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Lexicon :: Strong's G4087 - pikrainō

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πικραίνω
Transliteration
pikrainō (Key)
Pronunciation
pik-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: 6:122,839

Strong’s Definitions

πικραίνω pikraínō, pik-rah'-ee-no; from G4089; to embitter (literally or figuratively):—be (make) bitter.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G4087 in the following manner: make bitter (2x), be bitter (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G4087 in the following manner: make bitter (2x), be bitter (2x).
  1. to make bitter

    1. to produce a bitter taste in the stomach

  2. to embitter. exasperate

    1. render angry, indignant

    2. to be embittered, irritated

    3. to visit with bitterness, to grieve (deal bitterly with)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πικραίνω pikraínō, pik-rah'-ee-no; from G4089; to embitter (literally or figuratively):—be (make) bitter.
STRONGS NT 4087: πικραίνω
πικραίνω: future πικράνω; passive, present πικραίνομαι; 1 aorist ἐπικρανθην; (πικρός, which see);
1. properly, to make bitter: τά ὕδατα, passive, Revelation 8:11; τήν κοιλίαν, to produce a bitter taste in the stomach (Vulg.amarico), Revelation 10:9f.
2. tropically, to embitter, exasperate, i. e. render angry, indignant; passive, to be embittered, irritated (Plato, Demosthenes, others): πρός τινα, Colossians 3:19 (Athen. 6, p. 242 c.; ἐπί τινα, Exodus 16:20; Jeremiah 44:15 (Jer. 37:15); 1 Esdr. 4:31; (ἐν τίνι, Ruth 1:20)); contextually equivalent to to visit with bitterness, to grieve (deal bitterly with), Job 27:2; Macc. 3:7. (Compare: παραπικραίνω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
16:20
Ruth
1:20
Job
27:2
Jeremiah
37:15; 44:15
Colossians
3:19
Revelation
8:11; 10:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4087 matches the Greek πικραίνω (pikrainō),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:19 - Husbands, love your wives, and be G4087  not bitter G4087 against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:11 - And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter. G4087
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:9 - And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make G4087  thy belly bitter, G4087 but it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:10 - And I took the little book out of the angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in my mouth sweet as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter. G4087

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