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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.
STRONGS NT 5579: ψεῦδος
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 - “You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks [fn]a lie, G5579 he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of [fn]lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:25 - For they exchanged the truth of God for [fn]a lie, G5579 and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed [fn]forever. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:25 - Therefore, laying aside falsehood, G5579 SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:9 - that is, the one whose [fn]coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and [fn]signs and false G5579 wonders,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:11 - For this reason God [fn]will send upon them [fn]a deluding influence so that they will believe [fn]what G5579 is false, G5579
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:21 - I have not written to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it, and [fn]because no lie G5579 is of the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:27 - As for you, the anointing which you received from Him abides in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and is not a lie, G5579 and just as it has taught you, [fn]you abide in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:27 - and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, G5579 shall ever come into it, but only those [fn]whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:15 - Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying. G5579

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