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Lexicon :: Strong's G2217 - zophos

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ζόφος
Transliteration
zophos (Key)
Pronunciation
dzof'-os
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Akin to the base of νέφος (G3509)
mGNT
5x in 4 unique form(s)
TR
4x in 3 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Trench's Synonyms: c. σκότος, γνόφος, ζόφος, ἀχλύς.

Strong’s Definitions

ζόφος zóphos, dzof'-os; akin to the base of G3509; gloom (as shrouding like a cloud):—blackness, darkness, mist.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2217 in the following manner: darkness (2x), mist (1x), blackness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2217 in the following manner: darkness (2x), mist (1x), blackness (1x).
  1. darkness, blackness

    1. used of the darkness of the nether world

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ζόφος zóphos, dzof'-os; akin to the base of G3509; gloom (as shrouding like a cloud):—blackness, darkness, mist.
STRONGS NT 2217: ζόφος
ζόφος, -ου, , (akin to γνόφος, δνόφος, νέφος, κνέφας, see Bttm. Lexil. 2, p. 266 [Fishlake's translation, p. 378]; cf. Curtius, p. 706), darkness, blackness: Hebrews 12:18 L T Tr WH; as in Homer Iliad 15, 191; 21, 56, etc., used of the darkness of the nether world (cf. Grimm on Wis. 17:14), 2 Peter 2:4; Jude 1:6; ζόφος τοῦ σκότους (cf. חֹשֶׁךְ־אֲפֵלָה, Exodus 10:22), the blackness of (i. e. the densest) darkness, 2 Peter 2:17; Jude 1:13. [Cf. Trench, § c.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
10:22
Hebrews
12:18
2 Peter
2:4; 2:17
Jude
1:6; 1:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2217 matches the Greek ζόφος (zophos),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:4 - For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, G2217 to be reserved unto judgment;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:17 - These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist G2217 of darkness is reserved for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:6 - And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness G2217 unto the judgment of the great day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:13 - Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness G2217 of darkness for ever.

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