masculine noun



de ἴδιος [idios] "one's own"; "private", "personal"

a private person, an individual

one in a private station, not engaged in public affairs

one of the common people, common man, plebeian

one who has not professional knowledge (amateur, layman)

unlettered, unlearned, ignorant, ill-informed man

5 times

(1) Act 4:13 
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled ; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
ἰδιῶται [idiôtai] nom. pl.

(2) 1 Corinthians 14:16 
Else when thou shalt bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupieth the room of the unlearned say Amen at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understandeth not what thou sayest ?
τοῦ ἰδιώτου [tou idiôtou] gen. sing.

(3) 1 Corinthians 14:23 
If therefore the whole church be come together into one place, and all speak with tongues, and there come in [those that are] unlearned, or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad ?
ἰδιῶται [idiôtai] nom. pl.

(4) 1 Corinthians 14:24 
But if all prophesy , and there come in one that believeth not, or [one] unlearned, he is convinced of all, he is judged of all:
ἰδιώτης [idiôtês] nom. sing.

(5) 2 Corinthians 11:6 
But though [I be] rude in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things.
ἰδιώτης [idiôtês] nom. sing.