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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 his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed [fn]weeds G2215 among the wheat, and left.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:26 - “And when the [fn]wheat sprouted and produced grain, then the weeds G2215 also became evident.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:27 - “And the slaves of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? [fn]How then does it have weeds G2215?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:29 - “But he *said, ‘No; while you are gathering up the weeds G2215, you may uproot the wheat with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:30 - ‘Allow both to grow together until the harvest; and at the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, “First gather up the weeds G2215 and bind them in bundles to burn them; but gather the wheat into my barn.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:36 - Then He left the crowds and went into the house. And His disciples came to Him and said, “Explain to us the parable of the [fn]weeds G2215 of the field.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:38 - and the field is the world; and as for the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the weeds G2215 are the sons of the evil one;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:40 - “So just as the weeds G2215 are gathered up and burned with fire, so shall it be at the [fn]end of the age.
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