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Lexicon :: Strong's G3471 - mōrainō

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μωραίνω
Transliteration
mōrainō (Key)
Pronunciation
mo-rah'-ee-no
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:832,620

Strong’s Definitions

μωραίνω mōraínō, mo-rah'-ee-no; from G3474; to become insipid; figuratively, to make (passively, act) as a simpleton:—become fool, make foolish, lose savour.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G3471 in the following manner: lose savour (2x), become a fool (1x), make foolish (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G3471 in the following manner: lose savour (2x), become a fool (1x), make foolish (1x).
  1. to be foolish, to act foolishly

    1. to make foolish

      1. to prove a person or a thing foolish

    2. to make flat and tasteless

      1. of salt that has lost its strength and flavour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μωραίνω mōraínō, mo-rah'-ee-no; from G3474; to become insipid; figuratively, to make (passively, act) as a simpleton:—become fool, make foolish, lose savour.
STRONGS NT 3471: μωραίνω
μωραίνω: 1 aorist ἐμωρανα; 1 aorist passive ἐμωράνθην; (μωρός);
1. in classical Greek to be foolish, to act foolishly.
2. in Biblical Greek
a. to make foolish: passive Romans 1:22 (Isaiah 19:11; Jeremiah 10:14; 2 Samuel 24:10); equivalent to to prove a person or thing to be foolish: τήν σοφίαν τοῦ κόσμου, 1 Corinthians 1:20 (τήν βουλήν αὐτῶν, Isaiah 44:25).
b. to make flat and tasteless: passive of salt that has lost its strength and flavor, Matthew 5:13; Luke 14:34.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
24:10
Isaiah
19:11; 44:25
Jeremiah
10:14
Matthew
5:13
Luke
14:34
Romans
1:22
1 Corinthians
1:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3471 matches the Greek μωραίνω (mōrainō),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:13 - “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become G3471 tasteless G3471, how [fn]can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:34 - “Therefore, salt is good; but if even salt has become G3471 tasteless G3471, with what will it be [fn]seasoned?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:22 - Claiming to be wise, they became G3471 fools G3471,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:20 - Where is the wise person? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has God not made G3471 foolish G3471 the wisdom of the world?

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