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Lexicon :: Strong's G5185 - typhlos

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typhlos (Key)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

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 as Jesus went on from there, two blind G5185 men G5185 followed Him, [fn]crying out, “Have mercy on us, Son of David!”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:28 - And when He entered the house, the blind G5185 men G5185 came up to Him, and Jesus *said to them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” They *said to Him, “Yes, Lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:5 - the BLIND G5185 RECEIVE SIGHT and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the POOR HAVE THE [fn]GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:22 -

Then a demon-possessed man who was blind G5185 and mute was brought to [fn]Jesus, and He healed him, so that the mute man spoke and saw.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:14 - “Let them alone; they are blind G5185 guides [fn]of the blind G5185. And if a blind G5185 man G5185 guides a blind G5185 man G5185, both will fall into a pit.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:30 - And [fn]large crowds came to Him, bringing with them those who were lame, crippled, blind G5185, mute, and many others, and they laid them down at His feet; and He healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:31 - So the crowd marveled as they saw the mute speaking, the crippled [fn]restored, and the lame walking, and the blind G5185 seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:30 - And behold, two blind G5185 men G5185 sitting by the road, hearing that Jesus *was passing by, cried out, saying, “Lord, have mercy on us, 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 to you, blind G5185 guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the [fn]sanctuary, that is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the [fn]sanctuary is obligated.’

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:17 - “You fools and blind G5185 men G5185! For which is [fn]more important, the gold or the sanctuary that sanctified the gold?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:19 - “You blind G5185 men G5185, which is [fn]more important, the [fn]offering, or the altar that sanctifies the [fn]offering?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:24 - “You blind G5185 guides, who strain out a gnat but swallow a camel!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:26 - “You blind G5185 Pharisee, first clean the inside of the cup and of the dish, so that the outside of it may become clean also.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:22 -

And they *came to Bethsaida. And they *brought a blind G5185 man G5185 to Jesus and *pleaded with Him to touch him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:23 - And taking the blind G5185 man G5185 by the hand, He brought him out of the village; and after spitting on his eyes and laying His hands on him, He was asking him, “Do you see anything?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:46 -

Then they *came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large crowd, a blind G5185 beggar named Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the road.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:49 - And Jesus stopped and said, “Call him here.” So they *called the blind G5185 man G5185, saying to him, “Take courage, get up! He is calling for you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:51 - And Jesus answered him and said, “What do you want Me to do for you?” And the blind G5185 man G5185 said to Him, “[fn]Rabboni, I want to regain my sight!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:18 -






Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:39 -

And He also spoke a parable to them: “Can a blind G5185 man G5185 guide a blind G5185 man G5185? Will they not both fall into a pit?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:21 - At that [fn]very time He cured many people of diseases and afflictions and evil spirits, and He granted sight to many who were blind G5185.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:22 - And He answered and said to them, “Go and report to John what you have seen and heard: the BLIND G5185 RECEIVE SIGHT, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, the POOR HAVE THE GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:13 - “But when you give a [fn]reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind G5185,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:21 - “And when the slave came back, he reported these things to his master. Then the head of the household became angry and said to his slave, ‘Go out at once into the streets and lanes of the city and bring in here the poor and crippled and blind G5185 and lame.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:35 -

Now it happened that as [fn]Jesus was approaching Jericho, a blind G5185 man G5185 was sitting by the road begging.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:3 - In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind G5185, lame, and withered, [[fn]waiting for the moving of the waters;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:1 -

As He passed by, He saw a man blind G5185 from birth.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:2 - And His disciples asked Him, saying, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind G5185?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:6 - When He had said this, He spat on the ground, made clay of the saliva, and rubbed the clay on his eyes,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:8 - Therefore the neighbors, and those who previously saw him as a beggar, were saying, “Is not this the one who used to sit and beg?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:13 -

They *brought to the Pharisees the man who was formerly blind G5185.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:17 - Therefore, they *said to the blind G5185 man G5185 again, “What do you say about Him, since He opened your eyes?” And he said, “He is a prophet.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:18 -

Then, the Jews did not believe it of him that he was blind G5185 and had received sight, until they called the parents of the very one who had received his sight,

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:19 - and questioned them, saying, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind G5185? Then how does he now see?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:20 - So his parents answered and said, “We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind G5185;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:24 -

Therefore, a second time they called the man who had been blind G5185, and said to him, “Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:25 - He then answered, “Whether He is a sinner, I do not know; one thing I do know, that though I was blind G5185, now I see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:32 - [fn]Since the beginning of time it has never been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a person G5185 born blind G5185.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:39 - And Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind G5185.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:40 - Some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and said to Him, “Are we blind G5185 too?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:41 - Jesus said to them, “If you were blind G5185, you would have no sin; but now that you say, ‘We see,’ your sin remains.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:21 - Others were saying, “These are not the words of someone demon-possessed. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind G5185?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:37 - But some of them said, “Could not this man, who opened the eyes of the blind G5185 man, [fn]have kept this man also from dying?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:11 - “Now, behold, the hand of the [fn]Lord is upon you, and you will be blind G5185 and not see the sun for a time.” And immediately a mist and a darkness fell upon him, and he went about seeking those who would lead him by the hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:19 - and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind G5185, a light to those who are in darkness,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:9 - For in whom these things are not present, that one is blind G5185, being nearsighted, having [fn]forgotten the purification from his former sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:17 - ‘Because you say, “I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing,” and you do not know that you are wretched and pitiable and poor and blind G5185 and naked.
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