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Lexicon :: Strong's G3557 - nosphizō

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νοσφίζω
Transliteration
nosphizō (Key)
Pronunciation
nos-fid'-zom-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from nosphi (apart or clandestinely)
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Strong’s Definitions

νοσφίζομαι nosphízomai, nos-fid'-zom-ahee; middle voice from νοσφί nosphí (apart or clandestinely); to sequestrate for oneself, i.e. embezzle:—keep back, purloin.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G3557 in the following manner: keep back (2x), purloin (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G3557 in the following manner: keep back (2x), purloin (1x).
  1. to set apart, separate, divide

  2. to set apart or separate for one's self

  3. to purloin, embezzle, withdraw covertly and appropriate to one's own use

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
νοσφίζομαι nosphízomai, nos-fid'-zom-ahee; middle voice from νοσφί nosphí (apart or clandestinely); to sequestrate for oneself, i.e. embezzle:—keep back, purloin.
STRONGS NT 3557: νοσφίζω
νοσφίζω: middle, present participle νοσφιζόμενος; 1 aorist ἐνοσφισαμην; (νόσφι afar, apart); to set apart, separate, divide; middle to set apart or separate for oneself, i. e. to purloin, embezzle, withdraw covertly and appropriate to one's own use: χρήματα, Xenophon, Cyril 4, 2, 42; Plutarch, Lucull. 37; Aristid. 4; μηδέν τῶν ἐκ τῆς διαρπαγης, Polybius 10, 16, 6; χρυσώματα, 2 Macc. 4:32; ἀλλότρια, Josephus, Antiquities 4, 8, 29; absolutely, Titus 2:10; (τί) ἀπό τίνος, Acts 5:2, 3 (here A. V. keep back); the Sept. Joshua 7:1; ἐκ τίνος, Athen. 6, p. 234 a.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Joshua
7:1
Acts
5:2; 5:3
Titus
2:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3557 matches the Greek νοσφίζω (nosphizō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:2 - And kept back G3557 part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:3 - But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back G3557 part of the price of the land?
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:10 - Not purloining, G3557 but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

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