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Lexicon :: Strong's G4654 - skotizō

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σκοτίζω
Transliteration
skotizō (Key)
Pronunciation
skot-id-zo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:423,1049

Strong’s Definitions

σκοτίζω skotízō, skot-id-zo; from G4655; to obscure (literally or figuratively):—darken.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G4654 in the following manner: darken (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G4654 in the following manner: darken (8x).
  1. to cover with darkness, to darken

  2. to be covered with darkness, be darkened

    1. of heavenly bodies as deprived of light

    2. metaph.

      1. of the eyes

      2. of the understanding

      3. of the mind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σκοτίζω skotízō, skot-id-zo; from G4655; to obscure (literally or figuratively):—darken.
STRONGS G4654:
σκοτίζω: passive, perfect participle ἐσκοτισμενος (Ephesians 4:18 R G); 1 aorist ἐσκοτίσθην; 1 future σκοτισθήσομαι; (σκότος); to cover with darkness, to darken; passive, to be covered with darkness, be darkened": properly, of the heavenly bodies, as deprived of light ((Ecclesiastes 12:2)), Matthew 24:29; Mark 13:24; Luke 23:45 (T WH ἐκλείπω (which see 2)); Revelation 8:12; Revelation 9:2 (L T WH σκοτόω, which see); metaphorically, of the eyes, viz. of the understanding, Romans 11:10; καρδία, the mind (see καρδία, 2 b. β.), Romans 1:21; men τῇ διάνοια, Ephesians 4:18 R G. (Plutarch (adv. Col. 24, 4; Cleomed. 81, 28); Tzetzes, hist. 8, 929; the Sept. several times for חָשַׁך; (Polybius 12, 15, 10; 3Macc. 4:10; Test xii. Patr., test. Rub. § 3; test. Levi § 14).)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ecclesiastes
12:2
Matthew
24:29
Mark
13:24
Luke
23:45
Romans
1:21; 11:10
Ephesians
4:18; 4:18
Revelation
8:12; 9:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4654 matches the Greek σκοτίζω (skotizō),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:29 - “But immediately after the tribulation of those days THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED G4654, AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT, AND THE STARS WILL FALL from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:24 - “But in those days, after that tribulation, THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED G4654 AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:45 - [fn]because the sun stopped shining; and the veil of the temple was torn [fn]in two.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:21 - For even though they knew God, they did not [fn]honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their reasonings, and their senseless hearts were darkened G4654.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:10 - “MAY THEIR EYES BE DARKENED G4654 TO SEE NOT,
AND BEND THEIR BACKS CONTINUALLY.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:18 - being darkened in their understanding, [fn]excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:12 - The fourth angel sounded, and a third of the sun, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars were struck, so that a third of them would be darkened G4654 and the day would not shine for a third of it, and the night in the same way.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:2 - He opened the shaft of the abyss, and smoke ascended out of the shaft like the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened from the smoke of the shaft.
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