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Lexicon :: Strong's G4653 - skotia

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σκοτία
Transliteration
skotia (Key)
Pronunciation
skot-ee'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:423,1049

Strong’s Definitions

σκοτία skotía, skot-ee'-ah; from G4655; dimness, obscurity (literally or figuratively):—dark(-ness).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G4653 in the following manner: darkness (14x), dark (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G4653 in the following manner: darkness (14x), dark (2x).
  1. darkness

  2. the darkness due to want of light

  3. metaph. used of ignorance of divine things, and its associated wickedness, and the resultant misery in hell

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σκοτία skotía, skot-ee'-ah; from G4655; dimness, obscurity (literally or figuratively):—dark(-ness).
STRONGS NT 4653: σκοτία
σκοτία, σκοτίας, (on its derivation cf. σκηνή), (Thomas Magister, σκότος καί τό σκότος. τό δέ σκοτία οὐκ ἐν χρησει namely, in Attic (cf. Moeris, under the word; Liddell and Scott, under the word σκότος, at the end)), darkness: properly, the darkness due to want of daylight, John 6:17; John 20:1; ἐν τῇ σκοτία (λαλεῖν τί), unseen, in secret (equivalent to ἐν κρύπτω, John 18:20), privily, in private, opposed to ἐν τῷ φωτί, Matthew 10:27; Luke 12:3; metaphorically, used of ignorance of divine things, and its associated wickedness, and the resultant misery: Matthew 4:16 L Tr WH; John 1:5; John 6:17; John 8:12; John 12:35, 46; 1 John 1:5; 1 John 2:8f, 11. (Ap. Rh. 4, 1698; Anth. 8, 187. 190; for חָשְׁכָה Micah 3:6; for אֹפֶל, Job 28:3.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Job
28:3
Micah
3:6
Matthew
4:16; 10:27
Luke
12:3
John
1:5; 6:17; 6:17; 8:12; 12:35; 12:46; 18:20; 20:1
1 John
1:5; 2:8; 2:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4653 matches the Greek σκοτία (skotia),
which occurs 16 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:27 - “What I tell you in the darkness, G4653 speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:3 - “Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark G4653 will be heard in the light, and what you have [fn]whispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon the housetops.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:5 - The Light shines in the darkness, G4653 and the darkness G4653 did not [fn]comprehend it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:17 - and after getting into a boat, they started to cross the sea to Capernaum. It had already become dark, G4653 and Jesus had not yet come to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:12 - Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, G4653 but will have the Light of life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:35 - So Jesus said to them, “For a little while longer the Light is among you. Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness G4653 will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness G4653 does not know where he goes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:46 - “I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness. G4653
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:1 - Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene *came early to the tomb, while it *was still dark, G4653 and *saw the stone already taken away from the tomb.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:5 - This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness G4653 at all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:8 - [fn]On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness G4653 is passing away and the true Light is already shining.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:9 - The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness G4653 until now.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:11 - But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness G4653 and walks in the darkness, G4653 and does not know where he is going because the darkness G4653 has blinded his eyes.

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