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Lexicon :: Strong's G874 - aphormē

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ἀφορμή
Transliteration
aphormē (Key)
Pronunciation
af-or-may'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of ἀπό (G575) and ὁρμάω (G3729)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:472,730

Strong’s Definitions

ἀφορμή aphormḗ, af-or-may'; from a compound of G575 and G3729; a starting-point, i.e. (figuratively) an opportunity:—occasion.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G874 in the following manner: occasion (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G874 in the following manner: occasion (7x).
  1. a place from which a movement or attack is made, a base of operations

  2. metaph. that by which endeavour is excited and from which it goes forth

    1. that which gives occasion and supplies matter for an undertaking, the incentive

    2. the resources we avail ourselves of in attempting or performing anything

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀφορμή aphormḗ, af-or-may'; from a compound of G575 and G3729; a starting-point, i.e. (figuratively) an opportunity:—occasion.
STRONGS G874:
ἀφορμή, -ῆς, , (ἀπό and ὁρμή which see);
1. properly, a place from which a movement or attack is made, a base of operations: Thucydides 1, 90 (τὴν Πελοπόννησον πᾶσιν ἀναχώρησίν τε καὶ ἀφορμὴν ἱκανὴν εἶναι); Polybius 1, 41, 6.
2. metaphorically, that by which endeavor is excited and from which it goes forth; that which gives occasion and supplies matter for an undertaking, the incentive; the resources we avail ourselves of in attempting or performing anything: Xenophon, mem. 3, 12, 4 (τοῖς ἑαυτῶν παισὶ καλλίους ἀφορμὰς εἰς τὸν βίον καταλείπουσι), and often in Greek writings; λαμβάνειν, to take occasion, find an incentive, Romans 7:8, 11 διδόναι, 2 Corinthians 5:12; 1 Timothy 5:14 (3 Macc. 3:2; both phrases often also in Greek writings); 2 Corinthians 11:12; Galatians 5:13. On the meanings of this word see Viger. edition Herm., p. 81f; Phryn. ed. Lob., p. 223f; [Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 304].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
7:8; 7:11
2 Corinthians
5:12; 11:12
Galatians
5:13
1 Timothy
5:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G874 matches the Greek ἀφορμή (aphormē),
which occurs 7 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:8 - ἀφορμὴν G874 δὲ λαβοῦσα ἁμαρτία διὰ τῆς ἐντολῆς κατειργάσατο ἐν ἐμοὶ πᾶσαν ἐπιθυμίαν χωρὶς γὰρ νόμου ἁμαρτία νεκρά
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:11 - γὰρ ἁμαρτία ἀφορμὴν G874 λαβοῦσα διὰ τῆς ἐντολῆς ἐξηπάτησέν με καὶ δι᾽ αὐτῆς ἀπέκτεινεν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:12 - οὐ πάλιν ἑαυτοὺς συνιστάνομεν ὑμῖν ἀλλὰ ἀφορμὴν G874 διδόντες ὑμῖν καυχήματος ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν ἵνα ἔχητε πρὸς τοὺς ἐν προσώπῳ καυχωμένους καὶ μὴ ἐν καρδίᾳ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:12 - δὲ ποιῶ καὶ ποιήσω ἵνα ἐκκόψω τὴν ἀφορμὴν G874 τῶν θελόντων ἀφορμήν G874 ἵνα ἐν καυχῶνται εὑρεθῶσιν καθὼς καὶ ἡμεῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - ὑμεῖς γὰρ ἐπ᾽ ἐλευθερίᾳ ἐκλήθητε ἀδελφοί μόνον μὴ τὴν ἐλευθερίαν εἰς ἀφορμὴν G874 τῇ σαρκί ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἀγάπης δουλεύετε ἀλλήλοις
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:14 - βούλομαι οὖν νεωτέρας γαμεῖν τεκνογονεῖν οἰκοδεσποτεῖν μηδεμίαν ἀφορμὴν G874 διδόναι τῷ ἀντικειμένῳ λοιδορίας χάριν
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