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Lexicon :: Strong's G874 - aphormē

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ἀφορμή
Transliteration
aphormē
Pronunciation
ä-for-mā' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of ἀπό (G575) and ὁρμάω (G3729)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:472,730

Strong’s Definitions

ἀφορμή aphormḗ, af-or-may'; from a compound of G575 and G3729; a starting-point, i.e. (figuratively) an opportunity:—occasion.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G874 in the following manner: occasion (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G874 in the following manner: occasion (7x).
  1. a place from which a movement or attack is made, a base of operations

  2. metaph. that by which endeavour is excited and from which it goes forth

    1. that which gives occasion and supplies matter for an undertaking, the incentive

    2. the resources we avail ourselves of in attempting or performing anything

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀφορμή aphormḗ, af-or-may'; from a compound of G575 and G3729; a starting-point, i.e. (figuratively) an opportunity:—occasion.
STRONGS NT 874: ἀφορμή
ἀφορμή, ἀφορμῆς, (ἀπό and ὁρμή which see);
1. properly, a place from which a movement or attack is made, a base of operations: Thucydides 1, 90 (τήν Πελοποννησον πᾶσιν ἀναχωρησιν τέ καί ἀφορμήν ἱκανήν εἶναι); Polybius 1, 41, 6.
2. metaphorically, "that by which endeavor is excited and from which it goes forth; that which gives occasion and supplies matter for an undertaking, the incentive; the resources we avail ourselves of in attempting or performing anything": Xenophon, mem. 3, 12, 4 (τοῖς ἑαυτῶν παισί καλλιους ἀφορμας εἰς τόν βίον καταλειπουσι), and often in Greek writings; λαμβάνειν, to take occasion, find an incentive, Romans 7:8, 11 διδόναι, 2 Corinthians 5:12; 1 Timothy 5:14 (3Macc. 3:2; both phrases often also in Greek writings); 2 Corinthians 11:12; Galatians 5:13. On the meanings of this word see Viger. edition Herm., p. 81f; Phryn. ed. Lob., p. 223f; (Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 304).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
7:8; 7:11
2 Corinthians
5:12; 11:12
Galatians
5:13
1 Timothy
5:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G874 matches the Greek ἀφορμή (aphormē),
which occurs 7 times in 6 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:8 - But sin, taking occasion G874 by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. For without the law sin was dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:11 - For sin, taking occasion G874 by the commandment, deceived me, and by it slew me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:12 - For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion G874 to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:12 - But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion G874 from them which desire occasion; G874 that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion G874 to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:14 - I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion G874 to the adversary to speak reproachfully.
 
 
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