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Lexicon :: Strong's G4655 - skotos

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skotos (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of σκιά (G4639)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:423,1049

Trench's Synonyms: c. σκότος, γνόφος, ζόφος, ἀχλύς.

Strong’s Definitions

σκότος skótos, skot'-os; from the base of G4639; shadiness, i.e. obscurity (literally or figuratively):—darkness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's G4655 in the following manner: darkness (32x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's G4655 in the following manner: darkness (32x).
  1. darkness

    1. of night darkness

    2. of darkened eyesight or blindness

  2. metaph.

    1. of ignorance respecting divine things and human duties, and the accompanying ungodliness and immorality, together with their consequent misery in hell

    2. persons in whom darkness becomes visible and holds sway

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σκότος skótos, skot'-os; from the base of G4639; shadiness, i.e. obscurity (literally or figuratively):—darkness.
σκότος, σκότου, σκοτου, (cf. σκοτία, at the beginning), from Homer down, darkness: Hebrews 12:18 Rec. (cf. WHs Appendix, p. 158; Winer's Grammar, 66 (64); B 22 (20)).
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Strong's Number G4655 matches the Greek σκότος (skotos),
which occurs 32 times in 31 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:23 - “But if your eye is [fn]bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. So if the light that is in you is darkness G4655, how great is the darkness G4655!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:12 - but the sons of the kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness G4655; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:13 - “Then the king said to the servants, ‘Tie his hands and feet, and throw him into the outer darkness G4655; there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth in that place.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:30 - “And throw the worthless slave into the outer darkness G4655; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:45 - Now from the [fn]sixth hour darkness G4655 [fn]fell upon all the land until the [fn]ninth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:33 - When the [fn]sixth hour came, darkness G4655 [fn]fell over the whole land until the [fn]ninth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:79 - To shine on those who sit in darkness G4655 and the shadow of death,
To guide our feet into the way of peace.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:35 - “So watch out that the light in you is not darkness G4655.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:53 - “While I was with you daily in the temple, you did not lay hands on Me; but [fn]this hour and the power of darkness G4655 are yours.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:44 - It was now about [fn]the sixth hour, and darkness G4655 came over the entire land until [fn]the ninth hour,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:19 - “And this is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness G4655 rather than the Light; for their deeds were evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:20 - ‘THE SUN WILL BE TURNED INTO DARKNESS G4655
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:11 - “Now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind and not see the sun for a time.” And immediately a mist and a darkness G4655 fell upon him, and he went about seeking those who would lead him by the hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:18 - to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness G4655 to light, and from the [fn]power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:19 - and are confident that you yourself are a guide to people who are blind, a light to those in darkness G4655,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:12 - The night is almost gone, and the day is near. Therefore let’s rid ourselves of the deeds of darkness G4655 and put on the armor of light.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:5 - Therefore do not go on [fn]passing judgment before [fn]the time, but wait until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness G4655 and disclose the motives of human hearts; and then praise will come to each person from God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:6 - For God, who said, “Light shall shine out of darkness G4655,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:14 - Do not be [fn]mismatched with unbelievers; for what do righteousness and lawlessness share together, or what does light have in common with darkness G4655?
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:8 - for you were once darkness G4655, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of light
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:11 - Do not participate in the useless deeds of darkness G4655, but instead even expose them;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:12 - For our struggle is not against [fn]flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness G4655, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:13 - [fn]For He rescued us from the [fn]domain of darkness G4655, and transferred us to the kingdom of [fn]His beloved Son,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:4 - But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness G4655, so that the day would overtake you [fn]like a thief;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:5 - for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness G4655;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:18 - For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:9 - But you are A CHOSEN PEOPLE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR GOD’S OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness G4655 into His marvelous light;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:17 - These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm, for whom the [fn]black darkness G4655 has been reserved.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:6 - If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness G4655, we lie and do not practice the truth;
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:13 - wild waves of the sea, churning up their own shameful deeds like dirty foam; wandering stars, for whom the [fn]gloom of darkness G4655 has been reserved forever.
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