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Lexicon :: Strong's G4456 - pōroō

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πωρόω
Transliteration
pōroō (Key)
Pronunciation
po-ro'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from poros (a kind of stone)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:1025,816

Strong’s Definitions

πωρόω pōróō, po-ro'-o; apparently from πῶρος pōros (a kind of stone); to petrify, i.e. (figuratively) to indurate (render stupid or callous):—blind, harden.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G4456 in the following manner: harden (3x), blind (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G4456 in the following manner: harden (3x), blind (2x).
  1. to cover with a thick skin, to harden by covering with a callus

  2. metaph.

    1. to make the heart dull

    2. to grow hard, callous, become dull, lose the power of understanding

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πωρόω pōróō, po-ro'-o; apparently from πῶρος pōros (a kind of stone); to petrify, i.e. (figuratively) to indurate (render stupid or callous):—blind, harden.
STRONGS NT 4456: πωρόω
πωρόω, πώρω: 1 aorist ἐπωρωσα (John 12:40 T Tr WH); perfect πεπώρωκα; perfect passive participle πεπωρωμενος; 1 aorist passive ἐπωρωθην; (πῶρος, hard skin, a hardening, induration); to cover with a thick skin, to harden by covering with a callus (R. V. everywhere simply to harden): metaphorically, καρδίαν, to make the heart dull, John 12:40; passive, to grow hard or callous, become dull, lose the power of understanding: Romans 11:7; τά νοήματα, 2 Corinthians 3:14; καρδία, Mark 6:52; Mark 8:17. Cf. Fritzsche, Commentary on Mark, p. 78f; on Romans, ii., p. 451f. ((Hippocrates (), Aristotle, others.))
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
6:52; 8:17
John
12:40; 12:40
Romans
11:7
2 Corinthians
3:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4456 matches the Greek πωρόω (pōroō),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:52 - for they [fn]had not gained any insight from the incident of the loaves, but [fn]their hearts were hardened G4456.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:17 - And Jesus, aware of this, *said to them, “Why are you discussing the fact that you have no bread? Do you not yet comprehend or understand? Do you still have your heart [fn]hardened G4456?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:40 - “HE HAS BLINDED THEIR EYES AND HE HARDENED G4456 THEIR HEART, SO THAT THEY WILL NOT SEE WITH THEIR EYES AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART, AND [fn]BE CONVERTED, AND SO I WILL NOT HEAL THEM.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:7 - What then? What Israel is seeking, it has not obtained, but [fn]those who were chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened G4456;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:14 - But their minds were hardened G4456; for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil [fn]remains unlifted, because it is removed in Christ.

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