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Lexicon :: Strong's G2215 - zizanion

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zizanion (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain origin
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Strong’s Definitions

ζιζάνιον zizánion, dziz-an'-ee-on; of uncertain origin; darnel or false grain:—tares.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G2215 in the following manner: tares (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G2215 in the following manner: tares (8x).
  1. a kind of darnel, resembling wheat except the grains are black

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ζιζάνιον zizánion, dziz-an'-ee-on; of uncertain origin; darnel or false grain:—tares.
ζιζάνιον, -ου, τό, (doubtless a word of Semitic origin; Arabic Zizanion in Arabic, Syriac Zizanion in Syriac [see Schaaf, Lex. under the word, p. 148], Talmud זֲוָנִין or זוּנִין; Suidas ζιζάνιον· ἐν τῷ σίτῳ αἶρα), zizanium, [A. V. tares], a kind of darnel, bastard wheat [but see references below], resembling wheat except that the grains are black: Matthew 13:25-27, 29f, 38, 38, 40. (Geoponica [for references see B. D. American edition, p. 3177 note]). Cf. Winers RWB under the word Lolch; Furrer in Schenkel B. L. 4:57; [B. D., and Tristram, National History of the Bible, under the word Tares].
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Strong's Number G2215 matches the Greek ζιζάνιον (zizanion),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:25 - But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares G2215 among the wheat, and went his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:26 - But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares G2215 also.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:27 - So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares? G2215
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:29 - But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, G2215 ye root up also the wheat with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:30 - Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, G2215 and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:36 - Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares G2215 of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:38 - The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares G2215 are the children of the wicked one;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:40 - As therefore the tares G2215 are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world.
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