of a man who is ἀφειδής, unsparing), unsparing severity: with the genitive of the object, τοῦ σώματος, Colossians 2:23 (τῶν σωμάτων ἀφείδειν, Lysias 2, 25 (193, 5); Diodorus 13, 60; 79 etc. (see Lightfoot on Colossians, the passage cited); in Plato, defin., p. 412 d. ἀφειδίᾳ means liberality).