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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g5420 Greek: phrasso


"to fence in" (akin to phragmos, "a fence"), "close, stop," is used

(a) metaphorically, in Rom 3:19, of "preventing" all excuse from Jew and Gentile, as sinners; in 2Cr 11:10, lit., "this boasting shall not be stopped to me;" Passive Voice in both;

(b) physically, of the mouths of lions, Hbr 11:33 (Active Voice).

2 Strong's Number: g4912 Greek: sunecho


"to hold together," is rendered "stopped (their ears)" in Act 7:57.

3 Strong's Number: g1993 Greek: epistomizo


"to stop the mouth," Tts 1:11: see MOUTH, B.


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