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Lexicon :: Strong's G3392 - miainō

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μιαίνω
Transliteration
miainō
Pronunciation
mē-ī'-nō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps a primary verb
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:644,593

Trench's Synonyms: xxxi. μολύνω, μιαίνω.

Strong’s Definitions

μιαίνω miaínō, me-ah'-ee-no; perhaps a primary verb; to sully or taint, i.e. contaminate (ceremonially or morally):—defile.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G3392 in the following manner: defile (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G3392 in the following manner: defile (5x).
  1. to dye with another colour, to stain

  2. to defile, pollute, sully, contaminate, soil

    1. to defile with sins

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μιαίνω miaínō, me-ah'-ee-no; perhaps a primary verb; to sully or taint, i.e. contaminate (ceremonially or morally):—defile.
STRONGS NT 3392: μιαίνω
μιαίνω; passive, 1 aorist subjunctive 3 person plural μιανθῶσιν; perfect 3 person singular μεμίανται (unless it be better to take this form as a plural; cf. Krüger, § 33, 3 Anm. 9; Alexander Buttmann (1873) Gram. § 101 Anm. 7; Ausf. Spr. § 101 Anm. 13; Buttmann, 41 (36); (Winer's Grammar, § 58, 6 b. β.)), participle μεμιασμενος (Titus 1:15 R G) and μειαμμενος (ibid. L T Tr WH; also Wis. 7:25; Tobit 2:9; Josephus, b. j. 4, 5, 2 edition, Bekker; cf. Matthiae, i., p. 415; Krüger, § 40, under the word; Lob. ad Phryn., p. 35; Otto on Theophil. ad Autol. 1, 1, p. 2f; (Veitch, under the word)); from Homer down;
1. to dye with another color, to stain: ἐλέφαντα φοίνικι, Homer Iliad 4, 141.
2. to defile, pollute, sully, contaminate, soil (the Sept. often for טִמֵּא): in a physical and a moral sense, σάρκα (of licentiousness), Jude 1:8; in a moral sense, τόν συνείδησιν, τόν νοῦν, passive Titus 1:15; absolutely, to defile with sin, passive ibid. and in Hebrews 12:15; for הֶחֱטִיא, Deuteronomy 24:6(4); in a ritual sense, of men, passive John 18:28 (Leviticus 22:5, 8; Numbers 19:13, 20; Tobit 2:9).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
22:5; 22:8
Numbers
19:13; 19:20
Deuteronomy
24:6
John
18:28
Titus
1:15; 1:15
Hebrews
12:15
Jude
1:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3392 matches the Greek μιαίνω (miainō),
which occurs 5 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:28 - Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; G3392 but that they might eat the passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:15 - Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled G3392 and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled. G3392
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:15 - Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled; G3392
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:8 - Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile G3392 the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.
 
 
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