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Lexicon :: Strong's G2219 - zymē

ζύμη
Transliteration
zymē
Pronunciation
zü'-mā (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from ζέω (G2204)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:902,302

Strong’s Definitions

ζύμη zýmē, dzoo'-may; probably from G2204; ferment (as if boiling up):—leaven.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G2219 in the following manner: leaven (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G2219 in the following manner: leaven (13x).
  1. leaven

  2. metaph. of inveterate mental and moral corruption, viewed in its tendency to infect others

    Leaven is applied to that substance which is small in quantity, yet thoroughly pervades a thing by its influence. The NT uses it in both a positive (cf. Mat 13:33) or negative sense (e.g., "a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump").
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ζύμη zýmē, dzoo'-may; probably from G2204; ferment (as if boiling up):—leaven.
STRONGS NT 2219: ζύμη
ζύμη, ζύμης, (ζέω (but cf. Curtius, p. 626f; Vanicek, p. 760)), leaven: Matthew 13:33; Luke 13:21 (Exodus 12:15; Leviticus 2:11; Deuteronomy 16:3, etc.; Aristotle, gen. an. 3, 4; Josephus, Antiquities 3, 10, 6; Plutarch, mor., p. 289f (quaest. Rom. 109)); τοῦ ἄρτου, Matthew 16:12; metaphorically, of inveterate mental and moral corruption, 1 Cor. 5:(1 Corinthians 5:7),1 Corinthians 5:8 (Ignatius ad Magnes. 10 [ET]); viewed in its tendency to infect others, ζύμη τῶν Φαρισαίων: Matthew 16:6, 11; Mark 8:15; Luke 12:1, which fig. Matthew 16:12 explains of the teaching of the Pharisees, Luke, the passage cited more correctly (definitely?) of their hypocrisy. It is applied to that which, though small in quantity, yet by its influence thoroughly pervades a thing: either in a good sense, as in the parable Matthew 13:33; Luke 13:21 (see ζυμόω); or in a bad sense, of a pernicious influence, as in the proverb μικρά ζύμη ὅλον τό φύραμα ζυμοῖ, a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump, which is used variously, according to the various things to which it is applied, viz. a single sin corrupts a whole church, 1 Corinthians 5:6; a slight inclination to error (respecting the necessity of circumcision) easily perverts the whole conception of faith, Galatians 5:9; but many interpretations explain the passage 'even a few false teachers lead the whole church into error.'
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
12:15
Leviticus
2:11
Deuteronomy
16:3
Matthew
13:33; 13:33; 16:6; 16:11; 16:12; 16:12
Mark
8:15
Luke
12:1; 13:21; 13:21
1 Corinthians
5; 5:6; 5:7; 5:8
Galatians
5:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2219 matches the Greek ζύμη (zymē),
which occurs 13 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:33 - Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, G2219 which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:6 - Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven G2219 of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:11 - How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven G2219 of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:12 - Then understood they how that he bade them not beware of the leaven G2219 of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:15 - And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven G2219 of the Pharisees, and of the leaven G2219 of Herod.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:1 - In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven G2219 of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:21 - It is like leaven, G2219 which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:6 - Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven G2219 leaveneth the whole lump?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:7 - Purge out therefore the old leaven, G2219 that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:8 - Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, G2219 neither with the leaven G2219 of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:9 - A little leaven G2219 leaveneth the whole lump.

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