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Lexicon :: Strong's G3435 - molynō

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molynō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from μέλας (G3189)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:736,606

Trench's Synonyms: xxxi. μολύνω, μιαίνω.

Strong’s Definitions

μολύνω molýnō, mol-oo'-no; probably from G3189; to soil (figuratively):—defile.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G3435 in the following manner: defile (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G3435 in the following manner: defile (3x).
  1. to pollute, stain, contaminate, defile

    1. used in NT of those who have not kept themselves pure from the defilements of sin, who have soiled themselves by fornication and adultery

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μολύνω molýnō, mol-oo'-no; probably from G3189; to soil (figuratively):—defile.
μολύνω: 1 aorist active ἐμόλυνα; passive present μολύνομαι; 1 aorist ἐμολυνθην; from Aristophanes down; to pollute, stain, contaminate, defile; in the N. T. used only in symbolic and figurative discourse: οὐκ ἐμόλυναν τά ἱμάτια αὐτῶν, of those who have kept themselves pure from the defilement of sin, Revelation 3:4 (cf. Zechariah 3:3f); μετά γυναικῶν οὐκ ἐμολύνθησαν, who have not soiled themselves by fornication and adultery, Revelation 14:4; συνείδησις μολύνεται, of a conscience reproached (defiled) by sin, 1 Corinthians 8:7 (inexplebili quodam laedendi proposito conscientiam polluebat, Ammianus Marcellinus 15, 2; opposed to καθαρά συνείδησις, 1 Timothy 3:9; 2 Timothy 1:3; μολύνειν τήν ψυχήν, Sir. 21:28; but see μιαίνω, 2). (Synonym: see μιαίνω, at the end.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Corinthians
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
3:4; 14:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3435 matches the Greek μολύνω (molynō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:7 - Howbeit there is not in every man that knowledge: for some with conscience of the idol unto this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled. G3435
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:4 - Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have G3435  not defiled G3435 their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:4 - These are they which were G3435  not defiled G3435 with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.
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