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Lexicon :: Strong's G2867 - koniaō

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κονιάω
Transliteration
koniaō (Key)
Pronunciation
kon-ee-ah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From konia (dust, by analogy, lime)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:827,453

Strong’s Definitions

κονιάω koniáō, kon-ee-ah'-o; from κονία konía (dust; by analogy, lime); to whitewash:—whiten.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G2867 in the following manner: whited (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G2867 in the following manner: whited (2x).
  1. to cover with lime, plaster over, whitewash

    1. the Jews were accustomed to whitewash the entrances to their sepulchres, as a warning against defilement by touching them

    2. term applied to a hypocrite who conceals his malice under an outward assumption of piety

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κονιάω koniáō, kon-ee-ah'-o; from κονία konía (dust; by analogy, lime); to whitewash:—whiten.
STRONGS NT 2867: κονιάω
κονιάω, κονίω: perfect passive participle κεκονιαμενος; (from κονία, which signifies not only 'dust' but also 'lime'); to cover with lime, plaster over, whitewash: τάφοι κεκονιάμενοι (the Jews were accustomed to whitewash the entrances to their sepulchres, as a warning against defilement by touching them (B. D. under the word , 1 at the end; cf. Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, ii. 316ff)), Matthew 23:27; τοῖχε κεκονιαμένε is applied to a hypocrite who conceals his malice under an outward assumption of piety, Acts 23:3. (Demosthenes, Aristotle, Plutarch, others; for שִׂיד, Deuteronomy 27:2, 4.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
27:2; 27:4
Matthew
23:27
Acts
23:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2867 matches the Greek κονιάω (koniaō),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:27 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited G2867 sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:3 - Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whited G2867 wall: for sittest thou to judge me after the law, and commandest me to be smitten contrary to the law?

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