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Lexicon :: Strong's G3474 - mōros

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μωρός
Transliteration
mōros
Pronunciation
mō-ro's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the base of μυστήριον (G3466)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:832,620

Strong’s Definitions

μωρός mōrós, mo-ros'; probably from the base of G3466; dull or stupid (as if shut up), i.e. heedless, (morally) blockhead, (apparently) absurd:—fool(-ish, X -ishness).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G3474 in the following manner: foolish (7x), fool (5x), foolishness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G3474 in the following manner: foolish (7x), fool (5x), foolishness (1x).
  1. foolish

  2. impious, godless

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μωρός mōrós, mo-ros'; probably from the base of G3466; dull or stupid (as if shut up), i.e. heedless, (morally) blockhead, (apparently) absurd:—fool(-ish, X -ishness).
STRONGS NT 3474: μωρός
μωρός, μωρά, μωρόν (on the accent cf. Winers Grammar, 52 (51); Chandler §§ 404, 405), foolish: with τυφλός, Matthew 23:17, 19 (here T Tr WH text omit; L brackets μωροί); τό μωρόν τοῦ Θεοῦ, an act or appointment of God deemed foolish by men, 1 Corinthians 1:25; equivalent to without learning or erudition, 1 Corinthians 1:27; 1 Corinthians 3:18; 1 Corinthians 4:10; imprudent, without forethought or wisdom, Matthew 7:26; Matthew 23:17, 19 (see above); Matthew 25:2f, 8; equivalent to empty, useless, ζητήσεις, 2 Timothy 2:23; Titus 3:9; in imitation of the Hebrew נָבָל (cf. Psalm 13:1 (Ps. 14:1); Job 2:10) equivalent to impious, godless (because such a man neglects and despises what relates to salvation), Matthew 5:22; (some take the word here as a Hebrew term (מורֶה, rebel) expressive of condemnation; cf. Numbers 20:10; Psalm 68:8; but see the Syriac; Field, Otium Norv. pars iii. at the passage; Levy, Neuhebräisch. u. Chald. Wörterbuch under the word מורום). (the Sept. for נָבָל, Deuteronomy 32:6; Isaiah 32:5f; for כְּסִיל, Psalm 93:8 (Ps. 94:8). (Aeschylus, Sophocles, others.))
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Numbers
20:10
Deuteronomy
32:6
Job
2:10
Psalms
13:1; 14:1; 68:8; 94:8
Isaiah
32:5
Matthew
5:22; 7:26; 23:17; 23:17; 23:19; 23:19; 25:2; 25:8
1 Corinthians
1:25; 1:27; 3:18; 4:10
2 Timothy
2:23
Titus
3:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3474 matches the Greek μωρός (mōros),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:22 - “But I say to you that whoever is angry with his brother without a cause[fn] shall be in danger of the judgment. And whoever says to his brother, ‘Raca!’ shall be in danger of the council. But whoever says, ‘You fool!’ shall be in danger of hell fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:26 - “But everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:17 - “Fools and blind! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that sanctifies[fn] the gold?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:19 - “Fools and blind! For which is greater, the gift or the altar that sanctifies the gift?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:2 - “Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:3 - “Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:8 - “And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:25 - Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:27 - But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:18 - Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:10 - We are fools for Christ’s sake, but you are wise in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are distinguished, but we are dishonored!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:23 - But avoid foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they generate strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:9 - But avoid foolish disputes, genealogies, contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and useless.
 
 
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