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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 did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into [fn]hell and committed them to [fn]pits of darkness G2217, held for judgment;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:17 - These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the [fn]black G2217 darkness has been reserved.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:6 - And angels who did not keep their own domain but abandoned their proper dwelling place, these He has kept in eternal restraints under darkness G2217 for the judgment of the great day,
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:13 - wild waves of the sea, churning up their own shameful deeds like dirty foam; wandering stars, for whom the [fn]gloom G2217 of darkness has been reserved forever.

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