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Lexicon :: Strong's G4417 - ptaiō

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πταίω
Transliteration
ptaiō (Key)
Pronunciation
ptah'-yo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:883,968

Strong’s Definitions

πταίω ptaíō, ptah'-yo; a form of G4098; to trip, i.e. (figuratively) to err, sin, fail (of salvation):—fall, offend, stumble.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G4417 in the following manner: offend (3x), stumble (1x), fall (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G4417 in the following manner: offend (3x), stumble (1x), fall (1x).
  1. to cause one to stumble or fall

  2. to stumble

    1. to err, make a mistake, to sin

    2. to fall into misery, become wretched

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πταίω ptaíō, ptah'-yo; a form of G4098; to trip, i.e. (figuratively) to err, sin, fail (of salvation):—fall, offend, stumble.
STRONGS G4417:
πταίω; future πταίσω; 1 aorist ἐπταισα; (akin to ΠΑΤΩ and πίπτω (cf. Vanicek, p. 466)); from (Pindar), Aeschylus, and Herodotus down;
1. transitive, τινα, to cause one to stumble or fall.
2. intransitive, to stumble: δίς πρός τόν αὐτόν λίθον, Polybius 31, 19, 5. tropically (cf. English trip, stumble)
a. to err, to make a mistake (Plato, Theact c. 15, p. 160 d.); to sin: absolutely Romans 11:11 (ἴδιον ἀνθρώπου φιλεῖν καί τούς πταιοντας, Antoninus 7, 22); πολλά, in many ways, James 3:2; ἐν ἑνί (namely, νόμῳ), to stumble in, i. e. sin against, one law, James 2:10 (but see εἷς, 2 a. at the end); ἐν λόγῳ (for the (more common) simple dative), to sin in word or speech, James 3:2.
b. to fall into misery, become wretched (often so in Greek writings): of the loss of salvation, 2 Peter 1:10.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
11:11
James
2:10; 3:2; 3:2
2 Peter
1:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4417 matches the Greek πταίω (ptaiō),
which occurs 5 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:11 - Λέγω οὖν μὴ ἔπταισαν G4417 ἵνα πέσωσιν μὴ γένοιτο· ἀλλὰ τῷ αὐτῶν παραπτώματι σωτηρία τοῖς ἔθνεσιν εἰς τὸ παραζηλῶσαι αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:10 - ὅστις γὰρ ὅλον τὸν νόμον τηρήσει, πταίσει G4417 δὲ ἐν ἑνί γέγονεν πάντων ἔνοχος
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:2 - πολλὰ γὰρ πταίομεν G4417 ἅπαντες εἴ τις ἐν λόγῳ οὐ πταίει G4417 οὗτος τέλειος ἀνήρ δυνατὸς χαλιναγωγῆσαι καὶ ὅλον τὸ σῶμα
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:10 - διὸ μᾶλλον ἀδελφοί σπουδάσατε βεβαίαν ὑμῶν τὴν κλῆσιν καὶ ἐκλογὴν ποιεῖσθαι· ταῦτα γὰρ ποιοῦντες οὐ μὴ πταίσητέ G4417 ποτε
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