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Lexicon :: Strong's G4653 - skotia

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σκοτία
Transliteration
skotia (Key)
Pronunciation
sko-te'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:423,1049

Strong’s Definitions

σκοτία skotía, skot-ee'-ah; from G4655; dimness, obscurity (literally or figuratively):—dark(-ness).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G4653 in the following manner: darkness (14x), dark (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G4653 in the following manner: darkness (14x), dark (2x).
  1. darkness

  2. the darkness due to want of light

  3. metaph. used of ignorance of divine things, and its associated wickedness, and the resultant misery in hell

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σκοτία skotía, skot-ee'-ah; from G4655; dimness, obscurity (literally or figuratively):—dark(-ness).
STRONGS NT 4653: σκοτία
σκοτία, σκοτίας, (on its derivation cf. σκηνή), (Thomas Magister, σκότος καί τό σκότος. τό δέ σκοτία οὐκ ἐν χρησει namely, in Attic (cf. Moeris, under the word; Liddell and Scott, under the word σκότος, at the end)), darkness: properly, the darkness due to want of daylight, John 6:17; John 20:1; ἐν τῇ σκοτία (λαλεῖν τί), unseen, in secret (equivalent to ἐν κρύπτω, John 18:20), privily, in private, opposed to ἐν τῷ φωτί, Matthew 10:27; Luke 12:3; metaphorically, used of ignorance of divine things, and its associated wickedness, and the resultant misery: Matthew 4:16 L Tr WH; John 1:5; John 6:17; John 8:12; John 12:35, 46; 1 John 1:5; 1 John 2:8f, 11. (Ap. Rh. 4, 1698; Anth. 8, 187. 190; for חָשְׁכָה Micah 3:6; for אֹפֶל, Job 28:3.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Job
28:3
Micah
3:6
Matthew
4:16; 10:27
Luke
12:3
John
1:5; 6:17; 6:17; 8:12; 12:35; 12:46; 18:20; 20:1
1 John
1:5; 2:8; 2:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4653 matches the Greek σκοτία (skotia),
which occurs 17 times in 13 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 - the people dwelling in darkness
have seen a great light,
and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death,
on them a light has dawned.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:27 - What I tell you in the dark, say in the light, and what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:3 - Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:5 - The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:17 - got into a boat, and started across the sea to Capernaum. It was now dark, and Jesus had not yet come to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:12 - Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:35 - So Jesus said to them, “The light is among you for a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you. The one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:46 - I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:1 - Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:5 - This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:8 - At the same time, it is a new commandment that I am writing to you, which is true in him and in you, because[fn] the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:9 - Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:11 - But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.
 
 
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