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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 said this, He spit on the ground, and made mud G4081 from the saliva, and applied the mud G4081 to his eyes,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:11 - He answered, “The man who is called Jesus made mud G4081, and spread it on my eyes, and said to me, ‘Go to Siloam and wash; so I went away and washed, and I received sight.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:14 - Now it was a Sabbath on the day that Jesus made the mud G4081 and opened his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:15 - Then the Pharisees also were asking him again how he received his sight. And he said to them, “He applied mud G4081 to my eyes, and I washed, and I see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:21 - Or does the potter not have a right over the clay G4081, to make from the same lump one object [fn]for honorable use, and another [fn]for common use?
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