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Lexicon :: Strong's G5185 - typhlos

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typhlos (Key)
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TDNT Reference: 8:270,1196

Strong’s Definitions

τυφλός typhlós, toof-los'; from, G5187; opaque (as if smoky), i.e. (by analogy) blind (physically or mentally):—blind.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 53x

The KJV translates Strong's G5185 in the following manner: blind (44x), blind man (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 53x
The KJV translates Strong's G5185 in the following manner: blind (44x), blind man (9x).
  1. blind

  2. mentally blind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τυφλός typhlós, toof-los'; from, G5187; opaque (as if smoky), i.e. (by analogy) blind (physically or mentally):—blind.
τυφλός, τυφλοῦ, (τύφω, to raise a smoke; hence, properly, 'darkened by smoke'), from Homer down, the Sept. for עִוֵּר, blind;
a. properly: Matthew 9:27; Matthew 11:5; Mark 8:22; Mark 10:46; Luke 7:21; Luke 14:13, 21; John 9:1f, 13; John 10:21, etc.
b. as often in secular authors from Pindar down, mentally blind: Matthew 15:14; Matthew 23:17, 19, 24, 26; John 9:39-41; Romans 2:19; 2 Peter 1:9; Revelation 3:17.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:27; 11:5; 15:14; 23:17; 23:19; 23:24; 23:26
8:22; 10:46
7:21; 14:13; 14:21
9:1; 9:13; 9:39; 9:40; 9:41; 10:21
2 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5185 matches the Greek τυφλός (typhlos),
which occurs 53 times in 48 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:27 - And when Jesus departed thence, two blind men G5185 followed him, crying, and saying, Thou Son of David, have mercy on us.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:28 - And when he was come into the house, the blind men G5185 came to him: and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They said unto him, Yea, Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:5 - The blind G5185 receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:22 - Then was brought unto him one possessed with a devil, blind, G5185 and dumb: and he healed him, insomuch that the blind G5185 and dumb both spake and saw.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:14 - Let them alone: they be blind G5185 leaders of the blind. G5185 And if the blind G5185 lead the blind, G5185 both shall fall into the ditch.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:30 - And great multitudes came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, G5185 dumb, maimed, and many others, and cast them down at Jesus' feet; and he healed them:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:31 - Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind G5185 to see: and they glorified the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:30 - And, behold, two blind men G5185 sitting by the way side, when they heard that Jesus passed by, cried out, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:14 - And the blind G5185 and the lame came to him in the temple; and he healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:16 - Woe unto you, ye blind G5185 guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:17 - Ye fools and blind: G5185 for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:19 - Ye fools and blind: G5185 for whether is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:24 - Ye blind G5185 guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:26 - Thou blind G5185 Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:22 - And he cometh to Bethsaida; and they bring a blind man G5185 unto him, and besought him to touch him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:23 - And he took the blind man G5185 by the hand, and led him out of the town; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked him if he saw ought.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:46 - And they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho with his disciples and a great number of people, blind G5185 Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the highway side begging.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:49 - And Jesus stood still, and commanded him to be called. And they call the blind man, G5185 saying unto him, Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:51 - And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man G5185 said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:18 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, G5185 to set at liberty them that are bruised,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:39 - And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind G5185 lead the blind? G5185 shall they not both fall into the ditch?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:21 - And in that same hour he cured many of their infirmities and plagues, and of evil spirits; and unto many that were blind G5185 he gave sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:22 - Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard; how that the blind G5185 see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:13 - But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: G5185
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:21 - So that servant came, and shewed his lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind. G5185
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:35 - And it came to pass, that as he was come nigh unto Jericho, a certain blind man G5185 sat by the way side begging:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:3 - In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, G5185 halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:1 - And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind G5185 from his birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:2 - And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind? G5185
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:6 - When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man G5185 with the clay,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:8 - The neighbours therefore, and they which before had seen him that he was blind, G5185 said, Is not this he that sat and begged?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:13 - They brought to the Pharisees him that aforetime was blind. G5185
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:17 - They say unto the blind man G5185 again, What sayest thou of him, that he hath opened thine eyes? He said, He is a prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:18 - But the Jews did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind, G5185 and received his sight, until they called the parents of him that had received his sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:19 - And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? G5185 how then doth he now see?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:20 - His parents answered them and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind: G5185
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:24 - Then again called they the man that was blind, G5185 and said unto him, Give God the praise: we know that this man is a sinner.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:25 - He answered and said, Whether he be a sinner or no, I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, G5185 now I see.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:32 - Since the world began was it not heard that any man opened the eyes of one that was born blind. G5185
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:39 - And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind. G5185
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:40 - And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind G5185 also?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:41 - Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, G5185 ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:21 - Others said, These are not the words of him that hath a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind? G5185
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:37 - And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, G5185 have caused that even this man should not have died?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:11 - And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, G5185 not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:19 - And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, G5185 a light of them which are in darkness,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:9 - But he that lacketh these things is blind, G5185 and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:17 - Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, G5185 and naked:
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