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Lexicon :: Strong's G4081 - pēlos

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pēlos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:118,838

Strong’s Definitions

πηλός pēlós, pay-los'; perhaps a primary word; clay:—clay.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G4081 in the following manner: clay (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G4081 in the following manner: clay (6x).
  1. clay, which potters uses

  2. mud (wet clay)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πηλός pēlós, pay-los'; perhaps a primary word; clay:—clay.
πηλός, πηλοῦ, , from Aeschylus and Herodotus down;
a. clay, which the potter uses (Isaiah 29:16; Isaiah 41:25; Nahum 3:14): Romans 9:21.
b. equivalent to mud (wet 'clay'): John 9:6, 11, 14f.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

29:16; 41:25
9:6; 9:11; 9:14

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Strong's Number G4081 matches the Greek πηλός (pēlos),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:6 - When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay G4081 of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay, G4081
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:11 - He answered and said, A man that is called Jesus made clay, G4081 and anointed mine eyes, and said unto me, Go to the pool of Siloam, and wash: and I went and washed, and I received sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:14 - And it was the sabbath day when Jesus made the clay, G4081 and opened his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:15 - Then again the Pharisees also asked him how he had received his sight. He said unto them, He put clay G4081 upon mine eyes, and I washed, and do see.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:21 - Hath not the potter power over the clay, G4081 of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?
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