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Lexicon :: Strong's G5579 - pseudos

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pseudos (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:594,1339

Strong’s Definitions

ψεῦδος pseûdos, psyoo'-dos; from G5574; a falsehood:—lie, lying.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G5579 in the following manner: lie (7x), lying (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G5579 in the following manner: lie (7x), lying (2x).
  1. a lie

  2. conscious and intentional falsehood

  3. in a broad sense, whatever is not what it seems to be

    1. of perverse, impious, deceitful precepts

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ψεῦδος pseûdos, psyoo'-dos; from G5574; a falsehood:—lie, lying.
ψεῦδος, ψευδοῦς, τό, from Homer down, the Sept. for כָּזָב שֶׁקֶר, כַּחַשׁ, a lie; conscious and intentional falsehood: universally, Revelation 14:5 (where Rec. δόλος); opposed to ἀλήθεια, John 8:44; Ephesians 4:25; οὐκ ἐστι ψεῦδος, opposed to ἀληθές ἐστιν, is no lie, 1 John 2:27; τέρατα ψευδοῦς (A. V. lying wonders) exhibited for the treacherous purpose of deceiving men, 2 Thessalonians 2:9; in a broad sense, whatever is not what it professes to be: so of perverse, impious, deceitful precepts, 2 Thessalonians 2:11; 1 John 2:21; of idolatry, Romans 1:25; ποιεῖν ψεῦδος, to act in accordance with the precepts and principles of idolatry, Revelation 21:27; Revelation 22:15 (cf. Revelation 21:8 and p. 526b middle).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Thessalonians
2:9; 2:11
1 John
2:21; 2:27
14:5; 21:8; 21:27; 22:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5579 matches the Greek ψεῦδος (pseudos),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:44 - Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, G5579 he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:25 - Who changed the truth of God into a lie, G5579 and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:25 - Wherefore putting away lying, G5579 speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:9 - Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying G5579 wonders,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:11 - And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: G5579
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:21 - I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie G5579 is of the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:27 - But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, G5579 and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:27 - And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: G5579 but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:15 - For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie. G5579
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